WBLS Stages Bone Marrow Drive
July 15, 2010 at 2:35 PM (PT)
ICBC Urban AC WBLS/NEW YORK will team with WPIX-TV to hold a bone marrow drive for "THE LION KING’s 11-year-old QUEENS native, SHANNON TAVAREZ, who was recently diagnosed with Acute Myeloid Leukemia. It will be held on the WPIX PLAZA on FRIDAY, JULY 16th from 6-9a.
The WPIX morning show will be broadcasting live. BLS on-air personality BOB LEE and BLS mixer, DJ MITCH, the People Pleezer will be on hand to encourage the crowd to get "swabbed", which will be used to get tested for a match.
Also, there will be special appearances by the casts of "THE LION KING" and "BILLY ELLIOT."