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April 2019 LA Metro Chamber Breakfast for Dinner at the Gendron Franco Center!

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Name: April 2019 LA Metro Chamber Breakfast for Dinner at the Gendron Franco Center!
Date: April 18, 2019
Time: 4:45 PM - 7:00 PM EDT
Registration: Sorry, registration for this event has been closed.
Event Description:
**Registration is now closed for this event. Limited seating will be available at the venue. Please see Rachel or Erin at the registration table if not already registered.
It is all about fun in April and playing April Fools with our events.

Join us for our April 18th Breakfast at Gendron Franco Center
!

On Thursday, April 18th, we’ll have BREAKFAST FOR DINNER along with our regular speaker program at the Gendron Franco Center from 4:45PM-7:00PM.

Grab a drink and do some networking before the programming starts. It’ll be just like breakfast, but at dinner! We will be introducing new members, sponsors, having a speaker, 50/50 and door prizes!
 
So, no fooling, we are mixing things up in response to some Chamber investors who want to attend our programs but can’t make the usual times.


This month's speaker:
Tom Hinman, Market Manager Biomedical Division
American Red Cross

Tom has been with the American Red Cross for 5 years. In his position he is responsible for blood donor recruitment for 10 donor centers along with 25 regularly scheduled monthly operations in Northern New England and Eastern MA. Tom specializes in working with business leaders to create programs that help with employee retention. He does this by working with local companies and organizations to set up blood drive recruitment programs that encourage employees to donate regularly at the most convenient donor center to their home or work. These programs create a positive and motivating work environment for the organization.

Topic/Theme:

The American Red Cross mission to save lives by supplying hospitals with a safe blood supply.
 
  • Share the message of the ARC and the importance of community involvement, relating to biomed.
  • Share the impact that a business can have if they host an employee blood drive, challenge another company…
  • Discuss the fears people have around giving a blood donation and what might or might not be known about donating blood.
  • The importance of community involvement and the impact local blood drives have on the ongoing blood supply. 
  • Discuss the need and how everyone can make a difference by donating.
  • How often can someone give.
  • Blood types
This Month's Spotlighters:
Androscoggin Land Trust River Race
Big Brothers Big Sisters of Mid-Maine
United Way of Androscoggin County - Pantry Project

United Way of Androscoggin County will be collecting canned goods and non-perishables for their Pantry Project. Please consider donating.

Please note: If you wish to cancel your registration for this event, please be advised that the Lewiston Auburn Metropolitan Chamber of Commerce requires notification of cancelation at least 2 business days (no less than 48 hours before the start time) in advance of the event. Otherwise, no refunds will be issued.
 
Event Sponsors:
Location:

Gendron Franco Center
46 Cedar Street
Lewiston, ME 04240
Date/Time Information:
April 18, 2019

Although breakfast will be served at 5:15pm, we hope that you will join us by about 4:45pm to visit our sponsors and spotlighters, and to take advantage of the networking opportunities!
Contact Information:
(207) 783-2249
Fees/Admission:
Member Price:  $22
Non-Member Price:  $35
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