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2011-01-11 08:00:00

ST. PAUL, Minn., Jan. 11, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Memorial Blood Centers is pleased to announce the appointment of Kenneth P. Kieffer as the nonprofit's new Vice President of Collections, Recruitment, and Product Planning. Mr. Kieffer, who has been serving as a consultant for Donor Recruitment at Memorial Blood Centers for the past four months, will begin transitioning into his new role immediately. "Bringing Ken's immense talent and experience into our organization and into this...

2010-12-31 10:42:00

ST. PAUL, Minn., Dec. 31, 2010 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Memorial Blood Centers asks all eligible blood donors--especially those who have yet to donate for the first time--to begin the new year with a resolution to become a regular blood donor and give the gift of life to someone in our community. January is National Blood Donor Month, and now is a great time to make a resolution to become a regular blood donor with Memorial Blood Centers. Donating blood once every season--winter, spring,...

2010-11-26 13:06:00

ST. PAUL, Minn., Nov. 26, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- Minnesota's independent community blood center, Memorial Blood Centers (MBC) will host their 7th annual blood drive event with the Minnesota Vikings on Tuesday, November 30. Join the Minnesota Vikings players in supporting Memorial Blood Centers' mission to save lives. Chad Greenway will be in attendance along with other players and cheerleaders scheduled to arrive around 12:00 pm. All presenting donors will receive a Caribou Coffee coupon....

2010-11-24 07:00:00

ST. PAUL, Minn., Nov. 24, 2010 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Memorial Blood Centers today issued a critical alert for donations from Type O negative blood donors. There is also an urgent need for Type A negative blood donors to make a donation during this holiday season. The need for blood is constant, with someone requiring blood every two seconds. Holidays disrupt the usual flow of blood donations, yet all the travelers on the road - and the prediction for inclement weather - increase the...

2010-08-25 11:33:00

ST. PAUL, Minn., Aug. 25 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- With exciting new educational resources, facts and figures, and fresh tools to engage the public in the blood donation process, Memorial Blood Centers today announced the official launch of its fully redesigned website at www.MBC.org. "As we continually strive to be the community resource our constituents look to for the information, blood products, testing, and medical support services they need to save and sustain lives in our...

2010-08-04 13:40:00

ST. PAUL, Minn., Aug. 4 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Memorial Blood Centers today announced the winners of its annual high school awards programs for the 2009-2010 school year, including individual student recipients and the school Partner of the Year. Every year, Memorial Blood Centers partners with hundreds of high schools throughout the Twin Cities' Metro, Greater Minnesota, and northwestern Wisconsin to help students further develop their leadership skills and a life-long commitment to...

2010-04-29 12:50:00

ST. PAUL, Minn., April 29 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- A record crowd of 450 business leaders, community advocates, volunteers, blood drive sponsors, donors, and recipients whose lives have been saved through blood donation came out last Thursday evening, April 22, 2010 to celebrate at Memorial Blood Centers' 6th annual What's Your Type? benefit. Throughout the night, nearly $110,000 was raised to help Memorial Blood Centers replace an inefficient and outdated fleet of bloodmobiles with a...

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...

2010-01-28 11:58:00

ST. PAUL, Minn., Jan. 28 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Jeff Naughtin, an executive with Minneapolis-based Campbell Mithun, has been named Event Chair for this year's What's Your Type? fundraiser to benefit Memorial Blood Centers, Minnesota's only nonprofit organization to supply life-saving blood and blood components to area hospital partners. "Memorial Blood Centers is honored to have Jeff Naughtin on board to head this annual benefit that is so critical to our organization's mission,"...

2010-01-16 09:19:00

ST. PAUL, Minn., Jan. 16 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Memorial Blood Centers today announced that it has joined forces to partner in a local earthquake relief effort called Million for Haiti. Initiated by Ashish Gadnis, Managing Partner and CEO of Twin Cities-based Forward Hindsight, Inc., the goal of this effort is to collect 1 million packages containing basic personal items and small food stuffs to be shipped and distributed to survivors in desperate need in Haiti. "Memorial Blood...