Don’t forget the blood donation program at Renaissance Melaka on this 19 May 2010 (Wednesday) at the hotel Ballroom, Level 7, from 10.00am to 4.00pm. Of course in collaboration with Melaka General Hospital ’s Blood Bank.
Read this awareness article / press release from Renaissance:
BLOOD DONATION DRIVE AT RENAISSANCE MELAKA HOTEL
MELAKA, May 2010 – Every three seconds someone needs blood. Human blood has no substitute, just one pint of donated blood can help save as many as three people’s lives.
In collaboration with Melaka General Hospital’s Blood Bank, Renaissance Melaka Hotel will be organizing its annual blood donation drive on Wednesday, 19 May 2010 at the hotel Ballroom, level 7, from 10.00am to 4.00pm. This annual blood donation drive aims to raise awareness of the need for safe blood and to encourage regular blood donation by suitable donors. The drive is to be held in conjunction with ‘Marriott Associates Appreciation Week’ which will be celebrated from 17 to 21 May 2010.
General Manager of the hotel Ms Vathsala Subramaniam said about the collaboration: “As a community focused company we always look for ways to contribute to the community we’re part of, and there’s no better way than being able to make a difference to something as vital as this.”
“They’re constantly in need of blood at the Melaka General Hospital, so we’re pleased to be able to help provide somewhere for people to come and donate. Staffs from the hotel are also set to donate over the one day campaign, helping increase the amount collected and adding important blood to the bank,” she added.
Anyone who is between 18 to 60 years of age, in good health and interval between your last donations is more than 3 months is eligible to donate blood. Health screening will need to be completed before giving blood to ensure the safety of the blood supply from the donor.
Renaissance Melaka Hotel is extending invitations to the public to be a part of this blood drive. A simple gesture would help save someone in need.
For more information, please do not hesitate to contact Tee Mei Fong, Marketing Communications Dept at 06-2848888, ext 8887.
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MEI FONG, TEE | MARKETING COMMUNICATIONS EXECUTIVE
RENAISSANCE MELAKA HOTEL | Jalan Bendahara | Melaka 75100
t: 606.284.8888 f: 606.283.5351 e: firstname.lastname@example.org
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