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American Red Cross celebrates National Blood Donor Month

January 11, 2013
American Red Cross celebrates National Blood Donor Month

 01/14/13 January is National Blood Donor Month, a time when the American Red Cross recognizes and thanks the millions of dedicated blood and platelet donors across the United States for helping to ensure a stable blood supply for patients in need both locally and across the country. “Every day in our country, approximately 44,000...
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Mayor’s Blood Drive December 15th

November 28, 2012
Mayor’s Blood Drive December 15th

  11/29/12 Mayor Mark Senter will host his final blood drive of 2012 at the Earthworks Market, 701 East Jefferson Street in Plymouth on Saturday, December 15th from 8 a.m. till noon. When you donate blood you will be able to pick a present. All donors will be eligible to pick one of the...
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Public encouraged to donate blood around Thanksgiving

November 12, 2012
Public encouraged to donate blood around Thanksgiving

  11/13/12 Some say Thanksgiving should be more than just a single day. When you donate blood through the American Red Cross, you can give thanks for a lifetime. “As you reflect on what you are grateful for this holiday season, set aside time to come donate blood,” said Tracy Duncan Fox, spokesperson for...
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Mayor’s Blood Drives with S.B. Medical Foundation Nets 72 Units

October 16, 2012
Mayor’s Blood Drives with S.B. Medical Foundation Nets 72 Units

  10/17/12 Abby Stopczynsik from the South Bend Medical Foundation recently issued a summary to the three Mayor’s blood drives conducted during the Farmers’ Market this season.   The results of the drives show the May drive with 4 pre-signed donors and a total of 18 signed in with 2 deferrals and a total...
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Mayor’s Blood Drive at Farmers’ Market Saturday

September 11, 2012
Mayor’s Blood Drive at Farmers’ Market Saturday

 09/12/12 Plymouth Mayor Mark Senter will host another Blood Drive at the Farmer’s Market this Saturday, September 15th. The South Bend Medical Foundation will bring an air-conditioned mobile lab for folks that want to donate.  The Blood Drive is scheduled to be open from 8 a.m. till 12 noon. All donors will have their...
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Mayor’s Farmers’ Market Blood Drive Successful

July 29, 2012
Mayor’s Farmers’ Market Blood Drive Successful

  07/30/12 Mayor Mark Senter is extremely happy with the results of the most recent Farmers’ Market Blood Drive. This is the second time this summer the Mayor has sponsored a blood drive with the South Bend Medical Foundation.  In May there were a total number of 16 units collected.  Only 4 people signed...
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Mayor Senter to Host Blood Drive 7/21/12

July 4, 2012
Mayor Senter to Host Blood Drive 7/21/12

  07/05/12 Mayor Mark Senter will host his second annual Plymouth Farmers’ Market blood drive on Saturday, July 21st from 8 a.m. to noon. The South Bend Medical Foundation is parking a blood drive in the driver’s seat of a brand new 2012 Ford Focus this summer.  Donate blood before August 25th and you...
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American Red Cross urges donations during heart of summer

June 26, 2012
American Red Cross urges donations during heart of summer

   06/27/12 America’s blood supply is an important piece of our country’s ability to respond to disasters. By donating blood, people can help prepare for the unexpected and help ensure blood is available when and where it’s needed. Making an appointment to donate blood during Disaster Education and Awareness Month this July is one...
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Red Cross Blood Drive

June 18, 2012
Red Cross Blood Drive

06/19/12 Summer is a difficult time to collect blood yet the need remains constant. Donors of all blood types are needed at the American Red Cross Blood Drive scheduled for Thursday, June 21, from 11:30 a.m. until 5:30 p.m. at the Knights of Columbus in the Hall, located at901 E. Jefferson St.inPlymouth. All presenting...
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Fallen Officers Blood Drive at M.C. Sheriff’s Department

May 30, 2012
Fallen Officers Blood Drive at M.C. Sheriff’s Department

05/31/12 The Marshall County Sheriff’s Department is please to again be hosting the Annual Blood Drive Campaign to Honor Fallen Officers.  Last year the Fallen Officers’ campaign collected over 5,000 units of blood.  In Marshall County 23 units were collected.  As each unit can be broken down by cells, platelets, and plasma, the total...
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Blood donations carry special meaning for Memorial Day

May 10, 2012
Blood donations carry special meaning for Memorial Day

  05/11/12 While Memorial Day may signal the unofficial start of summer, the holiday’s true meaning is inescapable for those wishing to honor members of the United States Armed Forces. Making a blood donation through your American Red Cross is one way to pay homage to the service men and women who protect and...
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Blood Drive Honors Marsha Banning

April 17, 2012
Blood Drive Honors Marsha Banning

  04/18/12  Plymouth Mayor, Mark Senter honored the recent passing of his secretary’s mother, Marsha Banning by sponsoring a blood drive with the South Bend Medical Foundation.   The blood drive was held in the Multi-purpose room at Plymouth High School on Monday from noon till 6 p.m.  There were able to collect 46...
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Take a break, help save a life

April 5, 2012
Take a break, help save a life

  04/06/12 Although your sights may be set on warmer locales for spring, you can bring sunshine and warmth to your life by simply volunteering to give blood or platelets through the American Red Cross. Every day of every week, people need blood for emergency and ongoing medical care. It’s a need, Red Cross...
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Have a heart. Donate blood.

January 30, 2012
Have a heart. Donate blood.

01/31/12  Absence makes the heart grow fonder, except when you’re talking about blood donors. Every day, hospital patients depend on steady and consistent blood donations from volunteer donors for the blood they may need for ongoing and emergency medical care. And with February being American Heart Month, it’s a great time to put your...
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January is National Blood Donor Month

January 2, 2012
January is National Blood Donor Month

01/03/11 January is the perfect time to honor the people who help others through the simple act of giving blood. Since 1970, January has been known as National Blood Donor Month. It’s a time when blood organizations like the American Red Cross pay tribute to the nearly 11 million people who give blood each...
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Say thanks for a lifetime Public encouraged to donate blood around Thanksgiving

November 17, 2011
Say thanks for a lifetime Public encouraged to donate blood around Thanksgiving

11/18/11 Some say Thanksgiving should be more than just a single day. When you donate blood through your American Red Cross, you can give thanks for a lifetime. “As you reflect on what you are grateful for this holiday season, set aside time to come donate blood,” said Sharyn Whitman, CEO for the Indiana-Ohio...
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Blood donations bring hope to families and patients

September 13, 2011
Blood donations bring hope to families and patients

09/14/11 You can bring hope to a child’s life in the time it might take to eat lunch with a friend. By donating blood through the American Red Cross, you can help provide the blood some children may need for their ongoing cancer care. With September being Childhood Cancer Awareness Month, blood donors are...
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Blood donors needed to meet constant blood demands

July 27, 2011
Blood donors needed to meet constant blood demands

07/28/11 Most everyone at some point in their lives will meet someone who has received blood products. “Blood is needed more than you think,” Sharyn Whitman, CEO for the Indiana-Ohio Blood Services Region of the American Red Cross. “In fact, in the next two seconds, someone in America will need blood.” Blood needs are...
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Type O negative blood supply drops to critically low levels

June 27, 2011
Type O negative blood supply drops to critically low levels

06/28/11  The supply of type O negative blood at the American Red Cross has dropped to critically low levels.  Type O negative blood is always in high demand because it can be transfused to patients with any blood type, especially in emergency situations.   Type O negative donors are needed now to help prevent the...
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Mayor’s Blood Drive this Saturday

May 25, 2011
Mayor’s Blood Drive this Saturday

05/26/11 Plymouth Mayor Mark Senter is sponsoring a Blood Drive this Saturday, May 28th at the farmers’ Market.  Citizens will be able to donate blood from 8 a.m. to 11 a.m. at the Market located at the corner of River and Garro Streets.  Each donor at the Blood Drive will receive a free t-shirt...
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