Staff Senate Hosts Blood Drive and Pi Day Raffle

Donate blood at the University of Arkansas at Little Rock Staff Senate Blood Drive on Monday, March 14, and you will have a chance to win one of seven delicious pies in celebration of Pi Day.

The Blood Drive will be held from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. in the Commons Great Room in University Commons. Pies will be raffled off every hour on the hour. Staff Senate Blood Drive: Pi Day Pie Raffle! Monday, March 14 10am - 3pm Commons Great Room There are three ways to win one of seven pies: 1. Make an appointment to donate blood. Go to www.redcrossblood.org and enter sponsor code: UALR 2. Be in line to donate blood when the drive opens at 10am. 3. Come donate blood anytime from 10am-3pm. A pie will be raffled each hour of the drive (5 pies total). For questions, please contact Sarah Travis at scdavis@ualr.edu or visit ualr.edu/staffsenate/blood-drive.

Pi Day is celebrated on March 14 around the world. Pi is the symbol used in mathematics to represent a constant — the ratio of the circumference of a circle to its diameter — which is approximately 3.14159.

In addition to the pie raffle, donors will be entered in a national raffle to win one of three prize packages with four tickets to the Cedar Fair theme park of their choice, as well as two grand prize packages including free tickets, travel, and hotel accommodations.

Donors will also receive special access to purchase discounted tickets to 10 Cedar Fair theme parks. Cedar Fair will donate $2 from each ticket purchase to the American Red Cross.

To make an appointment to donate blood, visit www.redcrossblood.org and enter sponsor code “UALR”.

For more information, please contact Blood Drive Committee Chairperson Sarah Travis at scdavis@ualr.edu or visitualr.edu/staffsenate/blood-drive.

This article was originally written by Angelita Faller. See here for original article: http://ualr.edu/news/2016/03/10/ualr-blood-drive-pi-day-raffle/

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