Heritage Oaks Bank Sponsors Quarterly Blood Drive - 03/16/09

For Immediate Release
8:00A.M. PT, March 16th, 2009
Mitch Massey, SVP

(Paso Robles, CA) - Heritage Oaks Bank sponsored a Blood Drive on March 13, at the 12th Street Branch in Paso Robles. Heritage Oaks Bank participates in United Blood Services Hereos for Life Program by hosting four blood drives a year to help United Blood Services obtain enough blood donor volunteers to help meet the many needs and uses for blood.

"Each donation saves two lives. This is a wonderful contribution Heritage Oaks Bank does for their community," said Mona Kleman, Donor Recruitment Manager for United Blood Services.

United Blood Services sets up the blood drive in the Heritage Oaks Bank parking lot. Anyone is welcome to donate blood if they meet blood donation criteria. Heritage Oaks Bank provides sign-up sheets leading up to and on the day of the event for anyone interested in donating.

"It has become tradition for Heritage Oaks Bank to organize a few times a yare the venue for staff and customers to give blood," said Mitch Massey, Senior Vice President/Marketing for Heritage Oaks Bank.