Norman Love Confections hosts July 27 blood drive at McGregor Boulevard location

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Norman Love Confections hosts July 27 blood drive at McGregor Boulevard location

Norman Love Confections is partnering with Lee Health to host a blood drive on Thursday, July 27 from 1-4 p.m. at Norman Love Confections’ Fort Myers-McGregor Chocolate Salon at 13621 McGregor Blvd., Suite 105 in the Terra Design Center in Fort Myers. Donors will receive two fresh-baked cookies from Norman Love Confections as a thank you for their donation.

“The Lee Health blood mobile provides a really easy way for the community to give back, and we are proud to host the blood mobile and to provide a quick, easy way for people to donate,” said Norman Love, president and CEO, Norman Love Confections.

The Lee Health blood center need a total of 800 donors every week to help ensure a constant blood supply. For more information, visit www.leehealth.org/bloodcenter/donation.asp.

About Norman Love Confections

Founded in 2001 by Norman and Mary Love, Norman Love Confections creates and distributes handcrafted artisanal chocolates from its corporate headquarters at 11380 Lindbergh Blvd. in Fort Myers.  The award-winning Fort Myers-based chocolatier has been lauded more than a dozen times by a leading consumer ratings magazine, including recognition six times for producing the best ultra-premium chocolates in the nation. Forbes.com included Norman Love Confections BLACK line on its list of the nation’s top 10 truffles; The Huffington Post listed it among the six best U.S. destinations in its Chocolate Lover’s Travel Guide; and USA Today named Love as one of its top 10 entrepreneurs for 2014. Love has recently been named as the inaugural inductee of Dessert Professional Magazine’s Chocolatier Hall of Fame, partnered with local chefs to present a six-course meal at the James Beard House in New York and Norman Love Confections was ranked among the top 10 shops in the world for chocolate lovers by U.K. media outlet Daily Telegraph.

Norman Love Confections has two Chocolate Salons in Fort Myers, and a salon in Estero and Naples. Artisan Gelato by Norman Love is located next door to the company’s original Fort Myers Salon, off Daniels Parkway east of I-75. Chocolates, gift baskets, sipping chocolate and Love’s book, “Artistry in Chocolate, A Story of Love,” can also be ordered online at www.normanloveconfections.com. In addition, Norman Love Confections chocolates and desserts are offered on 18 Princess Cruises’ ships through the “Chocolate Journeys” partnership and at independent retail locations throughout the U.S. For more information visit www.normanloveconfections.com, follow @normanlovecandy or call 239-561-7215.