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April 23, 2010 06:45 ET

Media Advisory-REMINDER/Annual Molson Coors Blood Drive: Join the Montreal Canadiens Alumni and Molson Coors Employees at the Brewery

MONTREAL, QUEBEC--(Marketwire - April 23, 2010) - For the fourth year running, Molson Coors invites the general public to give the gift of blood during their annual blood drive. This year, Molson Coors is proud to partner with the Montreal Canadiens Alumni. The event, organized in collaboration with Héma-Québec, will take place next Friday, April 23, at the John-Molson Room, located at the Molson Brewery on Notre-Dame Street East.

From 8 a.m. to 6 p.m., several former Montreal Canadiens players, including Yvan Cournoyer, Pierre Bouchard, Yvon Lambert, Patrice Brisebois and Réjean Houle, will take turns thanking donors for their generosity.

Event spokespeople, Montreal Canadiens Alumni President Réjean Houle and Molson Coors Community Relations Manager Monique Dépatie, will be on hand for on-site interviews during the day.

Facts to bear in mind:

  • Did you know that a single blood donation can save up to four lives?
  • Did you know that, in Quebec, someone needs blood every 80 seconds?
  • Did you know that 1,000 blood donations a day are necessary to meet hospital needs?
What: Molson Coors Blood Drive with the Montreal Canadiens Alumni
  Blood drive open to the general public
   
Who: In the company of former players of the Montreal Canadiens and Molson Coors employees
   
When: Friday, April 23, from 8:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m.
   
Where: John-Molson Room
  1670 Notre-Dame Street East (corner of Papineau Avenue)
   
  Note: Visitor parking available opposite 1670 Notre-Dame Street East

Contact Information

  • Source :
    Molson Coors
    Marie-Helene Lagace
    Director, Public Relations
    or
    Information :
    Morin Relations Publiques
    Charles Durivage
    Principal Coordinator
    514-289-8688, ext 227 / 514-894-4186
    charlesd@morinrp.com