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GRU Cancer Center receives minority grant

...forming the network to reach out to minorities with Morehouse School of Medicine in Atlanta, University Cancer and Blood Center in Athens, and Georgia Southern University in Statesboro.Nationally, blacks make up less than eight percent of patients...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2014-08-05/gru-cancer-center-got-minori
Targeting treatment

...Minority/Underserved Community Site, will include Morehouse School of Medicine in Atlanta; University Cancer and Blood Center in Athens; and Georgia Southern University in Statesboro."It will help us in reaching out to our underserved community...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/opinion/editorials/2014-08-07/targeting-treatment
Summer demands blood donations

...visited the Shepeard Community Blood Center in Evans on Tuesday with the hopes...president and CEO of Shepeard Community Blood Center, said the couple might have their...last year, Shepeard Community Blood Center delivered more than 8,200 units...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2014-07-09/summer-demands-blood-donatio
Kirby: Do a good deed and donate blood

...Waldo Emerson Want to do something good for someone else this summer? Take a break and go down to the Shepeard Community Blood Center on Wrightsboro Road and and share blood.It's nice and quiet and a very cool place to spend your lunch time...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2014-06-12/do-good-deed-and-donate-bloo
Shepeard Community Blood Center seeks platelet donors

Shepeard Community Blood Center announced Tuesday a significant need for platelet donors.Recently...platelet donors have canceled appointments, Shepeard Community Blood Center said in a news release.Shepeard asks eligible donors to reserve...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/health/2014-05-06/shepeard-community-blood-cen
Tom Gilliland Jr.

...to the service. Memorials may be made to ASPCA, 199 Willow Run Rd., Aiken, SC 29801 or to the Shepeard Community Blood Center, 1533 Wrightsboro Rd., Augusta, GA 30904. Posey Funeral Directors of North Augusta in charge of arrangements...

http://www.legacy.com/Link.asp?I=LS000170335621
Mabel Marbach

...University Hospital. She also volunteered at the downtown soup kitchen. She gave several gallons of blood through Sheppard Blood Center until her illness kept her from doing so. She was a devoted member of The Hill Baptist Church where she was a member...

http://www.legacy.com/Link.asp?I=LS000169843443
Ice storm freezes blood donations

Winter Storm Pax put a freeze on blood donations over the past three days, the Shepeard Community Blood Center announced Friday.The organization estimates that the winter storm prevented it from collecting more than 400 units of blood for...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/crime-courts/2014-02-14/ice-storm-freezes-bloo
Friday's storm updates

...8:30 p.m. Winter Storm Pax put a freeze on blood donations over the past three days, the Shepeard Community Blood Center announced Friday, and an estimated 400 blood donations have not been collected as a result..Read more in our update...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2014-02-14/fridays-storm-updates
Weather-related cancellations, postponements

...day classes are cancelled Thursday, with all evening classes Thursday continuing as scheduled.Shepeard Community Blood Centers reopened on Wednesday, January 29th at noon and resumed regular operating hours.The First Tee of Augusta will close...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2014-01-27/weather-related-cancellations