Sonora, CA — The second annual Heroes Day in the Foothills is coming up on Tuesdy June 28th.
Annie Stevenson, Director of Marketing for Delta Blood Bank of Sonora, was Friday’s KVML “Newsmaker of the Day”.
1450 KVML, Star 92.7, 93.5 KKBN and myMotherLode.com are once again joining forces with the Blood Bank of Sonora to put on a community blood drive.
The Delta Blood Bank provides blood to 15 community hospitals and serves five counties. The Blood Bank reports that about 60 percent of the U.S. population is eligible to donate blood, but only five percent do. One out of every 10 hospitalized patients needs blood.
The event will be held on June 28 from noon – 6:30pm at the Blood Bank located at 850 Sanguinetti Road. Donors are encouraged to make an appointment by calling (209) 943-3830 ext. 218. Walk-ins will also be accepted.
The KVML “Newsmaker of the Day” is heard each weekday morning on AM 1450 KVML at 6:47, 7:47 and 8:47am.