/R E P E A T -- Media Invitation - Quartier DIX30 GLOBULE: a blood donation experience to discover!/

BROSSARD, QC, Feb. 11, 2014 /CNW Telbec/ - Héma-Québec invites representatives of the media to attend the inauguration of the Quartier DIX30 GLOBULE Blood Donor Centre on February 12, at 10:00 am. This new GLOBULE Centre offers residents of the Montérégie region a blood donation experience that is pleasant, easy and accessible. This inauguration is the perfect occasion to visit the modern facilities of the largest GLOBULE Centre in Québec and collect testimonials from both donors and the parents of a young recipient. Geneviève Grondin and Louis-Philippe Lessard, parents of Louis-David, a three-year-old boy who has received several transfusions, will be on site and available for interviews.

Event: Inauguration of the Quartier DIX30 GLOBULE Blood Donor Centre
 
Date: Wednesday, February 12, 2014
 
Time: 10:00 am to 12:00 noon
 
Place:
9370 Leduc Blvd., suite 30
Brossard, Québec, J4Y 0B3

About Héma-Québec 

Héma-Québec's mission is to efficiently provide adequate quantities of safe, optimal blood components, substitutes, human tissues and cord blood to meet the needs of all Quebecers; to provide and develop expertise along with specialized and innovative services and products in the fields of transfusion medicine and human tissue transplantation.

Héma-Québec encompasses 1,300 employees, over 300,000 donor visits to blood drives per year, 16,000 volunteers and more than 500,000 blood products delivered annually to Québec hospitals to meet the needs of patients.

Give blood. Give life.

SOURCE Héma-Québec

For further information:

Sophie Marsolais | 514 258-0455
presse@smaccom.com