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Dickey's Barbecue in Meridian Sponsors Blood Drive

Published: 29 Oct 2012

(Meridian, MS) Dickey’s Barbecue is hosting a blood drive benefitting United Blood Services on Friday, November 2 from 11 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. Franchise owner Doug Wilkerson is grateful for the opportunity to give back to the community.

“Our last blood drive was a huge success,” said Wilkerson. “We hope we have an even bigger turn out this year because this is a great opportunity to give back to the community.”

The Meridian location is at 103 South Frontage Rd. Suite 200. For more information on the event and how you can contribute call 601.483.3805.

“I hope more people will come out and support the community blood program,” said Cheryl Reed, Donor Recruitment Representative with United Blood Services. “Dickey’s Barbecue Pit and United Blood Services are partnering in an effort to make sure there is an adequate supply of blood on hospital shelves to help save lives in case of an emergency. I commend Dickey’s for stepping up and helping us meet the challenge of getting the community involved”