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Rants & Raves

...several blocks of Wrightsboro Road are open again. That was so inconvenient for months to get to the bread store and the blood center. A DEPUTY NEEDS to learn to use her blinker when changing lanes. On Lumpkin Road at Richmond Hill, the deputy was...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2014-09-12/rants-raves
Blood for babies needed in Augusta

...CMV negative donors are the only ones who can help save critically ill babies or small children.Shepeard Community Blood Center is also seeking commitments from donors who are not only CMV negative but also A-negative or B-negative to donate platelets...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2014-08-22/blood-babies-needed
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
Shepeard blood center concerned weather could impact donations

UPDATEShepeard Community Blood Center posted the following to their web...29/2014." Shepeard Community Blood Center is seeking more than 500 donors...hinder travel and access to the blood center and would force blood drives to...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2014-01-27/shepeard-blood-center-concern
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
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
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
Blood center seeks donations for injured men

...an emergency appeal for blood from Shepeard Community Blood Center. The two men are being treated at the Joseph M. Still...centers around the country, she said. Shepeard Community Blood Center West at 112 Davis Road will be open today for donations...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2000/03/11/met_283648.shtml
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Blood donors help stock supplies before expected decrease in donations

...good surprise fell into the lap of Shepeard Community Blood Center on Friday. Blood donations far exceeded an average...healthy and well, give that gift to someone else."The blood center especially needs donations of B-negative, A-negative...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2013-12-27/blood-donors-help-stock-suppl