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Burlington Bees to host Community Blood Drive on Monday, July 14

June 24, 2014

Burlington, IA - The Burlington Bees will host a community Blood Drive from 3 PM to 6 PM on Monday, July 14 at Community Field inside the Mississippi Valley Regional Blood Center bus.

Donors on that day will each receive a ticket voucher for any home game of their choosing during the rest of the season. All presenting donors will also be entered to win a party night with the Burlington Bees, including 4 box seat tickets to a home game, hot dogs, chips, and soft drinks for 4 and 2 Burlington Bees t-shirts.

To donate, please contact Kim Parker at (319) 754-5705 or visit

Potential donors must be at least 17 years of age (or 16 with parental permission form found at and must weight more than 110 pounds. A photo I.D. or MVRBC Donor Card is requried to donate. Donors who last gave blood on or before May 19, 2014 are eligible to give blood at this drive.

Blood donation is a safe, simple procedure that takes about 45 minutes to 1 hour. Individuals with diabetes or controlled high blood pressure may be accepted as eligible donors.

Mississippi Valley Regional Blood Center is the provider of blood and blood components to more than 87 hospitals in Illinois, Iowa, Missouri and Wisconsin. In your area, MVRBC is the exclusive provider to