LRCC Holds Bone Marrow Drive

LRCC Holds Bone Marrow Drive

10/10/14

For Immediate Release; contact, Max Brown; Lakes Region Community College, Laconia, NH; (603) 524-3207

Photo:  Representatives of the Lakes Region Community College (LRCC) Compassionate Advocates for Reform and Empowerment (C.A.R.E.) are pictured.  They are, left to right, C.A.R.E.  Society Advisor, Linda Ferruolo (Gilford); Secretary, Lisa Rowley (Bristol); and President, Steven Farkas (Belmont).  The individuals are displaying the poster of the “Be The Match” Bone Marrow Drive.  The Drive will be held at LRCC on Tuesday, October 21, in the Turner Building Cafeteria from 11:00 a.m. – 1:30 p.m. and 4:00 p.m. - 5:30 p.m.

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“At the October 21 Bone Marrow Drive, those interested in joining the Registry complete paperwork which includes contact information and a brief health history, and a cheek swab is done,” says Ferruolo.  “No blood is taken and there is no out of pocket cost for someone who wants to join the ‘Be The Match’ Registry.”  An Information Session is also being held Wednesday, October 15, at 11:00 a.m. in LRCC’s Academic Commons.

For additional information about LRCC’s “Be The Match” Bone Marrow Drive, contact “Be The Match” Account Executive, Jennifer St. Peter at (401) 248-5762.  One may also email St. Peter at marrow@ribc.org.

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