Give Life at PIR! Donate Blood on September 11

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Monday, August 4, 2008
Drive aims to exceed mark set in 2007
NASCAR fans will again have the chance in 2008 to visit Phoenix International Raceway and save a life - just by rolling up their sleeves. Phoenix International Raceway, with the American Red Cross Arizona Region and the NASCAR Foundation, is one of over 20 NASCAR Sprint Cup Series tracks scheduled to host the Annual NASCAR Foundation Blood and Marrow Drive on Thursday, September 11. The PIR event, scheduled to start at 11 a.m. (MST) and end at 7 p.m., will take place within PIR's famed blue walls and one-mile oval, inside the track’s infield media center. Potential donors can register now at www.givelife.org by entering the zip code "85323." Information is also available at www.redcross.org, or by calling PIR at (623) 463-5660. The NASCAR Foundation Blood and Marrow Drive seeks to provide a unique experience that brings out the goodwill and community pride in all race fans. In addition to giving blood, fans will also be encouraged to join the National Marrow Donor Program Registry of volunteer marrow donors. 2007 was the most prolific year for the Drive, as 24 participating tracks nationwide combined to collect 3,410 pints of blood. In all, the Drive has collected enough blood and marrow to potentially save 17,000 lives in its two-year history. Those visiting PIR for the NASCAR Foundation Blood and Marrow Drive will have the chance to take in a unique racing experience while at the track. Presenting donors will be entered in a drawing to win one of a number of NASCAR-themed prizes. Potential blood donors must weigh 110 pounds and be at least 18 years of age (17 with a signed Red Cross parental consent form). Potential donors must be in good health, must not have donated blood in the past 56 days, and must present a current donor card or proper form of photo identification at the time of donation. Donation slots will be filled on a first-come, first-served basis, so potential donors are encouraged to act swiftly to take in the ultimate combination of community and racing. Tickets for the Checker Auto Parts 500 Presented by Pennzoil and the remainder of the November NASCAR event weekend at PIR can be purchased online at www.racetickets.com, or over the phone at 1-866-408-RACE (7223). Be a part of it all at PIR!

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