Blood drive Tuesday outside Volusia County Courthouse in DeLand

Blood drive in DeLand to help replenish blood banks in wake of Orlando terror attack / Headline Surfer®DELAND, Fla. -- There will be a Blood Drive on 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Tuesday at the Volusia County Courthouse, 101 N. Alabama Ave. The Big Red Bus will be parked in the short term parking area along New York Avenue (State Road 44).

Donors will receive a free EPIC movie ticket, as well as a "buy one admission, get one free offer" from Crayola Experience.

Other offerings in exchange for a pint of blood: A wellness checkup, including blood pressure, temperature, iron count, pulse and cholesterol screening.

Even though this blood drive was scheduled prior to the terrorist attack in Orlando early Sunday, it is nonetheless important to help replenish blood banks in Central Florida.

"Court Administration regularly schedules these blood drives, at both our DeLand courthouse and the Justice Center, but this one tomorrow in DeLand is very timely," Ludmilla Lelis, spokeswoman for the 7th Judicial Circuit, said in a press release to Headline Surfer® and other media outlets that regularly cover the courts, readily offering this one had been been scheduled weeks ago.

Ludmilla Lelis / Headline Surfer®"Court Administration regularly schedules these blood drives, at both our DeLand courthouse and the Justice Center, but this one tomorrow in DeLand is very timely," Lumilla Lelis, spokeswoman for the 7th Judicial Circuit (and shown here), said in a press release to Headline Surfer® and other media outlets that regularly cover the courts, readily offering this one had been been scheduled weeks ago.

For information, or to make an appointment, please go to www.oneblooddonor.org and use sponsor code No. 10216. Please bring a photo ID.

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Henry Frederick is publisher of Headline Surfer®, the award-winning 24/7 internet news covering the Daytona Beach-Sanford-Orlando metro area in Central Florida, via HeadlineSurfer.com. Specializing in breaking news & investigative reporting, Frederick is among the Sunshine State's most experienced reporters with dozens of journalism-industry awards in print & digital mediums. Frederick is enrolled online at Full Sail University in Winter Garden, FL, where he's pursuing a Master of Arts degree in New Media/Journalism (graduation in March 2018). Frederick earned his BA in Political Science/Public Admin. (concentration in Writing) from Central Connecticut State University, in 1984, where he recieved the President's Citation for "academic excellence & outstanding campus/community service." Prior to myriad duties as publisher/award-winning journalist of Headline Surfer, 2008-present; Frederick was city hall reporter for the Palatka (FL) Daily News, 2007-2008; city editor of the Taunton (MA) Daily Gazette, 2005-2006; cops & courts/legal affairs writer for the Daytona Beach News-Journal, 1996-2004; and cops & courts reporter for the Rockland (NY) Journal-News/Gannett Suburban Newspapers, 1989-1996.