Walk-Ins Welcome at Upcoming Crye-Leike Blood Drive

Memphis, Tenn. –  Walk-ins are welcome at Crye-Leike, Realtors’ annual company blood drive, scheduled for Tues., August 12, 2003, 10 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. at Crye-Leike’s corporate headquarters, 6525 Quail Hollow.

“Volunteers who donate a pint of blood will receive a coupon for a free pint of ice cream or yogurt from Baskin Robbins,” says Crye-Leike event coordinator Anita Frase who calls being a blood donor a simple way to ?invest in a life.”

“Crye-Leike corporate holds a blood drive annually as a community service to give back to the communities we serve,” says Joyce Friedman, public relations director.

“Other Crye-Leike branch offices also hold blood drives throughout the year,”she says. “Since January 2003, Crye-Leike blood drives have generated company wide a total of 134 pints from productive donors, with 34 of those being first timer donors. We anticipate the results from this upcoming drive at our Quail Hollow office to bring our total count to close to 200 pints collected.”

The blood drive is being conducted by Lifeblood, Mid-South Regional Blood Center.

To sign up as a blood donor volunteer at the Crye-Leike location, contact Anita Frase at 901/756-8900, ext. 103.

Crye-Leike (www.crye-leike.com), a full service real estate company for 26 years, is the nation’s 10th largest real estate company and the largest serving Tennessee and the Southern Region of the United States. Crye-Leike, Inc. in Memphis has a sales force of over 1,100 sales associates who are located in 20 branch and franchise offices in four counties throughout a three-state Mid-South region in Shelby County, Tenn.; Crittendon County, Ark.; and DeSoto and Lee counties, Miss.

Lifeblood, Mid-South Regional Blood Center is the community blood center for the Mid-South serving the hospitals, patients and volunteer blood donors of a region with a population of 1.1 million and the eighth largest medical center in the United States. Lifeblood provides almost all of the blood used in the area for lifesaving transfusion. For more information on urgent appeals for volunteer blood donors, visit Lifeblood online at www.lifeblood.org.