The annual 9-11 blood drive this year will include a ticket for free weekday admission to the Tulare County Fair for each donor.
The blood drive will be held Thursday, Sept. 11, from 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. at the Tulare Veterans’ Memorial Building. It is the largest single-site, single-day blood donation event in the nation. Anyone donating blood will receive a free admission pass good on Thursday or Friday of the Tulare County Fair, Sept. 10-14.
Also on Thursday, Sept. 11, the Salvation Army is working with the Tulare County Fair to collected canned goods. Anyone who donates five canned food items between 8 a.m. and 10 p.m. will receive a free gate pass. Tables will be set up at the fair gates on Martin Luther King Avenue and O Street.
Seniors 62 and older are admitted for $5 on Senior Day, Friday, Sept. 12, sponsored by Tulare Regional Medical Center.