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October 22, 2010
AARP Ohio recognizes Fred Trippel of Columbus for his dedication and commitment with the Andrus Award, its most prestigious volunteer award for community service
October 1, 2010
  This September the Blue Jackets helped make giving blood an icy cool experience!  
September 17, 2010
Power in the Blood surpasses goal and sets new record! The 2010 Power in the Blood campaign has come to a close, setting a new record for the number of faith groups that participated and the number of pints donated!  Faith groups across Central Ohio joined together to give more than 10,200...
September 2, 2010
  In July and August this summer blood donors had the chance to enter to win free gas from Marathon®. There were eight weekly drawings for $100 gas cards and one grand prize drawing for a $1,000 gas card at the end of the two month period.   All the winners have been chosen! ...
August 10, 2010
During the month of July, police officers and firefighters battled in a friendly competition to see who could donate the most blood for patients in need.  The results of the campaing are in! 
July 16, 2010
Every two seconds, someone in America needs blood. The need is constant but the number of people who donate, particularly during the summer trauma season months, often declines.    
July 14, 2010
Summer is here and the American Red Cross partnered with Lowe’s to give a chance to upgrade your summer essentials! Those who came to donate blood between May 1 and June 30 were entered to win a gift card from Lowe’s for summer essentials and home improvement needs.  There were...
July 13, 2010
Firefighters, police team up to increase blood donations Donors join fight against summer blood shortages   Firefighters and law enforcement officers will join forces in July for the 15th annual Guns-N-Hoses campaign to increase the number of blood donations made during the critical trauma...
June 14, 2010
Type O-negative blood needed now.  Red Cross urging public to give blood during trauma season.
May 25, 2010
On Saturday, May 15 those who came to donate at two Red Cross donor centers - Carriage Place and Westbelt - were able to enter to win a free 22 inch Philips LCD HDTV.   This exciting gift was donated by Woodmen of the World, a fraternal organization who sponsored blood donations at...