PIR to host Red Cross blood drive
Blood drive to be held Saturday, Sept. 11 on the track in-field
Come to the track as a fan, leave as a hero. That's the mantra for NASCAR fans at Phoenix International Raceway that have the chance to help save lives by rolling up their sleeves for this year’s American Red Cross blood drive.
The blood drive will be held from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Saturday, Sept. 11 at Phoenix International Raceway, 7602 S. Avondale Blvd. in Avondale. Fans wishing to participate in the Sept. 11 blood drive should enter the track at Gate 8 and proceed through the In-Field Tunnel to the Media Center.
Donors must weigh at least 110 lbs. and be at least 17 years of age. Donors must also 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.
All donors will also have the opportunity to enter-to-win a variety of hourly prizes, including tickets to the upcoming NASCAR event weekend at Phoenix International Raceway in November.
Registration for the Sept. 11 blood drive at Phoenix International Raceway is available online at www.redcrossblood.org or by calling 800-RED-CROSS (733-2767) and using the sponsor code "PIR." Donation slots will be filled on a first-come, first-served basis.
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