Give the gift of life this Friday, and maybe you will get the gift of fabulous prizes!

It's April, it's officially spring, the worst appears to be behind us as people get vaccinated for Covid-19, but one things is always constant, and that is the need for blood donors, and this is where our friends at the American Red Cross come in.

This Friday, April 2nd, from 11am-4pm, at the Sea Dog Brewing Company, located at 26 Front Street in Bangor, there will be a blood drive, and a chance for you to win some pretty sweet prizes.

Keep in mind that Maine CDC social distancing measures are still in place, so mask up!

The need for blood never, ever takes a pit stop. The American Red Cross and INDYCAR are encouraging donors to "Race to Give Blood" and possibly win a trip for four to next year’s Indianapolis 500. Not only that, but donors will also have a chance to win one of five $1,000 e-gift cards to a merchant of their choice.

Anyone who donates blood, platelets, or plasma from April 1st, through April 30th, will receive an automatic entry for a chance to win one of five $1,000 e-gift cards to a merchant of their choice.

The Grand Prize Package includes:

Four premium tickets to the 2022 Indianapolis 500® Mile Race
Four Garage & Pit Credentials
Passes to attend a meet and greet opportunity with a driver
Round-trip airfare
Three-night hotel accommodations
$500 gift card for expenses

So this Friday, give the gift of life, donate blood, and then while you are at Sea Dog, have a delicious lunch, or early dinner!

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