Newsroom Archive

River Valley

 
April 6, 2009
LOUISVILLE, Ky. - Dr. Yenshen Hsueh, CEO of the River Valley Blood Services Region that includes Louisville, Ky., its largest collection territory, died suddenly Saturday in China. He was ending a one-week vacation with his wife. No other details of his death are currently available. Since 1996, Dr...
March 2, 2009
LOUISVILLE, Ky. – The American Red Cross is once again counting on the fighting spirit of the Irish to help keep the area's blood supply stable. "The St. Patrick's Day Blood Drive" is a longtime, traditional event that gives the Irish – or those with the Irish spirit –...
December 24, 2008
LOUISVILLE, Ky. – 1978. The year that 36-year-old, Louisville-native Muhammad Ali redeemed himself in a heavyweight title rematch against St-Louis native Leon Spinks. The thoroughbred, Affirmed, ran to triple-crown majesty. Jogging suits were the fashion rage and the movie "Grease"...
November 21, 2008
BLOOMINGTON, Ind. – The 2008 "Blood Challenge" between Indiana University and Purdue University has ended this year with IU winning with an impressive difference of 1,338 donors. The official 2008 tally: IU – 4,941 vs. Purdue – 3,603. IU winning the challenge this year...
November 18, 2008
LOUISVILLE, Ky. – Thanksgiving is traditionally a time for giving thanks with family and friends. In the spirit of the season, the Red Cross is thanking its blood donors by offering all presenting donors a coupon for a complimentary pie at area blood donation centers during Thanksgiving week...
October 22, 2008
Louisville, Ky. – Platelet donors will hit a homerun for those needing life-saving platelet donations this fall and winter. All presenting platelet donors at local American Red Cross donation centers from now until Dec. 14, 2008 will be entered into a raffle for a chance to win a certificate...
October 21, 2008
BLOOMINGTON, Ind. – American Red Cross blood drives in Indiana from October 6 to November 14 will give fans of Indiana and Purdue universities the chance to show their team spirit and also help to save lives.
June 8, 2008
For the second year, the American Red Cross is participating in the statewide Fallen Officer Blood Drive campaign. During the month of June, the American Red Cross will host blood drives across the state of Indiana to honor those who serve and protect our communities.
May 1, 2008
Memorial Day weekend marks the start of summer for many - with weekends at the lake, cookouts with friends and family, and plans for vacation. As summer approaches and regular blood donors start to take vacations and enjoy summer activities, the blood supply typically falls below minimum levels....