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Save a life this winter and donate blood at the Work ‘N Gear Sponsored American Red Cross Blood Drive

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January 10, 2014

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Quincy, MA. – Work ‘N Gear is excited to partner with WZLX for their 2014 Annual American Red Cross Blood Drive.  This year the first 100 donors at each location will receive a commemorative WZLX t-shirt and a coupon for one pound of free Dunkin Donuts Coffee, staying true to their “give a pint get a pound” campaign.

With flu season and the unpredictable New England weather, winter is always a difficult time to collect blood. Work ‘N Gear encourages those wishing to donate to stop into one of the four donation centers around the Greater Boston area on Friday, January 10, 2014. Donation centers include, the Charles Hotel in Cambridge, the Waterfront Hotel in Salem, the Holiday Inn in Taunton and the Holiday Inn in Rockland.

“There are not many opportunities to so directly affect someone’s life in a positive way as through  giving blood” said Rob Cuoco, Work ‘N Gear’s Director of Marketing/Creative. “Having seen firsthand the beneficial effects of blood transfusions. I am always grateful to those that donate.”

Lauren Ibey, Visual Merchandise Manager at Work ‘N Gear will be there to donate on Friday.  “It’s been a while since I’ve had the time to donate blood, but this year I’m making time.  I’ll be going to the Rockland donating center to support all parties involved: Work ‘N Gear, WZLX and the American Red Cross. Donating blood is something everyone should think about doing.”

Visit wzlx.cbslocal.com/2014-wzlx-blood-drive/ for donation center addresses and to book your donation time now.

About WZLX:

WZLX is a classic rock radio station based in Boston, Massachusetts. With CBS as the parents company WZLX shares the radio dials with its sister stations including, WODS and WBCN. Today ‘ZLX morning show team of Karlson and McKenzie bring their listeners the classic rock hits they are looking for.

About The American Red Cross:

The American Red Cross, founded in Washington DC in 1881 is one of the nation’s premier humanitarian organizations. The organization is dedicated to helping people in need throughout the United States and the world.  Today the employees, volunteers and supporters provide care for those affected by disasters, show support for military members and their families, collect blood for processing and distribution, participate in health and safety training and education and assist with international relief and development.  For more information please visit: http://www.redcross.org/

About Work ‘N Gear:

Work ‘N Gear, based in Quincy Massachusetts is the largest retail chain in the United States specializing in workwear apparel and footwear with the widest selection designed for use in service, industrial and healthcare environments.  Work ‘N Gear operates 39 retail stores throughout the Northeast and Midwest, as well as www.workngear.com and www.scrubology.com websites.

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