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Saturday, December 22nd - Tulsa 66ers to Host Holiday Blood Drive

Dec 22, 2012

The Tulsa 66ers and the Oklahoma Blood Institute (OBI) are teaming up for a Holiday Blood Drive on Saturday, Dec. 22, at the SpiritBank Event Center from 4 p.m. to 8 p.m.

Each donor will receive two free tickets to the 66ers game that night against the Canton Charge (7 p.m. tipoff) and a commemorative Oklahoma City Thunder t-shirt, OBI baseball cap and health screenings.

Additionally, the first 50 donors will receive a complimentary pair of tickets for an upcoming Oklahoma City Thunder game at Chesapeake Energy Arena in Oklahoma City. Donors can also register for raffle prizes that include a basketball signed by Tulsa 66ers players and a 15-person suite to a Tulsa 66ers game.

Free parking will be made available for the blood drive in the parking garage south of the arena in the Regal Plaza parking lot.

OBI is the sole blood provider for patients in 140 medical facilities in Oklahoma including Saint Francis Health System, Cancer Treatment Center, Tulsa Spine and Specialty Hospital, and Tulsa Life Flight in the Tulsa area. Each donation can provide life-saving blood for up to three Oklahomans.

Healthy adults, 16 and older, are encouraged to donate*. Blood can be given every 56 days. Appointments can be scheduled by calling 1-877-340-8777, or visiting www.obi.org.

* 16 year olds must weigh at least 125 pounds and provide signed parental permission, 17 year olds must weigh at least 125 pounds, 18+ year olds must weigh at least 110 pounds.

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