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Southeastern Michigan

June 24, 2011
  Type O negative blood supply drops to critically low levels  Red Cross asks eligible blood donors to make and keep appointments   Media Contact:  Martha Roemer Kurtz, 313-494-2745
April 14, 2011
  News Release       Celebrate the birth of a movement by donating blood World Red Cross Day is May 8 You can celebrate the birth of a movement and help others in need by coming to donate blood in early May.
February 3, 2011
   Severe weather creates shortage of blood supplies     Media Contacts: Bridget Tuohey, 313-576-4184    and  Martha Roemer Kurtz, 313-494-2745
February 1, 2011
American Red Cross Urges Preparedness As Damaging Winter Storm Threatens About 100  Million People                               ...
January 26, 2011
    American Red Cross Says Mounting Effect of Severe Winter Weather Causes Lowest January Blood Supply in a Decade Call is issued for all eligible donors to help replenish decreasing supply   Media Contacts:  Bridget Tuohey, 313-576-4184
January 13, 2011
  There's something about being age16. It's the magic number that signals a sort of rite of passage into adulthood. It means eligibility to obtain a driver's license, being old enough to date, wear makeup and even get a job. It also means a chance to regularly help save someone...
November 29, 2010
  Once again, the University of Michigan (U of M) Wolverines and their supporters won the annual Blood Battle against the Ohio State University (OSU)  Buckeyes. With a final count of 2615 productive units, U of M once more edged out OSU's final total of  2515...
October 19, 2010
  News Release       Southeastern Michigan Blood Services Region Media Contacts: Martha Roemer Kurtz, 313-494-2745                         ...
August 18, 2010
   News Release Media Contacts: Bridget Tuohey, 313-576-4184                               August 17, 2010