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American Red Cross: Blood donation remains essential amid COVID-19 Pandemic

 

American Red CrossNashville, TN – A year ago, many things in the world paused due to the COVID-19 Coronavirus pandemic. But the need for blood never stopped. Today blood donations are just as essential, and the American Red Cross urges individuals who are healthy to make an appointment to donate blood.

Zachary Sterbens gives a Power Red donation at the Red Cross Salt Lake City Blood Donation Center. He received a blood transfusion as a baby and has been donating for 5 years. (Amanda Romney/American Red Cross)

Zachary Sterbens gives a Power Red donation at the Red Cross Salt Lake City Blood Donation Center. He received a blood transfusion as a baby and has been donating for 5 years. (Amanda Romney/American Red Cross)

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Give hope to cancer patients by giving blood with the American Red Cross

 

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American Red CrossNashville, TN – October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month – the perfect time to give blood or platelets to support cancer patients and others.

Anna Gwinnup, a loving wife, mother and grandmother, was diagnosed with stage 1 breast cancer in September 2017. Within weeks, it advanced to stage 2, forcing her to undergo a double mastectomy, chemotherapy and multiple surgeries, which required blood products.

Zachary Sterbens gives a Power Red donation at the Red Cross Salt Lake City Blood Donation Center. He received a blood transfusion as a baby and has been donating for 5 years. (Amanda Romney/American Red Cross)

Zachary Sterbens gives a Power Red donation at the Red Cross Salt Lake City Blood Donation Center. He received a blood transfusion as a baby and has been donating for 5 years. (Amanda Romney/American Red Cross)

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Blood donors urged to help restock American Red Cross shelves after Severe Winter Storms

 

American Red CrossNashville, TN – Though spring has officially arrived, the American Red Cross blood supply is still recovering from severe winter storms in March. Donors of all blood types are urged to roll up a sleeve and help save lives.

Winter weather in parts of the country forced more than 270 blood drives to cancel, resulting in over 9,500 uncollected blood and platelet donations in the first two weeks of March.

Heidi Reed relaxes in a donor chair following her blood donation. Reed’s mother received blood during a surgery. (Amanda Romney, American Red Cross)

Heidi Reed relaxes in a donor chair following her blood donation. Reed’s mother received blood during a surgery. (Amanda Romney, American Red Cross)

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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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Donate blood with the Red Cross in October

 

October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month

Support cancer patients and others needing blood

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

According to the American Cancer Society, breast cancer is the second most common cancer among women in the U.S., with one in eight developing invasive breast cancer in her lifetime. Breast cancer patients may need blood products during chemotherapy, mastectomy surgery or treatment of complications.

The 5th Special Forces Group (Airborne) Soldiers give blood in support of the local Red Cross. (Staff Sgt. Barbara Ospina)

The 5th Special Forces Group (Airborne) Soldiers give blood in support of the local Red Cross. (Staff Sgt. Barbara Ospina)

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Clarksville’s LEAP Organization recognizes Community Leaders for their Service

 

LEAP OrganizationClarksville, TN – LEAP Organization was pleased to recognize Pastor Steve Estep, Yolanda Stewart, and Angela Hopkins for their distinguished service as board members. They have successfully guided the organization in its mission to instill positive moral growth and sustainable life skills development in youth during their time of service.

Pastor Steve Estep served as Vice President from 2010 to 2013. One of Pastor Estep’s biggest contributions to LEAP was when he graciously opened the doors of Grace Church of the Nazarene to allow LEAP to operate the youth development programs until LEAP acquired the current facility. His church was very welcoming and supportive of LEAP’S endeavors.

LEAP Organization recognized (L to R) Angela Hopkins, Pastor Steve Estep, and Yolanda Stewart for service as board members.

LEAP Organization recognized (L to R) Angela Hopkins, Pastor Steve Estep, and Yolanda Stewart for service as board members.

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LEAP plans Youth Summer Educational Excursion

 

LEAP OrganizationClarksville, TN – LEAP is preparing for its 3rd Annual Youth Summer Trip to St Louis Missouri from July 25th to July 29th, 2013 and would like to extend an invitation to youth ages 11 to 18 to participate.

The purpose of this trip is to provide students with with entertaining and educational summer trip in St Louis that will consist of the following:

Youth Summer Educational Excursion

Youth Summer Educational Excursion

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Clarksville YMCA Restore Ministries’ Journey to Freedom

 

YMCAClarksville, TN – Journey to Freedom is a group for adults of any age who want to self-examine and work toward making healthy changes that will promote joy, hope and peace in their life.

Journey to Freedom is an 8 week process of reading, evaluating, and group discussion that will help you get to the heart of what is no longer working in your life, and where you are in the process of change. You will look at the role that fear, self-esteem, and grief play in your decisions. «Read the rest of this article»

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Final Group of 2012 Working Towards Green Certification

 

Clarksville-Montgomery County Green Certification ProgramMontgomery County, TN – A seventh group of participants completed the Clarksville-Montgomery County Green Certification Program (CMCGCP) workshops this month.

The group began the process in October 2012 with plans to complete their certifications by April 2013.

Back Row: Kenny Daugherty, Bridgestone Metalpha, USA and CMCGCP workshop presenter; Matt Lyle, Lyle-Cook-Martin Architects; Kevin Judish, Mann, Smith & Cummings; Joey Smith; Montgomery County Health Department; Deb Haines-Kulick, Clarksville Association of Realtors; Anthony Johnson, Moore Magnet School and Brad Martin, Lyle-Cook-Martin Architects. Front Row: Martha Hendricks, Clarksville-Montgomery County Public Library; Lynn Hunter, Clarksville-Montgomery County Public Library; Amanda Willis, Autobody America a Service King Company; Tara Curtis, West Gate Inn & Suites; Brenda Colley, Grace Church of the Nazarene and Diane York, advantage Learning Center.

Back Row: Kenny Daugherty, Bridgestone Metalpha, USA and CMCGCP workshop presenter; Matt Lyle, Lyle-Cook-Martin Architects; Kevin Judish, Mann, Smith & Cummings; Joey Smith; Montgomery County Health Department; Deb Haines-Kulick, Clarksville Association of Realtors; Anthony Johnson, Moore Magnet School and Brad Martin, Lyle-Cook-Martin Architects. Front Row: Martha Hendricks, Clarksville-Montgomery County Public Library; Lynn Hunter, Clarksville-Montgomery County Public Library; Amanda Willis, Autobody America a Service King Company; Tara Curtis, West Gate Inn & Suites; Brenda Colley, Grace Church of the Nazarene and Diane York, advantage Learning Center.

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Radical Mission Compassionate Ministries provides “Warm Souls Christmas Celebration”

 

Radical MissionClarksville TN – The 5th annual “Warm Souls Christmas Celebration” was held Monday at the Hilldale Baptist Church Activities Center on Old Farmers Road.

Over 1200 Clarksville area citizens were treated to live music, a free shopping spree, Christmas portraits, free haircuts, free gifts, and more, provided by Radical Mission Compassionate Ministries.

Christmas presents flowed out from under the Christmas Tree at the Radical Mission "Warm Souls Christmas Celebration" held Christmas eve.

Christmas presents flowed out from under the Christmas Tree at the Radical Mission “Warm Souls Christmas Celebration” held Christmas eve.

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