Police blood drive nets 132 pints 09-24-04

PHONE: 961-2244
SEPTEMBER 24, 2004

Photo of Assistant Chief Elroy Osorio donating pint of blood
WORTHY CAUSE – Assistant Chief Elroy Osorio Jr. was one of the first of 132 volunteers to give a pint of blood in the Hawaii County Police Department’s annual blood drive.


The Hawaii County Police Department netted 132 pints of blood Thursday (September 23, 2004) in its annual blood drive.

A total of 143 volunteers showed up to donate blood for the Blood Bank of Hawaii, and 132 were allowed to give blood.

The Blood Bank set up tables for taking blood in the training room of the Hilo police station and nurses took blood from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m.

# # #

This entry was posted in Media Releases. Bookmark the permalink. Both comments and trackbacks are currently closed.
  • Keep your community safe through Crime Stoppers

    Tipsters who prefer to remain anonymous may call the island-wide Crime Stoppers number at 961-8300 and may be eligible for a reward of up to $1,000.00. Crime Stoppers is a volunteer program run by ordinary citizens who want to keep their community safe. Crime Stoppers does not record calls or subscribe to any Caller ID service. All Crime Stoppers information is kept confidential.

    The Crime Stoppers TV Program is available on-demand from Nā Leo TV.