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Give blood, watch Whalers hockey for free

If you're interested, from the Plymouth Whalers and the Plymouth Examiner:

If fans attempt to donate blood on Friday afternoon at Compuware Arena, they'll get a chance to see the first place Plymouth Whalers host the Sault Ste. Marie Greyhounds in an Ontario Hockey League game later that evening.

The Whalers are teaming up with the American Red Cross for a blood drive Friday from Noon to 6 pm at Compuware Arena (located at 14900 Beck Road in Plymouth Township).

Anyone attempting to donate blood will receive a $12 ticket for the Whalers game Friday evening against the Soo.

Friday's game is also a $5 Friday value. Seats in sections 105-110 of Compuware Arena are offered for $5 on specific Friday nights.

Wings prospect Ryan Sproul plays for the Soo...And while I can't donate blood due to the medications I take to deal with my illnesses, doing so is obviously a pretty dang noble and selfless gesture.

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cigar_nurse's avatar

You can probably still give platelets once a week George. The process takes a couple of hours with a recycle of your red blood cells so you can give once a week.
I did this when I was out of work with my shoulder and now they call me all the time wanting. more.

Posted by cigar_nurse from On The mend for next season Greenville Pylons on 02/01/13 at 03:52 PM ET

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