Peerless blood drive supports may Military Appreciation Month


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SIDNEY – Peerless Food Equipment in Sidney will show support for May Military Appreciation Month with a community blood drive Friday, May 5, from 8 to 11 a.m. The Community Blood Center Bloodmobile will be at 500 S. Vandemark Road.

Everyone who registers to donate will receive the “Military Appreciation Month Blood Donor” T-shirt. Donors are encouraged to schedule an appointment online at www.DonorTime.com or call 800-388-GIVE.

National Military Appreciation Month honors current and former members of the U.S. Armed Forces and all those who have died defending our freedom. Congress designated May as NMAM because it has the most days set aside to honor the sacrifices and successes of our service members, including Loyalty Day, VE Day, Armed Forces Day, Military Spouse Appreciation Day and Memorial Day.

The CBC limited edition T-shirt is dark blue with “Military Appreciation Month” in a military insignia design and “Blood Donor” in stencil with the CBC blood drop logo and silhouettes of a soldier and fighter jets. The T-shirt is a free gift to everyone who registers to donate May 1 through May 27 at a CBC Donor Center or most CBC mobile blood drives.

Learn more at www.GivingBlood.org.

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Staff report