Greater Ozarks-Arkansas

 
August 10, 2010
Mosquitoes love to take your blood!  Wouldn’t you rather share it with a neighbor in need? Help starve a mosquito by donating blood at the 8th annual American Red Cross Mosquito Bash Blood Drive. The event is held at this time of year to help replenish supplies which are often low due to...
August 2, 2010
Go to redcrossracing.com and Enter the Red, White & Vroom! Sweepstakes Plus, One Lucky Person Wins a $100 Gas Card Each Day:  Aug. 1 – Sept. 15  
August 1, 2010
 AEMTA Conference Attendees Sign Up to Give the Gift of Life  Summer is a critical time for the nation’s blood supply.   eather extremes, closed schools, summer vacations and family activities all combine to impact attendance at blood drives.  Supplies are dropping...
June 10, 2010
Saline County Firefighters and Law Enforcement officersare teaming up with the American Red Cross to raise awareness of the ongoing need for blood through the Battle of the Badgesblood drive competition.   Our emergency responders see first hand how important readily available blood supplies...
June 3, 2010
The supply of type O negative blood at the American Red Cross has dropped significantly. A decline in blood donations is typical during the summer as donors become busy with seasonal activities and overlook donating blood. For this reason, it is important for eligible donors with blood type O...
March 17, 2010
Cabot Arkansas Jr. High School is a campus locally recognized for its many accomplishments. Principal Henry Hawkins is proud of his school, his students and the community that them. He is also moved by this same group of caring Arkansans for the support of his family in the loss of their son...
March 1, 2010
Michelle and Jim Bob Duggar and the kids welcomed baby 19 earlier than expected on December 10, at the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences. Michelle, who had been in the hospital recovering from a gallstone was diagnosed with preeclampsia and underwent an emergency c-section. Daughter...
February 17, 2010
    Many people in Cabot remember teenager Dakota Hawkins’ quick smile and his courageous battle with leukemia, which he lost in 2006. A blood drive will be held in memory of Dakota from 11 a.m. to 7 p.m. on Thursday, Feb. 25 at the Cabot Junior High South campus at 38 Panther Trail...
January 15, 2010
Sixteen year old Jessica Shue of Quitman Arkansas was as motivated a teen as you will ever meet when she donated blood for the first time under Arkansas’ new donor law at a high school drive last year. A cheerful smile she literally explodes with optimism and an energy that makes you tired...
January 7, 2010
Great things happen at the American Red Cross and this is one more wonderful example of the job well done. Recently we participated in providing needed blood to a patient. The African American woman was seen in a northeast Arkansas emergency room for symptoms related to a history of...