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March 21, 2013
PEORIA, Ill. (March 21, 2013) — On April 5, the Central Illinois Auto Show rolls into the Peoria Civic Center and offers attendees the opportunity to see the finest and most high-tech cars, trucks and SUVs from around the world. But this year’s auto show will once again give local auto...
March 1, 2013
PEORIA, Ill. (March 1, 2013) — March is Red Cross Month, a time when the American Red Cross recognizes the Everyday Heroes who help save lives through blood and platelet donations. It’s also an opportunity to encourage others in local communities across the country to become regular...
February 18, 2013
PEORIA, Ill. (Feb. 18, 2013) – Hospital patients of all ethnic and racial backgrounds require blood product transfusions every day. Because of that, it’s important that blood donors are as diverse as the patients who need their help In commemoration of February as Black History Month,...
February 7, 2013
DECATUR, Ill. (February 7, 2013)— As Decatur-area residents begin buying candy and making plans with their loved ones this Valentine’s Day, it’s important to remember that patients in the community and across the country rely on lifesaving blood every day. On Feb. 12, the American...
January 25, 2013
PEORIA, Ill. (Jan. 25, 2013) – Central Illinois residents will have the opportunity to honor Lisa Osborne, a devoted wife and friend who passed away after a courageous three and-a-half-year battle with breast cancer on Jan. 21, 2012. During her treatments, Lisa required many blood and...
January 23, 2013
PEORIA, Ill. (January 23, 2013)— To help ensure a sufficient blood supply this winter season, Bradley University in Peoria and Illinois State University (ISU) in Normal will faceoff in the Challenge on 74 blood donation competition. The school that collects the most pints of blood from...
January 9, 2013
PEORIA, Ill. — To help ensure a sufficient blood supply this winter season, 27 area colleges and universities are hosting American Red Cross We Challenge “U” Blood Drives on between Jan. 1 and Feb. 28, 2013. All presenting donors will receive a commemorative We Challenge “U...
December 17, 2012
BLOOMINGTON, Ill. (Dec. 17, 2012) – The holidays bring friends and families together to celebrate and share in special times of giving. But the holidays can also be a difficult time for families with a loved one who is dealing with a cancer diagnosis or a major illness requiring lifesaving...
December 17, 2012
PONTIAC, Ill. (Dec. 17, 2012) – The holidays bring friends and families together to celebrate and share in special times of giving. But the holidays can also be a difficult time for families with a loved one who is dealing with a cancer diagnosis or a major illness requiring lifesaving blood...
December 10, 2012
PEORIA, Ill. (Dec. 10, 2012) – The holidays bring friends and families together to celebrate and share in special times of giving. But the holidays can also be a difficult time for families with a loved one who is dealing with a cancer diagnosis or a major illness requiring lifesaving blood...