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2013-04-10 23:03:56

Blood Drive, Craft and Quilt Show. Rockford, IL (PRWEB) April 10, 2013 Join Crimson Pointe Assisted Living Facility, 7130 Crimson Ridge Drive in Rockford, for a blood drive on Friday, May 3rd, 2013 11am-3pm. In addition to the blood drive there will be a Quilt Show and 10 area crafters available. The Rock River Valley Blood Center serves as a centralized, community blood center and is the sole provider of blood products and services to Beloit Health Systems, Edgerton Hospital and Health...

2013-04-04 23:01:21

RRVBC encouraging people to register soon, first 800 registered receive shirts. Rockford, IL (PRWEB) April 04, 2013 The 10th Annual Red Shoe Run–For Donor Awareness will take place Saturday, April 13th, 2013 at Northern Illinois University–Rockford. This 5-K competitive run and one-mile fitness walk raises funds and awareness for the need of lifesaving donations of blood, bone marrow, cornea, organs and tissues. Last year this growing event involved over 1100 participants. The...

2013-01-19 23:04:22

VFW Post 8739, Oregon Fire Protection District and Oregon Fire Fighters Association host blood drive with Rock River Valley Blood Center. Oregon, IL (PRWEB) January 18, 2013 Blood “Replenishment” Drive Being Held in Honor of Thomas Jones and Chelsea Johnson On Thursday, January 24, 2013 9am-2pm at the VFW Post 8739, 1310 W. Washington St. in Oregon, The Rock River Valley Blood Center will host a blood drive to help replenish the blood supply. Oregon Fire Fighter Thomas Jones and...

2012-12-27 05:03:55

Holiday hours announced for RRVBC donor centers. Rockford, IL (PRWEB) December 26, 2012 Holiday Hours announced at RRVBC Donor Centers Site     New Year´s Eve Sixth Street    6:30am-3:00pm Perryville     6:30am-3:00pm Freeport     7:00am-2:00pm Belvidere     9:00am-3:00pm The Rock River Valley Blood Center serves as a centralized, community blood center and is the sole provider...

2012-10-07 23:03:17

Oregon Fire Fighter Thomas Jones and his fiancée Chelsea Janssen were involved in an accident leaving them both with severe burns. Friends of Thomas and Chelsea wish to host a blood drive in order to replace the blood products that have been used to treat them both. (PRWEB) October 06, 2012 On Friday, October 12th, from 2-6pm at the Oregon Fire Protection District, 100 Washington Street in Oregon, Oregon United Methodist Church, Oregon Fire Protection District and Oregon Fire...

2012-08-29 23:03:19

Rock River Valley Blood Center Seeks Donors Before Weekend, Blood Types O, A and B are needed! (PRWEB) August 28, 2012 The community blood supply continues to see the usual summer shortfall, and blood and platelet donors are needed before the holiday weekend. The Rock River Valley Blood Center (RRVBC) is asking healthy individuals to donate blood this week to help sustain the blood supply. “We have begun to see a significant slow down in donations and it usually gets worse as we...

2012-08-24 23:00:54

Tuffy Tire & Auto Service Centers´, 6574 E. Riverside Blvd in Loves Park, will host a blood drive from 9am to 1pm on Friday, August 31st, 2012. (PRWEB) August 23, 2012 Tuffy Tire & Auto Service Centers´, 6574 E. Riverside Blvd in Loves Park, will host a blood drive from 9am to 1pm on Friday, August 31st, 2012. You can schedule an appointment to donate by calling 815-639-1239, but walk ins are welcome. Registered donors will receive a voucher for an oil change with 5...

2009-10-19 08:00:00

VIENNA, Va., Oct. 19 /PRNewswire/ -- Blood donation just got easier at three community blood centers, West Tennessee Regional Blood Center, Jackson, TN, Virginia Blood Services, Richmond, VA and Rock River Valley Blood Center, Rockford, IL, with the recent implementation of the Internet Quality Donor System(TM) (iQDS) by Talisman Ltd. of Vienna, Virginia. Talisman President Paul D. Cumming, MBA/PhD states that centers that use the Quality Donor System(TM) (QDS) are now able to allow their...

2007-08-21 09:18:19

VIENNA, Va., Aug. 21 /PRNewswire/ -- Talisman Ltd., the biomedical research group and developer of the Quality Donor System (TM) (QDS) is pleased to announce that Rock River Valley Blood Center in Rockford, IL has implemented QDS, and will be implementing over the next year Internet QDS (iQDS) and the Talisman Phlebotomy System (TM) (TPS). Rock River Valley Blood Center (RRVBC) was founded in 1952 by the Winnebago County Medical Society. It is a not-for-profit organization headquartered in...


Word of the Day
mallemaroking
  • Nautical, the visiting and carousing of sailors in the Greenland ships.
This word is apparently from a confusion of two similar Dutch words: 'mallemerok,' a foolish woman, and 'mallemok,' a name for some persons among the crew of a whaling vessel.