PLC to sponsor blood drive Oct. 9-10

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PLC to sponsor blood drive Oct. 9-10

Northwestern Oklahoma State University encourages everyone to participate in the upcoming Oklahoma Blood Institute (OBI) blood drive in the Student Center Ranger Room on the Alva campus from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m., Wednesday, Oct. 9, and Thursday, Oct. 10. The President’s Leadership Class (PLC) is sponsoring this drive.

Blood donors will receive a free T-shirt, bonus points in participating classes and free sandwiches from Chartwell’s catering. 

“One in three people will need blood in a lifetime,” said John Armitage, president and CEO of OBI.  “That is why it is important to donate every 56 days for patients in our local hospitals who need blood to survive.”

For more information about the blood drive at Northwestern or to volunteer for the event, contact Rachel Stewart, special events coordinator, at (580) 327-8178 or rsstewart@nwosu.edu.

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