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Hartsfield-Jackson Airport’s 9th Annual Community Blood Drive
22 August ,2013

For Immediate Release
August 22, 2013

Reese McCranie, Director of Communications
(404) 382-2319

Monica Fuentes, Dep. Director of Communications
(404) 772-3015

Media Advisory

Hartsfield-Jackson Airport’s 9th Annual Community Blood Drive

Airport employees donate blood to the American Red Cross

WHO: Over 100 Airport Employees

WHAT: Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport, in partnership with the American Red Cross, will hold its 9th Annual Community Blood Drive. Last year, Airport employees donated 137 pints of blood, surpassing its goal of 103 pints, through this drive.

WHEN: Friday, August 23 – 11:30 a.m.

WHERE: Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport, 6000 North Terminal Parkway, Atlanta, Georgia 30320

Media attending the event are required to arrive by 11:15 a.m. Please meet at the clock tower in the atrium. Representatives from both the Department of Aviation and the American Red Cross will be available to answer questions.

Please RSVP to Monica Fuentes at by 6 p.m. Thursday, August 22.


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