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October 12, 2017

Blood donors receive free Tennessee Valley Fair admission


Knoxville – The Tennessee Valley Fair is offering free fair admission to blood donors.

The Tennessee Valley fair is rallying to increase blood donations in East Tennessee with Medic Regional Blood Center. Blood donors that contribute a donation from Tuesday, Sept. 5 until Friday, Sept. 8 at one of Medic’s Community Drives or Donor Center will receive free fair admission. The complimentary pass can be used any day of the 2017 Tennessee Valley Fair Friday, Sept. 8 until Sunday, Sept. 17.

Donations can be made on the following days, with locations and times listed.

Tuesday, Sept. 5

MEDIC Knoxville Donor Center, 8 a.m. until 6:30 p.m.

MEDIC Farragut Donor Center, 7:30 a.m. until 7 p.m.

MEDIC Crossville Donor Center, 1 p.m. until 7 p.m.

Sevier Heights Baptist Church in South Knoxville,
11 a.m. until 5 p.m.

Food City in Dandridge, Noon until 6 p.m.

First Baptist Church of Newport, Noon until 6 p.m.

Freddy’s Frozen Custard in Morristown, Noon until
6 p.m.

Maryville College (Bartlett Hall), 10 a.m. until 4 p.m.

Norwood Elementary School in Oliver Springs, 11 a.m. until 5 p.m.

US Bank in Rockwood, 9 a.m. until 4 p.m.

Wednesday, Sept. 6

MEDIC Knoxville Donor Center, 8 a.m. until 6:30 p.m.

MEDIC Farragut Donor Center, 6:30 a.m. until 6 p.m.

MEDIC Crossville Donor Center, 9 a.m. until 5 p.m.

Ingles in Karns, 11 a.m. until 6 p.m.

Dotson Memorial Baptist Church in Maryville, 2 p.m. until 8 p.m.

Laughlin Healthcare Center in Greeneville (801 East McKee St.), 1:30 p.m. until 4 p.m.

Smoky Mountain Knife Works in Sevierville, Noon until 6 p.m.

St. Patrick’s Catholic Church/Knights of Columbus in Morristown, 11 a.m. until 6 p.m.

Thursday, Sept. 7

MEDIC Knoxville Donor Center, 8 a.m. until 6:30 p.m.

MEDIC Farragut Donor Center, 7:30 a.m. until 7 p.m.

MEDIC Crossville Donor Center, 1 p.m. until 7 p.m.

Ingles in Powell, 11 a.m. until 6 p.m.

New Providence Southern Baptist Church in Loudon, 11 a.m. until 6 p.m.

United Grocery Outlet in Jacksboro, 11 a.m. until 6 p.m.

Walgreens in Seymour, 1 p.m. until 5 p.m.

Friday, Sept. 8

MEDIC Knoxville Donor Center, 8 a.m. until 6:30 p.m.

MEDIC Farragut Donor Center, 6:30 a.m. until 6 p.m.

MEDIC Crossville Donor Center, 9 a.m. until 5 p.m.

Dollar General in Gibbs, 11a.m. until 6 p.m.

Ollie’s Bargain Outlet in Maryville, 11 a.m. until 6 p.m.

Blount Memorial Hospital in Maryville, Noon until
6 p.m.

Ft. Sanders Sevier Senior Center (1220 W Main St),
9:30 a.m. until 4 p.m.

Lowe’s in East Knoxville, Noon until 6 p.m.

Sloan’s of Vonore, 11 a.m. until 6 p.m.

Walmart in Madisonville, 11 a.m. until 6 pm.

All donors must be at least 17 years of age, weigh 110 pounds or more (16-year-olds weighing 120 pounds or more can donate but must have parental consent) and must present valid photo identification. For more information, call Abby Suchomski at (865) 215-1473 or email abby@tnvalleyfair.org.

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