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PAINTSVILLE — The Mayo Campus of Big Sandy Community and Technical College (BSCTC) hosted the Kentucky Blood Center Wednesday with an August blood drive.

The event, themed, “Battle of the Bluegrass” took place in the Mayo Auditorium. Twenty-seven individuals donated blood. Various blood types were represented and collected. The event culminated in another record turnout in blood donations for the BSCTC Mayo Campus.

Numerous gifts were up for grabs in the BSCTC Mayo Campus, ‘Battle of the Bluegrass’ blood drive. These included:

• A $100 gift card

• Free t-shirts

• A chance to have donors’ names thrown in the jackpot to win a 2012 Toyota RAV4 which is scheduled for giveaway at the end of the summer season

BSCTC nursing student, Destiny Rowe was the recipient of the $100 Walmart gift card.

“The Kentucky Blood Center provides lifesaving blood and blood products to nearly 70 Kentucky hospitals and clinics through generous blood donations in more than 60 counties in Kentucky.”

For more information about blood donations, contact the Kentucky Blood Center at (800) 775-2522 or visit kybloodcenter.org.

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