Blood Center summer donors to receive pint of Culver’s custard

Staff Report

Now through Aug. 31, area blood donors will receive a coupon for a free pint of frozen custard from Culver’s (while supplies last) as part of Culver’s “Give a Pint, Get a Pint” promotion at Rock River Valley Blood Center (RRVBC).

Coupons are good for vanilla, chocolate or flavor of the day at participating Culver’s locations. Anyone who donates blood at a local blood center or mobile blood drive location will be eligible.

We are very excited to offer this thank-you to our blood donors and to have the support of area Culver’s,” said Jennifer Bowman, RRVBC spokesperson. “Especially during the challenging summer months, it’s a great way for us to remind the community about the importance of a stable and adequate blood supply.”

Log on to for hours, directions and mobile blood drive schedules.

The RRVBC serves as a centralized, community blood center and is the sole provider of blood products and services to Beloit Health System, Edgerton Hospital and Health Services, FHN, Mercy Harvard Hospital, OSF Saint Anthony Medical Center, Rochelle Community Hospital, Rockford Health System, SwedishAmerican Health System and SwedishAmerican Medical Center — Belvidere.

For more information or to make an appointment to donate blood, call toll-free at 877-RRVBC-99 or find RRVBC on the web at

From the June 19-25, 2013, issue

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