Maryville, Red Cross, Invite Donors To “Bleed Blue”

February 26, 2008

Maryville, Red Cross, Invite Donors To “Bleed Blue”

ST. LOUIS — Maryville University, in cooperation with the American Red Cross and the St. Louis Blues, is hosting a “Do You Bleed Blue” blood drive from 2-8 p.m., Monday, March 3, in the University’s Donius University Center Atrium. All those attempting to donate will receive a specially designed “Do You Bleed Blue” t-shirt and will be entered into a raffle for special Blues prizes. Donors will be required to show a photo ID before donating blood.

The blood drive is the latest in a series of joint ventures between Maryville University and the Blues. For more information or to make an appointment to donate at the March 3 blood drive, call 1-800-GIVE-LIFE (1-800-448-3543) or visit www.americanredcrossblood.org, sponsor code “Blues.” Other sponsors of the blood drive include Edy’s ice cream, CW11, KMOX Radio and Schuncks.

Maryville University is a private institution offering approximately 50 undergraduate, seven master¹s and two doctoral degree programs to 3,422 students. Ranked by U.S. News and World Report as one of America¹s Best Colleges, Maryville University prepares its students for successful and meaningful careers. Among Maryville¹s most recent graduates, 94 percent are employed or attending graduate school. Approximately 15,000 alumni work and live in the St. Louis region