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2010-03-17 12:01:00

ST. PAUL, Minn., March 17 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Minnesota music sensation Tim Mahoney will be returning to perform live at this year's annual What's Your Type? event on April 22, 2010, which will benefit Memorial Blood Centers, an independent nonprofit organization that supplies life-saving blood and biomedical expertise to area hospital partners. "Memorial Blood Centers is delighted to have Tim Mahoney return to our What's Your Type? benefit for the second year in a row," said Peg...

2010-02-09 15:38:00

NEW YORK, Feb. 9 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- New York Blood Center (NYBC) serving New York City, Long Island, Hudson Valley and New Jersey calls upon the community to please donate blood and platelets, as the tri-state area braces for a huge predicted winter snowstorm. Healthy people of all blood types and ethnicities are encouraged to donate this week. Blood donors are being asked to give blood today and tomorrow while they can, but please call 1-800-933-BLOOD or visit www.nybloodcenter.org...

2010-01-25 04:00:00

One Dollar For Every Donation This Week NEW YORK, Jan. 25 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- New York Blood Center (NYBC), serving New York City, Long Island, the Hudson Valley, and New Jersey, will donate one dollar to the U.S. Fund for UNICEF for each blood donation made from January 25-31. The funds will be earmarked for Haiti. In addition, regular donors will be able to designate their points in NYBC's Advantage donor loyalty program to UNICEF's Haiti earthquake relief efforts. "Blood...

2010-01-07 09:24:00

LAKE ZURICH, Ill., Jan. 7 /PRNewswire/ -- While the holidays are largely over, the spirit of giving continues thanks to a very special group of people - regular blood donors. Fenwal, Inc., a global medical technology company focused on improving blood collection, separation, safety and availability, announced today the names of 12 inspiring individuals inducted into the company's 2009 Donation Hall of Fame. For more than a decade, Fenwal has partnered with blood centers to recognize...

2009-12-30 13:50:00

Blood Supply Prioritized as Tri-State Area Braces for Wintry Mix NEW YORK, Dec. 30 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- New York Blood Center (NYBC) serving New York City, Long Island, Hudson Valley and New Jersey calls upon the community to please donate blood today. Blood drive cancellations from the weekend storm of December 19, 2009, coupled with unusually high demand from regional hospitals, have impacted Rh-negative blood supplies, especially type O-negative. People with O-negative blood...

2009-12-29 11:00:00

Give Blood Today, Boost Community Supply and Help Save Lives! NEW YORK, Dec. 29 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- New York Blood Center (NYBC) and its divisions in Manhattan, Long Island, Hudson Valley, Brooklyn/Staten Island, and New Jersey call upon the community to please donate blood, in recognition of National Blood Donor Month, and to help save lives. Approximately every two seconds, someone needs blood. Four million Americans would die each year without it, and the only place to get this...

2009-12-18 12:22:00

DULUTH, Minn., Dec. 18 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Memorial Blood Centers is pleased to have the opportunity to showcase its newest bloodmobile next Tuesday morning, December 22, 2009 at the City of Duluth Employees Blood Drive. Following the conclusion of the blood drive at City Hall, there will be an open house at Memorial Blood Centers in Duluth from 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm. "This state-of-the-art vehicle replaces an aging and unreliable bloodmobile and will allow Memorial Blood Centers to...

2009-12-10 13:54:00

ST. PAUL, Minn., Dec. 10 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Minnesota's independent community blood center, Memorial Blood Centers, will host their 6th annual blood drive event with the Minnesota Vikings on Tuesday, December 15. The blood drive, taking place at the St. Paul Donor Center (I-94 and Hwy. 280), will feature Linebacker Chad Greenway along with other players and cheerleaders scheduled to arrive around 2 PM. All presenting donors will be eligible to enter a drawing for Vikings jerseys...

2009-12-03 05:44:00

Unfair Labor Practices, Protecting Donors, and Blood Safety Key Issues PHILADELPHIA, Dec. 3 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Teamsters who work at American Red Cross (ARC) Blood Services facilities in Philadelphia went on strike this morning to protest unfair labor practices and problems with working conditions at these facilities that could imperil the safety of donors and the integrity of the blood supply, not to mention the wellbeing of employees. The problems outlined in a recent...

2009-10-14 10:03:00

CHICAGO, Oct. 14 /PRNewswire/ -- With midnight showings of the next installment of the popular Twilight movie series New Moon selling out more than two months prior to the sequel's November 20 U.S. release date, LifeSource, Chicagoland's Blood Center, is offering Chicagoans a way to be among the first to see the highly anticipated movie while helping to save area lives. In honor of the release of Twilight: New Moon, LifeSource is hosting a special New Moon themed blood drive event on...


Word of the Day
barratry
  • The offense of persistently instigating lawsuits, typically groundless ones.
  • An unlawful breach of duty on the part of a ship's master or crew resulting in injury to the ship's owner.
  • Sale or purchase of positions in church or state.
This word ultimately comes from the Old French word 'barater,' to cheat.
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