12.13.2016

Old Bridge, NJ – Dec. 13, 2016 –The family of long- time Old Bridge resident Jessica Uveges LoNigro will be hosting a Community Blood Drive in her memory at the Old Bridge Public Library on Wed. Dec. 28th from 12:00 to 7:30 p.m.  Sponsored by New Jersey Blood Services, (a division of the NY Blood Center) the drive will honor the memory of LoNigro, who was a teacher and cheerleading coach in the Old Bridge school system and passed away in her early 30s two years ago this month.

To handle the expected large turnout, the NY Blood Center will also have a bloodmobile on site to supplement the Library’s indoor donation spot.

Donors can make an appointment at http://tinyurl.com/jessicacommunitydrive or by calling 800-933-2566. Walk-ins are also welcome.  To donate, people must be between 17 and 76 years old and weigh at least 110 pounds; 16-year-olds can donate with a parental consent form and those over 76 can donate with a doctor’s note. People with diabetes and blood pressure controlled by medication can donate. Donors are encouraged to eat before coming, and to bring I.D. and proof of age.

The Old Bridge Public Library was recently voted one of the top three “Best Public Libraries in Middlesex County” by the readers of the Home News Tribune. The Library is open seven-days-a-week and is located at 1 Old Bridge Plaza at the corner of Rt. 516 and Cottrell Road in the Municipal Center. More information about this and other Library programs can be found at www.oldbridgelibrary.org or by calling 732-721-5600 x5033. The satellite Laurence Harbor branch is located at 277 Shoreland Circle; phone: 732-566-2227.

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