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United Blood Services Offers Donors Free Tickets to Marc Savard Comedy Hypnosis

Published on Tue, Feb 18, 2014 (10:37 a.m.)

LAS VEGAS (Feb. 18, 2014) – United Blood Services of Las Vegas (UBS) is offering blood donors one voucher valid for two free admissions to Marc Savard Comedy Hypnosis in the Miracle Mile Shops at Planet Hollywood Hotel & Casino. Donors supplying blood or platelets at any of the three Southern Nevada UBS locations and select mobile blood drives in February are eligible to receive the vouchers.

Marc Savard's long-running Vegas show is an entertaining and energetic mix of hypnosis, comedy and chaos. UBS invites donors to witness this master hypnotist compel volunteers to take a walk on their wild sides, including imagining they're invisible, irresistibly attractive and more, to the delight of cheering audiences. Self -taught, Savard starred on stage as the world's youngest professional hypnotist at 19 and was appearing in more than 200 stage shows by age 21. Instead of him being the main attraction, his volunteers become the stars of the show.

“United Blood Services is extremely thankful for community partners who allow us to offer such great incentives for our donors,” said Danny Cervantes, regional donor recruitment director for UBS. “Through the generosity of partners like Marc Savard, we are able to keep blood supply levels up throughout the year as well as match the kindness of our donors.”

UBS relies on local blood donations to make sure blood is available for those in need. The nonprofit organization aims to provide a safe and ample blood supply, while producing advanced cutting-edge research. UBS currently has a need for all blood types, especially O negative. O negative is the universal blood type and the only type that can be transfused to patients with different blood types.

To schedule an appointment or to donate blood, call 1-877-827-4376 or visit one of United Blood Services’ three Southern Nevada locations:
• 6930 W. Charleston Blvd., Las Vegas, NV
• 601 Whitney Ranch Drive, Ste. 20, Henderson, NV
• 4950 W. Craig Road, Las Vegas, NV
UBS is always interested in creating partnerships for new blood drive sponsors in our community. To learn more about organizing a mobile blood drive, please call 702-304-6547.
About United Blood Services of Las Vegas
Founded in 1963, United Blood Services of Las Vegas, a nonprofit, 501 (c)(3) organization, provides blood and blood products for local area hospitals in Southern Nevada, California and Northern Arizona. Its programs exist to make a difference in people’s lives by inspiring individuals to donate blood, producing a safe and ample blood supply, advancing cutting-edge research and embracing continuous quality improvement. The United Blood Services network is one of the nation’s oldest and largest nonprofit blood service organizations, and is a founding member of America's Blood Centers and the American Association of Blood Banks. Nationally, United Blood Services serves more than 500 hospitals in 18 states, contributing to more than 25 million people. For more information, visit www.unitedbloodservices.org.

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