Eric Smith, Fire Chief
8 School St.
Gloucester, MA 01930
For Immediate Release
Saturday, Nov. 18, 2017
Contact: John Guilfoil
Gloucester Fire Department to Host 4th Annual Blood Drive in Honor of Local Firefighter
GLOUCESTER – Chief Eric Smith is pleased to announce that the Gloucester Fire Department and Addison Gilbert Hospital will be holding the 4th annual community blood drive in honor of local firefighter Jason LoCoco.
Wednesday, Dec. 6, from 12 to 5 p.m.
Cruiseport Gloucester, 6 Rowe St.
The Gloucester Fire Department and Addison Gilbert Hospital would like to invite community members to attend the 4th annual blood drive in honor of Jason LoCoco, a Gloucester firefighter recovering from injuries sustained from a serious motorcycle accident.
“We are proud to be hosting this event in honor of one of our own,” Chief Smith said. “I would like to encourage anyone who is eligible to donate blood to do so by joining us at this event.”
To schedule an appointment, call 1-800-RED CROSS or visit redcrossblood.org.
To expedite the donation process, residents can visit RedCrossBlood.org/RapidPass to complete a pre-donation reading and health history questions on the day of the appointment.
For more information about the American Red Cross, visit redcrossblood.org or call 1-800-RED CROSS.