Florida Blood Services will conduct a blood drive during the Gulfport Tuesday Fresh Market on Tuesday, July 31st from 9 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. The blood donation vehicle will be parked at the corner of Beach Blvd. and 31st Ave. S. near La Cote Basque Restaurant.
Blood and platelet donors will receive a free wellness check-up and cholesterol screening, as well as an “Operation Blood Donation Hero” t-shirt, and a coupon for $5 off at Outback Steakhouses.
If you donate blood or platelets twice during the summer, before August 31st, you'll receive a coupon good for a free steak dinner at Outback Steakhouses and will be entered into a drawing to win “Outback for a Year” and a suite package from the Tampa Bay Rays.
Blood drive organizers hope to revisit the Gulfport Fresh Market again on Tuesday, August 28th.
The Gulfport Tuesday Fresh Market is a year-round open-air market featuring fruits, vegetables and a wide variety of other foods; hand-made art and crafts; bath, body and wellness products; live music and more. Over 50 vendors and exhibitors participate each Tuesday. Hours for the summer are 9am to 2pm. For more information, go to www.gulfportma.com, or contact Daniel Hodge at (727) 366-4086 or email email@example.com.