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American Red Cross says give the Gift of Life this Holiday

 

Think outside the Gift Box: Donate Blood and Give More Life

American Red CrossNashville, TN – The best gifts can’t be bought in a store. The American Red Cross urges eligible donors to give more life by giving blood this December.

Alison Wissen knows the power of blood donations. She received 22 units of blood products after experiencing complications during childbirth. “I truly owe my life to blood donors,” she said. “Even the skilled hands of my surgeons could not have saved me without the blood.” Because of blood and platelet donors, Wissen will celebrate the holidays with her three children and husband.

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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American Red Cross offers 3 ways to make saving lives easier than ever

 

Mobile and online tools help make donating blood and platelets more convenient

American Red CrossNashville, TN – The holidays are known for the giving spirit and a hectic pace. This holiday season, the American Red Cross is sharing three ways to give the gift of life in less time.

At this time of year many regular blood and platelet donors delay giving due to busy schedules– but the need for blood remains.

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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American Red Cross says give thanks for good health by donating blood this holiday season

 

American Red CrossNashville, TN – The American Red Cross encourages people to share their good health this holiday season by donating blood for patients in need.

Mike Healey’s son was born prematurely, weighing 3 pounds, and immediately needed blood. “I gave blood the next day and have done it 56 times since then,” he said. Though Healey’s son spent his first 49 days of life in the neonatal intensive care unit, he has thrived and is now a healthy, 10-year-old little league baseball player. “I will never forget whoever selflessly gave blood for my son.”

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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American Red Cross calls for blood donors before the holiday season

 

American Red CrossNashville, TN – With the busy holiday season approaching, the American Red Cross encourages donors to give blood now to help ensure a sufficient supply for patients this winter.

Between Thanksgiving and New Year’s Day, many regular donors delay giving due to holiday activities and travel. This often decreases the amount of donated blood available for patients.

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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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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