Latest Memorial Blood Centers Stories

2011-08-10 11:37:00

ST. PAUL, Minn., Aug. 10, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- When members of American Legion posts across the U.S. gather on August 26 for the start of their 93rd annual national convention in Minneapolis, Memorial Blood Centers will be there to pay tribute to their heroism and provide a unique opportunity for them to continue their legacy of saving lives. For three full days--August 26, 27, and 29--Memorial Blood Centers will be onsite at the Minneapolis Convention Center, welcoming...

2011-07-19 08:00:00

ST. PAUL, Minn., July 19, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Memorial Blood Centers (MBC) today announced the formal launch of an innovative new web-based system that adds convenience and enhanced privacy for blood donors when completing their pre-donation health history. The iDonate Interview (SM) program, for the first time, provides MBC blood donors the opportunity to answer all required health history questions--from the privacy of their home or office on the day of their donation....

2011-06-07 10:57:00

ST. PAUL, Minn., June 7, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Plymouth-based Hanratty & Associates invites all eligible members of the community to join its employees in a week-long company-sponsored blood drive beginning on June 20, 2011. At Hanratty, It's Personal. And working with Memorial Blood Centers to support the community gives everyone a chance to give back and help a patient in need. Plymouth Police and Fire departments will also be participating in the Hanratty & Associates...

2011-05-19 09:00:00

ST. PAUL, Minn., May 19, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Local dignitaries and leaders in business, non-profits, education, and government came together recently to honor Memorial Blood Centers (MBC) and a select group of other Minnesota organizations as recipients of the 2010 Minnesota Quality Award. Sponsored by the Minnesota Council for Quality, the 20th Annual Learning & Recognition Event was held Tuesday, May 17, 2011, at the Landmark Center in St. Paul to celebrate best practices...

2011-03-28 11:16:00

ST. PAUL, Minn., March 28, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Residents of northern Minnesota and northwestern Wisconsin now have more immediate access to life-saving blood in the event of a major accident thanks to a new partnership between Memorial Blood Centers, Minnesota's largest, independent, nonprofit blood center, and Life Link III, a ground and air medical transportation service. Beginning immediately, Memorial Blood Centers will provide Life Link III helicopter ambulance sites in...

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