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Southern Blood Services Region

January 11, 2011
The American Red Cross reports that inclement weather on Monday and Tuesday, Jan. 10 and 11, has resulted in more than 1,600 units of blood and platelets that could not be collected due to blood donation center closures, cancelled blood drives and the inability of donors to attend blood drives....
January 6, 2011
“The Bachelor” Episode Featuring A Group Date to Film American Red Cross Public Service Announcements Airs Monday, January 10, on ABC WASHINGTON — In conjunction with the new season of ABC’s “The Bachelor,” the American Red Cross is joining forces with the show...
December 20, 2010
One of the most memorable lines from Frank Capra’s 1946 classic “It’s a Wonderful Life” is when Zuzu Bailey recalls, “Every time a bell rings, an angel gets his wings.”
October 22, 2010
Some people are into music. Others are into sports. Leanna Brown of Watkinsville, Ga., is into a lot of things: traveling, books and movies, the Atlanta Braves and the University of Georgia.
October 15, 2010
Two hard-working students were named the winners of the American Red Cross summer scholarship program, BloodStock. Tori Davis, a senior at Spalding High School in Griffin, Ga., is the winner of the $2,000 scholarship.
October 4, 2010
The second annual Atlanta University Center National Sickle Cell Awareness Month Blood Drive was recently held on the campus of Morehouse College.
October 1, 2010
ALBANY, Ga.– Winona Greenway of Albany, Ga., is planning a vacation!  Greenway was the recent winner of the World Blood Donor Day promotion from the American Red Cross.  Greenway entered and won the raffle, affording her two round-trip international Delta Air Lines tickets. 
September 13, 2010
The Atlanta Motor Speedway will host its sixth annual Drive for Life Blood Drive with the American Red Cross on Tuesday, Sept. 21, from 9 a.m. to 7 p.m. in the Atlanta Motor Speedway infield Media Center. The blood drive is co-sponsored by 790 the Zone and 92.5 the Bear and aims to collect 350...
September 13, 2010
Susan Doyle, an O-positive blood donor from Guyton, Ga., was recently named winner of the American Red Cross Southern Blood Services Region’s “Cruise Into Summer” promotion. The promotion, which ran from April 1 through June 30, 2010, gave each presenting blood donor a chance to...
August 23, 2010
The American Red Cross Southern Blood Services Region recently appointed seven new members to its board of directors. Janis Martinez, president of Ashford Management Group, is the 2010-2011 board chair. Meredith Forrester, first vice president of Finance and Risk Management at SunTrust Banks, Inc...