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Support cancer patients by giving blood with the Red Cross

 

American Red CrossClarksville, TN – During Breast Cancer Awareness Month, the American Red Cross encourages eligible donors to give blood to support cancer patients and others.

Mary Alice Donofrio gave blood for the first time in memory of her mother who received several blood transfusions while being treated for breast cancer.

Red Cross collections staff member Andrea Farnes chats with whole blood donor Kaisha Walker. (Amanda Romney/American Red Cross)

Red Cross collections staff member Andrea Farnes chats with whole blood donor Kaisha Walker. (Amanda Romney/American Red Cross)

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Hankook in Clarksville steps in with Donation to Fill Trailer with Items for Hurricane Harvey Victims

 

Montgomery County Government TennesseeMontgomery County, TN – SERVPRO of Montgomery County, Montgomery County Emergency Management Agency, and TMS began partnering to collect donations to help the victims of the Hurricane Harvey disaster on September 6th, 2017.

The donations started coming in to fill the 53’ trailer last Wednesday after announcements were made to the community and Montgomery County Government employees.

Jay Kim, Vice President of Corporate Strategy for Hankook Tire America Corp. hands Ginna Holleman, CEO of Clarksville United Way a check for $10,000 to be used for towards supplies for the victims of Hurricane Harvey.

Jay Kim, Vice President of Corporate Strategy for Hankook Tire America Corp. hands Ginna Holleman, CEO of Clarksville United Way a check for $10,000 to be used for towards supplies for the victims of Hurricane Harvey.

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Red Cross and Sport Clips Haircuts offer free haircut coupon to blood and platelet donors

 

Donors of all blood types urgently needed to help patients this fall

American Red CrossNashville, TN – Feel good, do good and look good this September by donating blood or platelets with the American Red Cross and get a free haircut coupon from Sport Clips Haircuts. Blood and platelet donors of all blood types, especially type O negative and O positive, are urgently needed to replenish the blood supply following a critical summer blood shortage.

“We are excited to continue the Saving Lives Never Looked So Good campaign and partnership with Sport Clips this September,” said Donna M. Morrissey, director of national partnerships, Red Cross Biomedical Services.

Red Cross collections staff member Andrea Farnes chats with whole blood donor Kaisha Walker. (Amanda Romney/American Red Cross)

Red Cross collections staff member Andrea Farnes chats with whole blood donor Kaisha Walker. (Amanda Romney/American Red Cross)

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Montgomery County After Total Solar Eclipse Traffic and Safety Update

 

Montgomery County Government TennesseeMontgomery County, TN – The 2017 Total Solar Eclipse has ended in Clarksville and Montgomery County but the memories of the phenomenon will last a lifetime. The weather was perfect, with no cloud coverage to diminish the magnificence of the sun’s corona. In addition, traffic ran smoothly with minimal incidents during the day.

The Montgomery County Emergency Management Agency worked diligently with agencies such as the American Red Cross, Emergency Medical Services, Clarksville Police Department, Montgomery County Sheriff’s Office and Tennessee Highway Patrol for nearly a year to prepare for the possible influx of people and accidents in the community.

Total Solar Eclipse from Montgomery County's RichEllen Park.

Total Solar Eclipse from Montgomery County’s RichEllen Park.

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Red Cross urges blood and platelet donors to give now

 

American Red CrossNashville, TN – While thousands of people from across the country responded to the emergency request for blood and platelet donations issued by the American Red Cross in early July, a critical blood shortage remains.

The Red Cross urges eligible donors to give now to help ensure blood is available throughout the rest of the summer to meet patient needs.

Red Cross collections staff member Andrea Farnes chats with whole blood donor Kaisha Walker. (Amanda Romney/American Red Cross)

Red Cross collections staff member Andrea Farnes chats with whole blood donor Kaisha Walker. (Amanda Romney/American Red Cross)

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Arcadia Senior Living Clarksville announces New Staff, Opens Welcome Center

 

Arcadia Senior Living ClarksvilleClarksville, TN – Arcadia Senior Living is pleased to announce the hiring of local healthcare professional, Jacquline Stone to lead its Management Team. Jackie has been named Executive Director of the Senior Living Project scheduled to open in late 2017, and will oversee the day to day operations of the community.

Jackie is a nurse by background but has spent the last several years serving as a very successful Executive Director for a Retirement Community in Florida.

Arcadia Senior Living Clarksville hires Jacquline Stone as Executive Director of the Senior Living Project. Lisa Klasen hired as Community Relations Director.

Arcadia Senior Living Clarksville hires Jacquline Stone as Executive Director of the Senior Living Project. Lisa Klasen hired as Community Relations Director.

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Critical Red Cross blood shortage prompts emergency call for donations

 

Give blood or platelets now and help save lives

American Red CrossNashville, TN – The American Red Cross is facing a critical blood shortage and is issuing an emergency call for eligible blood and platelet donors of all blood types to give now and help save lives.

Blood donations have fallen short of expectations for the past two months, resulting in about 61,000 fewer donations than needed and causing a significant draw down of the Red Cross blood supply.

The 5th Special Forces Group (Airborne) giving blood drive in support of the local Red Cross at Fort Campbell, KY. (Staff Sgt. Barbara Ospina)

The 5th Special Forces Group (Airborne) giving blood drive in support of the local Red Cross at Fort Campbell, KY. (Staff Sgt. Barbara Ospina)

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American Red Cross urges blood and platelet donation during Trauma Awareness Month

 

Help save trauma patient lives by giving blood

American Red CrossNashville, TN – During Trauma Awareness Month in May, the American Red Cross urges eligible donors to help ensure lifesaving blood is available for patients with traumatic injuries and other serious medical needs by donating blood or platelets.

According to the National Trauma Institute, trauma accounts for approximately 41 million emergency department visits and 2.3 million hospital admissions in the U.S. annually.

The 5th Special Forces Group (Airborne) hosted a blood drive in support of the local Red Cross at Fort Campbell, KY. (Staff Sgt. Barbara Ospina)

The 5th Special Forces Group (Airborne) hosted a blood drive in support of the local Red Cross at Fort Campbell, KY. (Staff Sgt. Barbara Ospina)

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American Red Cross calls for type O negative and AB blood donors

 

Blood donations essential to patient care

American Red CrossNashville, TN – The American Red Cross is issuing a call for type O negative and AB blood donors to make an appointment to give after severe winter weather in some parts of the country caused about 250 Red Cross blood drives to cancel in March, resulting in more than 8,500 uncollected blood donations.

Type O negative blood and type AB plasma are two of the most in-demand blood products by hospitals.

American Red Cross is in need for type O Negative and AB Blood Donors

American Red Cross is in need for type O Negative and AB Blood Donors

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American Red Cross to hold Blood Drive, March 16th-31st

 

American Red CrossNashville, TN – All eligible blood donors are encouraged to give blood and help save lives in March, Red Cross Month. Donating is easier than ever with the Blood Donor App and RapidPass.

With the free Red Cross Blood Donor App, donors can conveniently schedule and manage donation appointments, access their donor card, track the impact of their donations and earn rewards.

5th Special Forces Group (Airborne) giving blood for the local Red Cross. (Staff Sgt. Barbara Ospina)

5th Special Forces Group (Airborne) giving blood for the local Red Cross. (Staff Sgt. Barbara Ospina)

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