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February 15, 2022

DAYON, Ohio - The Road to the Final Four begins in Dayton March 15-16 when University of Dayton Arena hosts the "First Four" games of the NCAA Men's Basketball Tournament.

Blood donors have a chance to see the action up close and be part of this uniquely Dayton experience by donating during the Feb. 21 - March 5 "Saving Lives is a Slam Dunk" First Four Tickets Giveaway.

Everyone who registers to donate at any Community Blood Center mobile blood drive, or the Dayton Donation Center Feb. 21 through March 5 is automatically entered in the drawing to win two ticket-packages to the First Four.  Each ticket package is valid for all four games. CBC will announce the winner of the drawing on March 7.

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