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Posted on: August 7, 2023

Supervisor Romaine Honors 3,000th Blood Donor During Annual “Life Saving” Blood Drive at Town Hall

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Farmingville, NY –  On August 2, Brookhaven Town employees and residents did their part to help save lives by turning out for the annual blood drive at Town Hall. The event was co-sponsored by the Town and New York Blood Center (NYBS), a division of New York Blood Center, the nation’s largest community-based non-profit blood collection and distribution organization. NYBS have been providing life-saving blood products and services to 50 hospitals throughout Nassau, Suffolk and Queens for close to 40 years.

During the event, Donna Russello (left) from the Town of Brookhaven’s Department of Recycling and Materials Management was honored as the 3,000th person to donate blood at Town Hall. Also pictured are New York Blood Services Account Manager Jennifer Pisano (second from right) and Supervisor Ed Romaine (right)

For more information about blood donation and blood drives in your area, visit or call Long Island Blood Services at 1-800-933-BLOOD (2566).

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