Woodward Radio Group to Host Blood Drive at Bergstrom of Appleton

Donate Blood June 24th 9 a.m. 5 p.m. at Bergstrom on Victory Lane

Published Thursday, June 16, 2016

The Community Blood Center (CBC), in partnership with Woodward Radio Group, will host a blood drive at Bergstrom Automotive Used Car Super Center at 2925 Victory Lane on June 24th from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. The all-day event will feature live on-site broadcasts with DJs from 95.3 FM The Score, WAPL 105.7, WHBY 1150 AM, 95.9 KISS-FM, WKZG-FM 104.3 and WZOR 94.7 RAZOR. 

“On behalf of employee-owned Woodward Radio Group, we are pleased to promote this important community event,” said General Manger Kelly Radandt. “We’re happy to support a vital community resource such as The Community Blood Center.”

The blood drive will provide Fox Cities residents with a unique opportunity to ensure an ample blood supply before the Fourth of July holiday, plus earn a variety of great prizes. All presenting donors will be eligible to enter a drawing for two tickets to Weird Al Yankovic’s August 20th show at the Fox Cities Performing Arts Center supplied by Woodward Radio Group. In addition, all presenting donors will be eligible to enter CBC’s “Summer Splash” drawing with the chance to win one of two Wisconsin Dells getaways including a two-night stay at Kalahari Resort, food and entertainment. 

“We are excited to partner with Woodward Radio Group and Bergstrom Automotive for this event,” said The Community Blood Center Vice President of Donor Services Kris Belanger. “Their outstanding media presence and longstanding commitment to the community provides us with a great opportunity to deliver our mission to the masses, and entice new donors to get involved.”

This event is open to the public. Walk-ins are accepted, however, appointments are appreciated. To schedule a blood donation for June 24th at Bergstrom in Appleton, please call (800) 280-4102 or visit www.communityblood.org/donate-blood.

Donors must meet specific eligibility criteria outlined by the FDA, accrediting organizations (such as AABB) and individual donation centers. To donate in Wisconsin, individuals must be at least 16 years old, in general good health and must meet weight and hemoglobin level requirements on donation day. Donors are encouraged to eat a regular meal and drink plenty of water prior to donation, and present a photo ID upon donation.

Woodward Radio Group (WRG) is a recognized industry leader, having won multiple local, regional and national awards for its programming. WRG operates six stations—AM 1570, 95.3 FM The Score, WAPL 105.7, WHBY 1150 AM, WKSZ 95.9 KISS-FM, WKZG-FM 104.3 & WKZY-FM 92.9 and WZOR 94.7 RAZOR—in the Appleton and Green Bay, Wisconsin markets.

The Community Blood Center (CBC) was established in 1955 and continues today as an independent nonprofit providing a safe and reliable blood supply to hospitals in Northeast Wisconsin, the Northwoods and upper Michigan. CBC has donor centers in Appleton, Oshkosh, Little Chute and Woodruff, plus hosts over 100 blood drives every month. For more information on how you can donate blood or host a blood drive, please visit www.communityblood.org or call 800-280-4102.


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