by KT Leong
Junior Chamber International Kinta (JCI Kinta) and Lions Club of Ipoh Midtown will jointly host a Merdeka Blood Donation Event on August 31st (Thursday). The event, which will be held on the ground floor (Centre court) of Aeon Station 18, will officially start from 10 am to 4 pm on August 31st.
The main purpose of this event is to assist the National Blood Banks to procure a fresh supply of blood in order to save lives. To ensure the safety of the donors, there will be professional medical specialists to conduct the blood donation campaign.
YB Goh See Hua, Member of Parliament of Pasir Pinji, will be the guest of honour at the closing ceremony of the event.
Besides that, there will also be singing and dancing performances, lucky draws, health talks, Anti-Scam Talks and a series of free services, such as free body check-ups, free optic eye check-ups, free Traditional Chinese Medical check-ups, free mental health consultation and others.
For blood donors, special precautions are advised:
- Been over 3 months since their last donation
- NO ALCOHOL for 24 hours before donating
- MUST have sufficient sleep and rest the day before donating
- MUST eat breakfast before donating blood
For further information, please do not hesitate to contact the following persons in charge.
Contacts ：016-4170210 (Clara), 018-2166362 (Addy)
Location： Centre Court, Aeon Mall Station 18