Join Blood Assurance, Brewer Media, and the Chattanooga Scenic City Sickle Cell Corporation for a Sickle Cell Awareness Carnival. Step up and register to be the match by joining the bone marrow registry and donate blood! Enjoy kid and family-friendly activities and learn more about sickle cell disease. This event is open to the public! Saturday, June 16, 2012 @ 10a.m. to 2p.m. at Coolidge Park, 150 River Street.
Please note: Parties not attending the carnival who are interested in registering for Be The Match Registry®may contact our local office to register at (423) 752-5951. Sickle cell is an inherited condition that is the most common and serious disease among African Americans. The disease has been described in individuals from several different ethnic backgrounds and is also seen with increased frequency in Latino Americans- particularly those of Caribbean, Central American, and South American ancestry. Contact: Our local Bone Marrow Registry office at (423) 752-5951.