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Shakopee Mdewakanton Summer Blood Drive
The SMSC will sponsor a blood drive on August 14, 2012, at Dakotah! Sport and Fitness from 11:00 a.m. – 7:00 p.m. The blood drive is open to members of Dakotah! Sport and Fitness as well as the general public. That same week, a mobile blood center bus at Mystic Lake Casino Hotel will offer the opportunity to give blood for SMSC Gaming Enterprise employees between the hours of 9:00 a.m. to noon on August 13, 2012. The entire donation process takes less than an hour; with the whole blood collection portion taking only about 10 minutes. If you would like to make an appointment to give blood during the Shakopee Mdewakanton Sioux Community's Summer Blood Drive, call SMSC Wellness Coordinators Angela Mostrom or Chris Blum at 952-233-2965. A limited number of walk-ins will also be accommodated. The Shakopee Mdewakanton Sioux Community, as an active participant in the local community, holds several blood drives each year to help save lives. The SMSC has sponsored blood drives for more than 24 years. Basic requirements to donate include:- You must feel well for at least three days after a cold or flu- You must be off antibiotics for at least 24 hours before giving- You must weigh at least 110 pounds- Eat a meal in the six hours before you donate- Get a good night's sleep the night before you donate- Wait at least 56 days from your last donation- Bring a valid photo ID with you
More About Mystic Lake Casino
Mystic Lake bills itself as "the Las Vegas of the Midwest," with pull tabs, bingo, nearly 100 blackjack tables and more than 4,000 slot machines. Mystic has the biggest selection of penny slot machines in the Midwest along with high-limit slots and blackjack rooms. The adjacent hotel offers nearly 600 rooms, with rates as low as $79. The casino also offers concerts, comedy and other entertainment by national headliners in its showroom, along with free music weekly on its Promenade Stage. There are also numerous recreation facilities, including the Meadows at Mystic Lake golf course, Dakotah! Sports and Fitness club, Dakotah Bowling Lanes, Dakotah Ice Center, and Dakota Meadows RV park.