Sawdust Art Festival Hosts Blood Drives

Posted on July 15, 2009 by Sawdust Art Festival

(Blood Drives at the Sawdust Art Festival on Saturday, July18 from 10 am to 3:30 pm, and Friday, August 28 from noon to 6 pm)

Laguna Beach, CA – In collaboration with the Saddleback Memorial Medical Center, the Sawdust Art Festival is hosting two blood drives right outside the festival grounds this Saturday, July 18 from 10 am until 3:30 pm, and again on Friday, August 28 from noon until 6 pm. In appreciation for donors’ gift of life, a donation will be made to the Sawdust Art Festival’s Artist Benevolence Fund for each visitor who donates.

Requirements for donors include the following:
• be in good health
• be at least 17 years of age (16 with parental consent)
• weigh a minimum of 110 lbs.
• no tattoos within the last 12 months
• bring a valid photo ID

The blood donated benefits patients at Saddleback Memorial Medical Centers. For additional information, please contact Carol Carranza at 714-926-1286. To make an appointment for either blood drive, please contact Natalie Connor at 949-497-0521 or Cynthia Fung at 949-497-0517.

To check out more events during the Sawdust Art Festival’s 43rd annual summer season, please navigate to or call 949-494-3030. The Sawdust Art Festival is located at 935 Laguna Canyon Road in Laguna Beach with free City trolley service to and from the Act V parking lot. Admission prices are: Adult $7.50; Seniors (65+) $6; Children (6-12) $3; Children (5 and under) Free; Summer Season Pass $15; Annual Pass (summer and winter shows) $20.

The Sawdust Art Festival is a non-profit organization dedicated to educating the public
and promoting the art created in Laguna Beach.
The Sawdust Art Festival thanks its 2009 sponsors Hoegaarden and Kendall-Jackson.