Molson Canada

Molson Canada

April 25, 2007 07:00 ET

Media Advisory: Molson and Montreal Alouettes Blood Donor Clinic

May 1st 2007: Invitation to the general public

MONTREAL, QUEBEC--(CCNMatthews - April 25, 2007) - Molson Canada -


Attention Senior Editors, Assignment Editors and other media representatives covering news, society, community affairs and sports, including sports celebrities

Molson and the Montreal Alouettes invite the general public to give the gift of blood on Tuesday, May 1st at John Molson Room located nearby Molson Brewery on Notre-Dame Street. From 9:00 to 19:00, Alouettes players and cheerleaders will take turns working two-hour volunteer shifts in the company of team mascot Touche to thank donors for their generosity. In addition, five (5) pairs of tickets will be drawn for a regular Alouettes season game.

For this clinic, which is being organized in cooperation with Hema-Quebec, Monique Depatie, Manager, Community Relations and event spokesperson for Molson, will be on hand with teams of Molson volunteer employees and executives to ensure that clinic activities proceed smoothly.

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 1000 blood donations a day are necessary to meet
hospital needs?

For further information about this blood donor clinic, please visit

What: Molson and Montreal Alouettes Blood Donor Clinic - Open to
the general public

Who: In the company of Molson employees and Montreal Alouettes
players, cheerleaders and team mascot Touche

Goal: Collect blood from 300 donors

When: Tuesday, May 1st, 2007 from 9:00 to 19:00

Where: John Molson Room
1670 Notre-Dame Street East (corner of Papineau Avenue)

Note: Visitor parking available opposite 1670 Notre-Dame
Street East

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