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Teaneck Ambulance Corps
Honors Former Members
With Annual Blood Drive

October 27, 2014

TEANECK, NJ - The Teaneck Volunteer Ambulance Corps (TVACís) ' 20th annual blood drive on October 27 is being held with Community Blood Services in memory of several deceased members of the corps.

TVAC member Angelea Wilkerson said the blood drive on Monday, October 27 will honor former members Walt Pinches, a police captain who was an active member for more than 30 years; Rabbi Stanley Fish, who also served as chaplain; and Bill Shambroom, a WWII Navy combat veteran who joined TVAC at age 64.

"These TVAC members portrayed the qualities to which all of our members should aspire. To keep their memories alive, we are conducting a blood drive to help save the lives of patients in our local communities," Wilkerson said.

The blood drive will be held from 3 to 9 p.m. at the Teaneck Volunteer Ambulance Corps, 855 Windsor Road. Each donor will get a free T-shirt as a thank you gift for his or her life-giving donation. Refreshments will be provided courtesy of TVACís long-time supporters Chopstix Kosher Take-Out and Butterfly Bakery.

Call Community Blood Services at 201-251-3703 to make an appointment to donate blood at the October 27th drive.

Community Blood Services has been serving the community for more than 60 years. It operates three donor centers in New Jersey and other convenient donor sites and mobile blood drives like the TVAC drive, in New Jersey and New York.

The blood center supplies lifesaving blood and blood products to more than 18 hospitals in New York and New Jersey, including Holy Name Medical Center in Teaneck, HackensackUMC, St. Joseph's Healthcare System in Wayne and Paterson, and The Valley Hospital in Ridgewood.

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