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2013-06-02 23:03:47

Beginning Monday, June 3 and running through August 31, 2013, area blood donors will receive a coupon for a free Pint of frozen custard from Culver´s (while supplies last) as part of Culver´s “Give a Pint, Get a Pint”. Rockford, IL (PRWEB) June 02, 2013 Beginning Monday, June 3 and running through August 31, 2013, area blood donors will receive a coupon for a free Pint of frozen custard from Culver´s (while supplies last) as part of Culver´s “Give a...

Incentives Can Boost Blood Donations
2013-05-24 05:53:40

redOrbit Staff & Wire Reports - Your Universe Online Offering gift cards or other rewards to potential donors can increase the amount of blood provided for transfusions and other medical purposes without adverse safety effects, according to a new report published in Friday´s edition of the journal Science. Economists from Johns Hopkins University, the University of Toronto Mississauga (UTM), and the University of Sydney assert that providing incentives such as gift cards,...

2013-05-19 23:02:39

Beginning Wednesday, May 29 and running through Wednesday, August 28, the Rock River Valley Blood Center (RRVBC) will feature “Hot Dog Wednesdays" and Ice Cold Slushies at donor centers in Rockford and Belvidere. Rockford, IL (PRWEB) May 19, 2013 Beginning Wednesday, May 29 and running through Wednesday, August 28, the Rock River Valley Blood Center (RRVBC) will feature “Hot Dog Wednesdays" and Ice Cold Slushies at donor centers in Rockford and Belvidere. RRVBC will provide hot...

2013-05-01 23:04:43

Twelve workers were injured in a fire at a refinery on Wednesday, April 17th at the ExxonMobil refinery in Beaumont, TX. Four of the injured are still in critical condition at UTMB Medical Center in Galveston, TX. Beaumont, TX (PRWEB) May 01, 2013 Gulfside Dental - Donation Site Twelve workers were injured in a fire at a refinery on Wednesday, April 17th at the ExxonMobil refinery in Beaumont, TX. Four of the injured are still in critical condition at UTMB Medical Center in Galveston,...

2013-04-30 23:04:45

Join Tuffy Tire and Auto Service Centers, 6574 E. Riverside Blvd in Loves Park, for a blood drive on Saturday, May 11. Loves Park, IL (PRWEB) April 30, 2013 Join Tuffy Tire and Auto Service Centers, 6574 E. Riverside Blvd in Loves Park, for a blood drive on Saturday, May 11, 2013 9am-3pm. Donors will receive $20 in Tuffy Bucks to be used toward services, a ½ dozen mini donuts from Dandy Donuts and A Wisconsin Dells Season Opener Card (while supplies last). B103´s Sean Henry and...

2013-04-29 23:00:33

Rock River Valley Blood Center and Tuffy Tire and Auto Service Centers Blood Drive on Saturday, May 11, 2013. Loves Park, IL (PRWEB) April 29, 2013 Join Tuffy Tire and Auto Service Centers, 6574 E. Riverside Blvd in Loves Park, for a blood drive on Saturday, May 11, 2013 9am-3pm. Donors will receive $20 in Tuffy Bucks to be used toward services, a ½ dozen mini donuts from Dandy Donuts and a Wisconsin Dells Season Opener Card (while supplies last). B103´s Sean Henry and Michelle...


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