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Blood Alliance seeks donors, offers ‘rewards’

The Blood Alliance of Jacksonville is seeking blood donations and is offering incentives to donate.

• Sharks blood drive. Everyone who registers to donate blood at the Blood Alliance Jacksonville Sharks Blood Drive at Jacksonville Veterans Memorial Arena on Saturday, April 30 will receive a free t-shirt while supplies last, and will be automatically entered to win a 2010 smart car. The blood drive will take place from 5 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. at Veterans Memorial Arena.

• Country club challenge drives. Individuals who donate at one of the Blood Alliance’s Country Club Challenge Blood Drives will be automatically entered into a random drawing for one of 40 pairs of tickets to The Players Championship at Sawgrass. Donors at the country club with the most donations will win a $25 gift certificate to Woody’s Bar-B-Q.

Country Club Challenge Blood Drives will take place on May 1, from 1 p.m. to 5 p.m., at Deercreek Country Club and at Queen’s Harbour Yacht & Country Club; on May 7 from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. at Hidden Hills Country Club and at Jacksonville Golf and Country Club; and on May 8, from noon to 4 p.m. at the Palencia Club and at Eagle Harbor.

In addition, everyone who registers to donate will also be automatically entered into a random drawing for a 2010 smart car from the Smart Car Center Jacksonville, a Brumos Company.

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