Molson Canada

Molson Canada


May 01, 2007 12:01 ET

Media Advisory/REMINDER/Photo Opportunity: Molson and Montreal Alouettes Blood Donor Clinic

Today, May 1st: Invitation to the general public Attention Senior Editors, Assignment Editors and other media representatives covering news, society, community affairs and sports, including sports celebrities

MONTREAL, QUEBEC--(CCNMatthews - May 1, 2007) - Molson and the Montreal Alouettes invite the general public to give the gift of blood today, May 1st, at the John Molson Room of the Molson Brewery on Notre-Dame Street. From 9:00 to 19:00, Alouettes players Scott Flory, Bryan Chiu, Paul Lambert, Shaun Diner, Keith Stokes, Devon Claybrooks, Anwar Stewart, Uzooma Okeke, Etienne Boulay and Dave Stala, in the company of team cheerleaders, will take turns 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, organized in collaboration with Hema-Quebec, Monique Depatie, Manager, Community Relations and event spokesperson for Molson, is on hand throughout the day 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: Today, May 1st, 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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