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September 4, 2012
Over 160 Units Collected during Zach Cupp Blood Drive   An American Red Cross blood drive held in memory of a local teenager killed in an auto accident in August collected 161 units of blood Saturday, Sept. 1, exceeding its goal.  The drive was held in remembrance of Zach Cupp, a...
September 4, 2012
Blood Drive a Big Help During Holiday Weekend   The American Red Cross and New Country B97.9 partnered to help save lives with a blood drive at the Miner Convention Center in Miner, MO, on Friday, Aug. 31.   The drive collected 13 units of blood, and was scheduled just before the Labor...
September 4, 2012
Westminster, William Woods Compete To Collect Blood Donations   Two area colleges devoted to helping students find a bright future also want to help brighten the lives of patients in need of blood.  Westminster College and William Woods University are partnering in a friendly competition...
August 31, 2012
          Help the American Red Cross meet the needs of patients by donating blood during September, National Sickle Cell Awareness Month. Sickle cell anemia is a disease that affects around 70,000 in the U.S., most of them of African descent but also some of...
August 27, 2012
Transportation Departments Compete To Collect Blood Donations   The Missouri and Illinois Departments of Transportation, two agencies devoted to helping citizens on our area roads, also want to help patients in area hospitals in need of blood.  MoDOT in Sikeston, MO, and IDOT in...
August 22, 2012
Eleven Year Old Olivia Wise Suffers from Complete Immune Deficiency   A local child who has gone from a lively, active lifestyle to a more sedentary one due to a complete immune deficiency is being honored by her family and friends and the American Red Cross with a blood drive in her name....
August 21, 2012
Drive Exceeds Goal   The American Red Cross and Chillicothe media outlets the Constitution Tribune, KCHI, KULH the Wave, and Ad Zone partnered to help save lives with a blood drive at the Chillicothe Comfort Inn on Monday, Aug. 20.   The drive was another success, collecting 50 units of...
August 21, 2012
 Additional blood donors still needed this summer   St. Louis, MO.—Michael Gawlak is a longtime blood donor and guitar player, but the two activities were never related; that is, until this summer.  Gawlak, of St. Louis, was awarded a Gibson guitar after donating platelets at...
August 20, 2012
  18th Annual Tim Hill Memorial Blood Drive Sept. 7   The family of a local man who spent much of his life serving others is asking the community to follow that lead in donating blood with the American Red Cross on September 7 at the 18th annual Tim Hill Memorial Blood Drive in St....
August 20, 2012
Zach Cupp Killed in Car Accident   Students at Marceline R-V High School are heading back to class for the start of a new school year, but they are doing so without one of their classmates.  Zach Cupp, who would be entering his senior year, was killed in a car accident on Aug. 1. ...