Sunday, May 12, 2013
This drive was especially important in the wake of the Boston Marathon bombings.
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Sunday, May 12
To mark National Volunteer Week, the Brigham and Women’s/Dana Farber Blood Mobile visited Foxborough on April 25th. Over 60 donors, made up of business leaders, healthcare staff, patients, and the general public, turned out at this important drive, which replenishes the blood supply at Brigham and Women’s Hospital and the Dana-Farber Cancer Institute. This was especially important in the wake of the Boston Marathon bombings.
Sunday, April 21, 2013
Brigham and Women's/Mass General Health Care Center to host blood drive at Patriot Place on April 25th.
The Brigham and Women’s/Mass General Health Care Center at Patriot Place will host a blood drive on Thursday, April 25 from 9:30 a.m to 3 p.m. on the Patriot Place concourse next to the Brigham and Women’s/Mass General Health Care Center. Blood donations will be taken inside the Dana-Farber Cancer Institute/Brigham and Women’s Hospital Blood Mobile near Gillette Stadium’s Bank of America gate. All who are planning to donate on April 25th are encouraged to schedule their blood donation appointment for that day. Walk-ins are taken as time allows. To schedule an appointment, contact Jessica Tancrell at Brigham and Women’s/Mass General Health Care Center by e-mail at JLTancrell@partners.org or by phone at (508) 718-4311. Monday’s tragic …
Sunday, January 13, 2013
Foxborough resident Paul Currie was one of five blood donors to win Patriots playoff tickets after participating in Dunkin' Donuts sixth annual "Give a Pint, Get a Pound" campaign last week at Patriot Place.
Foxborough resident Paul Currie realized the importance of giving blood several years ago when his daughter had a major surgery. “I realized giving blood is something we all need to do,” Currie said. "[It is] easy and the benefits for others are priceless.” Currie, 52, was off from work last week when he heard about an American Red Cross blood drive happening at Patriot Place. “I decided I would do my part,” Currie said of participating in last Thursday’s Dunkin’ Donuts sixth annual “Give a Pint, Give a Pound” campaign. As part of the event at Patriot Place, five lucky donors would win two tickets apiece to Sunday’s AFC Divisional Round playoff game between the New England Patriots and Houston Texans at Gillette Stadium. Currie was one of …
Saturday, March 19, 2011
Red Cross blood drive, Patriot cheering tryouts and more!
1. Lutheran Church of our Redeemer to host their 1st American Red Cross Blood Drive from 9:00 am - 3pm. This blood drive is being organized and led the the Parish Nurse Program with the assistance and support of the American Red Cross. 2. Maplewood Country Day Camp Open House from 10am -1pm in Easton. Enjoy a day of fun with a Petting Zoo, Rock Climbing, Gymnastics, Arts & Crafts, Face Painting, Moonwalks, Gym Games and so much more. 3. 2011 Preliminary Patriots Cheerleader Auditions! Approximately 65 participants will be selected at preliminary auditions to compete as finalists on April 2. 4. Going to see a movie tonight? Check back this morning for our movie review of Rango! 5. FHS Drama Club will present their second night of Bye Bye …
Monday, February 14, 2011
Valentine's Day, Bar Louie Blood Drive and Varsity Hockey..
1. Today is officially St. Valentine's Day! Still looking for a last minute gift or idea? Check out our "last minute Valentine's Day guide!" Also, check back this morning for our a video on how Foxborough residents are celebrating the big day! 2. It is a Cape Cod showdown tonight in hockey. The Foxborough boys' varsity hockey team is taking on Mashpee tonight at the Foxboro Sports Center, 7:00 p.m. 3. Government meetings: 4. The Foxboro Regional Charter School, Grade 4 students, will present the African American Wax Museum today at 9:00 a.m. 5. Bar Louie Blood Drive today from 12:00pm-6:00pm. Please call 1-800-REDCROSS (1-800-733-2767) or visit www.redcrossblood.org to make an appointment. All donors will receive a Bruins t-shirt and a …