Sioux Falls Stampede To Host 13th Annual Blood Drive

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Sioux Falls, SD- The Sioux Falls Stampede Hockey Club, Culver's and Big Country 92.5-FM will host the 13th annual "Score One For Life" community blood drive on Tuesday, November 25th from 11 AM until 2 PM at Culver's Restaurant on Minnesota Ave. (2800 SMN Ave.) and from 4 pm until 7 pm at the Culver's Restaurant on South Louise Avenue (2509 S. Louise Ave).

Every patron who signs up at either session will receive two (2)  Stampede tickets to the December 17th home game versus Des Moines, two (2) tickets to the Canaries home opener in May and pint of Culver’s famous custard.

The Stampede will have a few players signing autographs from 11 AM 12:30 PM.  Big Country 92.5-FM will be broadcasting live from Culver’s on South Louise Avenue from 4 to 6 PM and several players will help wait on tables and sign autographs from 5:30 PM to 7:00 PM.

"The Holidays are a difficult time for the blood supply," states Community Blood Bank Director Ken Versteeg. "Many people are busy with holiday activities and forget to take time to donate blood which puts a strain on the blood supply. People coming in to donate at a community blood drive like this one, just before a major holiday, is very important to help keep the local blood supply at adequate levels so we can respond to emergencies."

Donors must be at least 17 years old, 110 pounds or more and be in good general health the day of the donation.  Please bring an ID with you.  An individual can donate blood safely every 56 days.  Community Blood Bank is the sole supplier of blood to Avera McKennan Hospital, Avera Heart Hospital of South Dakota, V.A. Medical Center, and Sanford Health. Click Here for more information. 

The Herd return home this Saturday to face the Dubuque Fighting Saints at 7:05 PM at the PREMIER Center. It is also Military Night, presented by the South Dakota Army National Guard. The Stampede will be paying tribute to the men and women of the military before and during the game. Military members can get discounted tickets by showing their military ID at the KELOLAND Box Office. Tickets are also available through Ticketmaster or call the Stampede office 336-6060 for more information.

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