Dover International Speedway's 12th annual 9/11 Memorial Blood Drive set for Sept. 11

DOVER, Del. (Aug. 24, 2017) - Dover International Speedway will pay tribute to the victims of the Sept. 11, 2001, terrorist attacks with the annual 9/11 Memorial Blood Drive, set for Monday, Sept. 11 from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. at Dover Downs Hotel & Casino Diamond Rooms.

This marks the 12th consecutive year that Dover International Speedway, Dover Downs Hotel & Casino and the Blood Bank of Delmarva have partnered together for this event, dating to 2006.

In appreciation to all who register this year, each person will receive a pair of general admission tickets to the Saturday, Sept. 30, "Use Your Melon. Drive Sober 200" NASCAR XFINITY Series Playoff Race at Dover International Speedway.

"The memories of the Sept. 11 tragedies are still strong," said Mike Tatoian, the president and CEO of Dover International Speedway. "This annual blood drive is a small way for our community to honor the fallen while helping those in need today."

The 9/11 Memorial Blood Drive is open to the public and appointments should be scheduled by calling 1-888-8-BLOOD-8 or visiting www.DelmarvaBlood.org. Please be sure to reference the Dover International Speedway 9/11 event when making your appointment. Although advance appointments are strongly encouraged, walk-in donors will be welcomed and taken as time permits.

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