theadanews.com - Ada, Oklahoma

Local News

July 10, 2013

Summer blood donors needed

Ada —

The need for blood doesn’t take a vacation. Yet, fewer people typically donate during the summer, according to Oklahoma Blood Institute (OBI). Chickasaw Nation’s Information Technology department, 901 N. County Club Road, has stepped up to help with a blood drive from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Monday, July 15. Anyone who is healthy and 16 years or older is encouraged to give.

Each donor will receive two free tickets to the Oklahoma City Zoo, a “Feel Fierce” T-shirt, free health screenings and Donor Rewards points.

“For patients in need of blood, there’s no summer vacation,” said John Armitage, M.D., president and chief executive of OBI. “That’s why it’s crucial that blood donors take just an hour to donate blood. The lives of our friends, co-workers and neighbors may depend on it.”

Appointments are not necessary but can be made by calling 877-340-8777 or visiting www.obi.org. 

 

1
Text Only | Photo Reprints
Local News
AP Video
Raw: Obama Tours Gyeongbok Palace Swimmer Michael Phelps Back in Competition Raw: Obama Lays Korean War Memorial Wreath Obama Leads Naturalization Ceremony in Seoul Calif. School Bus Crash Hurts Driver, 11 Kids Country Club for Exotic Cars Little Science Behind 'Pollen Vortex' Prediction US Proposes Pay-for-priority Internet Standards Wife Mourns Chicago Doctor Killed in Afghanistan FDA Proposes Regulations on E-cigarettes Kerry Warns Russia of Expensive New Sanctions Mideast Peace Talks Stall on Hamas Deal Cody Walker Remembers His Late Brother Paul Grieving South Korea Puts Up Yellow Ribbons Raw: Kerry Brings His Dog to Work Raw: Girls Survive Car Crash Into Their Bedroom Three U.S. Doctors Killed by Afghan Security Yankees' Pineda Suspended 10 Games for Pine Tar Colleagues Mourn Death of Doctors in Afghanistan Ukraine Launches Operation Against Insurgents
Stocks
Poll

Do you think Russia President Vladimir Putin will invade Ukraine?

Yes
No
     View Results