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American Red Cross urges Blood Donation During the Season of Giving

 

American Red CrossNashville, TN – December may be the season of giving – but it’s typically a challenging time to collect enough blood donations. Add in a pandemic, and this year could be even tougher than usual.

That’s why the American Red Cross is urging those who are feeling well to give the gift of life by donating blood or platelets this holiday season.

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, Country Music Star Martina McBride urge Americans to give comfort through Blood Donation

 

Suburban Propane is supporting the effort by offering blood donors a chance to win an Outdoor Living Experience, powered by Propane for those who give now through December 15th

American Red CrossNashville, TN – The American Red Cross and country music star Martina McBride have joined together this holiday season to remind people to take care of one another, sharing comfort and joy with hospital patients through the gift of blood donation.

Health emergencies don’t pause for a pandemic or holiday celebrations. The Red Cross needs the help of blood donors across the country now to ensure patients continue to have access to lifesaving blood.

American Red Cross phlebotomist Marquis Lewis visits with Kimberly McCaw while she donates blood. (Jason Miczek, American Red Cross)

American Red Cross phlebotomist Marquis Lewis visits with Kimberly McCaw while she donates blood. (Jason Miczek, American Red Cross)

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American Red Cross urgently needs Blood Donations during COVID-19 pandemic, upcoming Holidays

 

American Red CrossNashville, TN – The American Red Cross is urging healthy donors of all blood types to band together to give blood or platelets and help ensure a stable blood supply for patients this holiday season.

The traditional slump in blood donations between Thanksgiving and New Year’s comes as the blood supply already faces challenges created by the COVID-19 Coronavirus pandemic.

Sara Hernandez has been giving platelets since she was 18 years old. (Amanda Romney, American Red Cross)

Sara Hernandez has been giving platelets since she was 18 years old. (Amanda Romney, American Red Cross)

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American Red Cross teams up with Dickey’s Barbecue Pit to encourage Donors to give thanks and give life

 

American Red CrossNashville, TN – This Thanksgiving season, the American Red Cross is partnering with Dickey’s Barbecue Pit to encourage eligible donors to give thanks and give life by rolling up a sleeve at the Dickey’s Barbecue Pit Blood Drive, 2345 Madison Street in Clarksville Tuesday, November 3rd, 2020 from 11:00am to 3:00pm and at the Red Cross in Nashville and Clarksville each Monday in November.

Free Dickey’s Classic Pulled Pork Sandwich coupon for all presenting donors at select blood drives in November. (Amanda Romney/American Red Cross)

Free Dickey’s Classic Pulled Pork Sandwich coupon for all presenting donors at select blood drives in November. (Amanda Romney/American Red Cross)

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This Week at APSU: Virtual “Remembering Homecoming” celebration this week 

 

Austin Peay State University - APSUClarksville, TN – The Austin Peay State University (APSU) Honors Program will host a timely virtual panel discussion this week that examines how people can think more critically and carefully to be informed voters in the current political climate.

The campus of Austin Peay State University. (APSU)

The campus of Austin Peay State University. (APSU)

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Clarksville-Montgomery County System Points of Pride, April 28th

 

Clarksville Montgomery County School System (CMCSS)Montgomery County, TN – The Clarksville-Montgomery County School System announces that the JROTC Academic Team from Montgomery Central High School was selected to compete at the 2020 U.S. Army JROTC Academic Bowl Championship in Washington D.C. originally scheduled for June and unfortunately canceled.

Montgomery Central High School JROTC Academic Bowl participants include: (from left) Christian Chesser, Julia Easter, Cheyenne Douthitt, and Abria Peoples.

Montgomery Central High School JROTC Academic Bowl participants include: (from left) Christian Chesser, Julia Easter, Cheyenne Douthitt, and Abria Peoples.

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Tennessee Governor Bill Lee’s COVID-19 Bulletin #2

 

Tennessee State GovernmentNashville, TN – Today, Wednesday, March 18th, 2020, Tennessee Governor Bill Lee provided an update on Tennessee’s efforts around COVID-19 (Coronavirus) relief.

Governor Lee’s daily press conferences can be viewed live each day this week through Thursday at 3:00pm CT here. Governor Lee has also established a website specific to COVID-19 updates which can be found here.

Tennessee Governor Bill Lee

Tennessee Governor Bill Lee

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American Red Cross urgently needs donors, Critical type O Blood Shortage

 

American Red CrossNashville, TN – The American Red Cross has extended its urgent call for donors of all blood types to give blood or platelets.

With influenza escalating across the country and preventing some donors from giving, and winter weather threatening to cancel blood drives, the Red Cross now has a critical shortage of type O blood and urgently needs donors to restock the shelves. 

Donors of all blood types are urged to give now and help restock blood supply. (Amanda Romney, American Red Cross)

Donors of all blood types are urged to give now and help restock blood supply. (Amanda Romney, American Red Cross)

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American Red Cross says Need for blood doesn’t stop for holidays

 

American Red CrossNashville, TN – Between Thanksgiving and Christmas, more than 1 million units of blood could be transfused in the United States. Individuals are urged to give a lifesaving gift this holiday season by making an appointment to donate blood or platelets and help the American Red Cross ensure a sufficient supply is available for patients throughout the holiday season.

Those with type O blood are especially needed.

Those who come to give through Decenber 18th will receive a $5.00 Amazon.com Gift Card. (Amanda Romney, American Red Cross)

Those who come to give through Decenber 18th will receive a $5.00 Amazon.com Gift Card. (Amanda Romney, American Red Cross)

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American Red Cross has Critical need for Type O Blood

 

American Red CrossNashville, TN – The American Red Cross has a critical shortage of type O blood and urges eligible donors to give now to help patients facing trauma and other life-threatening situations.

As a thank-you for helping replenish the blood supply, all donors who come to give blood or platelets now through June 10th will receive a $5.00 Amazon.com Gift Card via email.

The American Red Cross has a critical shortage of type O blood and urges type O donors to give now to ensure blood is available for patients facing trauma and other life-threatening situations. All other blood types are also needed at this time. (American Red Cross)

The American Red Cross has a critical shortage of type O blood and urges type O donors to give now to ensure blood is available for patients facing trauma and other life-threatening situations. All other blood types are also needed at this time. (American Red Cross)

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