Be A Hero: Give Blood at Aug. 5 American Red Cross Blood Drive

BRUNSWICK, Georgia: July 29, 2010– It is summer vacation season and that means more of us are on the nation’s highways, which can lead to more traffic accidents. Did you know a single car accident victim could require as many as 100 units of blood? You can become a real-life hero and save the lives of up to three people by giving blood at the American Red Cross blood drive scheduled for Thursday, Aug. 5, at the Southeast Georgia Health System Brunswick Campus, 2415 Parkwood Drive. The drive will be held in the Linda S. Pinson Conference Center, located on the first floor, from 1-6 p.m. Donors participating in donating blood or platelets will be eligible to win a $1,000 gift card. Free valet parking is available until 4 p.m. Please remember to bring a photo ID. For more information, call 912-466-5160. For a complete listing of upcoming Health System events, classes, and seminars, visit the online calendar at www.sghs.com.