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The Ultimate Survivor Encourging Us To Give Blood, Bike To Support Gaylord

Sign up for a blood drive. Save the date and sign up for a bike tour to support Gaylord. It's the least we can do to help the individuals and organizations that help save lives like Colleen's.

 

Colleen Kelly Alexander, , is continuing her efforts to thank the individuals and organizations that helped her survive that accident by encouraging people to sign up to give blood.

A list of upcoming blood drives in the area is below.

As part of that initiative, Colleen recently recorded a radio address about need to give blood that will be aired at an upcoming date on the following stations:

Hartford stations
The River, WHCN 105.9FM
KISS-FM, WKSS 95.77
Fox Sports Radio, WPOP 1410 AM
Country 925, WWYZ, 92.5 FM
ESPN 979, WUCS 97.9 FM (FM Sports Talk)

New Haven
ESPN 1300 WAVZ
WELI News Talk 960AM
KC-101, WKCI, 101.3 FM

Colleen also is organizing a Sports Association of Gaylord Hospital Cycling Tour Saturday, October 20, 2012 at 9:00 AM. Save the date and sign up now!

 

Here is a list of upcoming blood drives that you can sign up for:


September 15, 2012 10:00 AM - 3:00 PM Bishop's Orchards Farm Market Site: Guilford Town Green Town Green Guilford, CT 06437 Donation Types: Blood Notes: GUILFORD WELLNESS FAIR BY CHAMBER OF COMMERCE See Map Get Directions Schedule an appointment »
September 17, 2012 12:30 PM - 6:00 PM Westbrook Elks Lodge 142 Seaside Ave Westbrook, CT 06498 Donation Types: Blood Notes: Sponsored and Food provided by the Westbrook Elks See Map Get Directions Schedule an appointment »
September 22, 2012 9:00 AM - 2:00 PM St. Mary's Church 54 Grove St Clinton, CT 06413 Donation Types: Blood See Map Get Directions Schedule an appointment »
October 05, 2012 1:45 PM - 7:00 PM Kathleen Ryerson School 982 Durham Rd Madison, CT 06443 Donation Types: Blood See Map Get Directions Schedule an appointment »
October 23, 2012 1:15 PM - 6:15 PM Killingworth Elementary School 340 Route 81 Killingworth, CT 06419 Donation Types: Blood Notes: Sponsored by the 4th graders - food provided See Map Get Directions Schedule an appointment »
October 25, 2012 1:00 PM - 6:00 PM St. Augustine Church 30 Caputo Rd North Branford, CT 06471 Donation Types: Blood Notes: "Delicious Food for Donors" See Map Get Directions Schedule an appointment »
October 27, 2012 9:00 AM - 2:00 PM Guilford Fire Department 390 Church Steet Guilford, CT 06437 Donation Types: Blood Notes: Sponsored-Food by Guilford Fire+Police See Map Get Directions Please call 1-800-RED CROSS (1-800-733-2767) for availability.

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Brian Young September 08, 2012 at 12:53 PM
Colleen is my HERO! She is a good friend and always has a beautiful smile and hug! I've had the honor to have her visit some of my blood drives and watch the impact she has when meeting the donors. She truely is an inspiration to me and those around her. Please support our community drives and help save up to 3 lives with your one donation. It's the best gift....."the gift of life"
Brian Young September 08, 2012 at 01:55 PM
Madison Community Blood Drive Don Snow Memorial Drive October 30, 2012 from 9am - 7pm First Congregational Church, Madison SPONSOR: WILSON, PINDER & SNOW, LLC Attorneys at Law Food Provided by: DONAHUE’S MADISON BEACH GRILLE
LPreikszas September 09, 2012 at 11:54 AM
Give blood!!!! It's so important, but often an overlooked opportunity....Thank you for the blood drive information! Colleen's story is an inspiration!

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