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1604 Campus hosts blood drive Aug. 29-30

By Cindy Brockwell
Development Assistant, Office of Student Affairs

(Aug. 29, 2006)--UTSA Student Health Services and the South Texas Blood & Tissue Center (STBTC) will host a blood drive from 8:30 a.m. to 4 p.m., Aug. 29-30 on the south side of the University Center on the 1604 Campus.

Donors will receive pizza, a coupon for a free haircut at Sport Clips, and an STBTC gym bag or flip flops.

Donors must bring a photo ID, be at least 17 years old, weigh at least 110 pounds and be in good general health. STBTC recommends that donors eat and drink fluids prior to donating blood.

The blood center must collect 500 units of blood daily to meet the needs of local hospitals and clinics.

For information about blood donations, visit the South Texas Blood & Tissue Center Web site.

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