Monday, June 25, 2012
Fewer than anticipated donors in June means a shortage in available blood stores.
- VOLUNTEERS IN THE NEWS
- Liz Taurasi
Monday, June 25, 2012
Are you at least 17 years old? Do you weigh 110 pounds or more? Healthy? The American Red Cross needs your help. The Red Cross has issued an emergency request for blood donations, stating in a press release that its "blood supply has reached emergency levels with 50,000 fewer donations than expected in June." The blood bank is stocked with about half the available blood it held this time last year. Red Cross officials speculate that an earlier-than-normal spring season could have led to fewer than typical blood donations as regular donors transitioned into summer activities early and failed to schedule their blood and platelet donations. Now, need exists for all blood types, but particularly for O Positive, O Negative, A Negative and B …
Thursday, January 19, 2012
Today's weather, Endicott Commission meeting and blood for coffee.
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Thursday, August 25, 2011
In this Hurricane Irene-themed edition of Get Out, we let you know five things you can do this weekend in Dedham.
It’s Thursday, and you’ve got no idea what you’ll do for the weekend. Dedham Patch is coming to the rescue. Irene is setting her eyes on Massachusetts, and high winds and rain could smash into Dedham this weekend. With that in mind, we know you might need help finding something to do.
Monday, July 4, 2011
Dedham Fire Department and Dedham Firefighters Local 1735 host Red Cross Family Fun Day and Blood Drive Saturday in memory of Dedham firefighter Henry Dietzel Jr.
Local residents donated more than time to the American Red Cross on Saturday. More than 100 people honored the memory of late Dedham firefighter Henry "Henney" Dietzel Jr. with blood donations at the Red Cross Family Fun Day and Blood Drive this Fourth of July weekend. Henry Dietzel Jr., a former blood donor, embraced his role in the Dedham community by serving as a firefighter for 30 years. Henry Dietzel Jr.'s son Bob said his father loved the Dedham community. "No matter what town he was in, he either knew someone or could make a friend," Bob Dietzel said of his late father. Bob Dietzel acknowledged the Fourth of July holds a special meaning to his family. His father was discharged from the Navy on July 4, 1946, and passed away on the …
Thursday, June 30, 2011
Celebrate Independence Day with patriotic T-shirt making, parades, fireworks, baseball and firefighters.
It’s Thursday, and you’ve got no idea what you’ll do for the weekend. Dedham Patch is coming to the rescue. We’ve got the best bets for your done-work-outta-here time. Check our picks for the activities to hit and new bars/restaurants/shops to explore.