USS MIDWAY MUSEUM HOSTS BLOODMOBILE ON VETERANS’ DAY, THURSDAY, NOVEMBER 11Posted: October 27, 2010
AM 600 KOGO’S CHIP FRANKLIN WILL APPEAR FROM 10 A.M. TO 12 P.M; BLOOD DONORS AWARDED A FREE TICKET TO THE MUSEUM
Blood donors will have the opportunity to experience one of San Diego’s most interactive museums on Veterans’ Day after donating blood at the USS Midway’s Blood Drive on Thursday, November 11, from 9:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the Navy Pier parking lot next to the ship at 910 North Harbor Dr.Successful donors at the drive will be awarded a ticket to tour the museum (exhibits will close at 5 p.m.).
AM 600 KOGO’S Chip Franklin will visit with donors from 10 a.m. to 12 p.m. on the pier.“Touring the USS Midway is a great family outing,” said Lynn Stedd, blood bank spokesperson. “We hope families will take advantage of this opportunity by donating blood and then going aboard Midway to enjoy an inspirational 3 p.m. ceremony on Veterans Day.”“Live entertainment, skydivers, and a patriotic ceremony on the flight deck is a great way to celebrate Veterans Day,” she added.
Anyone who is at least 17 years old, in generally good health and weighs at least 110 pounds may qualify to donate blood. To make an appointment or for more information about the San Diego Blood Bank, please call 1-800-4MY-SDBB or visit www.sandiegobloodbank.org. For more information on Midway’s Veterans Day activities, visit www.midway.org.Make An Appointment C:\base\websites\www.sandiegobloodbank.org\scripts/../inc/footer_menus/about_us.php