With All Types In Short Supply, Red Cross Launches Local Blood Drives

first_imgCommunity News With All Types In Short Supply, Red Cross Launches Local Blood Drives By ANDY VITALICIO Published on Wednesday, March 24, 2021 | 3:05 pm STAFF REPORT First Heatwave Expected Next Week Name (required)  Mail (required) (not be published)  Website  Get our daily Pasadena newspaper in your email box. Free.Get all the latest Pasadena news, more than 10 fresh stories daily, 7 days a week at 7 a.m. The need for blood donations hasn’t diminished over the past year, even with the COVID-19 pandemic putting many things on hold. In fact, the American Red Cross says the pandemic, along with severe weather that has impacted much of the U.S., has made blood donations even more urgent, with all blood types in short supply.In Pasadena, blood donation drives have been scheduled over the next few weeks at the Pasadena Blood Donation Center, at 2471 E. Walnut St., Suite 103, and a few other sites.If you are willing to donate, schedule an appointment now through the American Red Cross Blood Donor App, by calling 1-800-RED CROSS, or by using the American Red Cross website.To download the Blood Donor App, go to www.redcrossblood.org/blood-donor-app.html.All blood drives will follow COVID-19 safety protocols including temperature screening, social distancing, and face coverings for donors and staff, the Red Cross said.Following are blood donation dates and times at the Pasadena Blood Donation Center:March 25, 10:45 to 6 p.m.March 26, 8:15 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.March 27, 7:45 a.m. to 3 p.m.March 28, 7:45 a.m. to 2:45 p.m.March 29, 12:15 to 7:30 p.m.March 30, 12:15 to 7:30 p.m.March 31, 12:15 to 7:30 p.m.April 1, 10:45 a.m. to 6 p.m.April 2, 8:15 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.April 3, 7:45 a.m. to 3 p.m.April 4, 7:45 a.m. to 2:45 p.m.From 2 to 8 p.m. Friday, March 26, a Blood Drive is scheduled at the American Legion District 18, 179 N. Vinedo Ave., Pasadena.From 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Tuesday, March 31, a Blood Drive will be held at the Pasadena City Church, 2588 E. Colorado Blvd.The Red Cross is also testing all donations for COVID-19 antibodies, which would show a person’s immune system had developed antibodies in response to a coronavirus infection or a vaccine.If you test positive for high levels of antibodies, plasma from your blood donation may be used in convalescent plasma treatments for COVID-19 patients. The Red Cross explains that a positive antibody test result does not confirm infection or immunity.The Pasadena Blood Donation Center accepts COVID-19 convalescent plasma donations. For eligibility and donation details, call the Blood Center at (800) 733-2767.To be eligible to donate blood, donors should weigh a minimum of 110 pounds, be at least 16 years old and be generally healthy. First-time donors are usually asked to present two forms of identification, although the type of identification needed varies by facility.If you have any particular health concerns or have traveled outside of the country, let the blood bank know at the time you set your appointment.For more information, visit www.redcrossblood.org. Make a comment Community News EVENTS & ENTERTAINMENT | FOOD & DRINK | THE ARTS | REAL ESTATE | HOME & GARDEN | WELLNESS | SOCIAL SCENE | GETAWAYS | PARENTS & KIDS Business News More Cool Stuff Top of the News center_img 12 recommended0 commentsShareShareTweetSharePin it CITY NEWS SERVICE/STAFF REPORT Pasadena Will Allow Vaccinated People to Go Without Masks in Most Settings Starting on Tuesday Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked * HerbeautyInstall These Measures To Keep Your Household Safe From Covid19HerbeautyHerbeautyHerbeautyVictoria’s Secret Model’s Tips For Looking Ultra SexyHerbeautyHerbeautyHerbeautyIs It Bad To Give Your Boyfriend An Ultimatum?HerbeautyHerbeautyHerbeautyRed Meat Is Dangerous And Here Is The ProofHerbeautyHerbeautyHerbeauty9 Signs That Your Ex May Still Want You BackHerbeautyHerbeautyHerbeauty9 Of The Best Family Friendly Dog BreedsHerbeautyHerbeauty Community News STAFF REPORT Pasadena’s ‘626 Day’ Aims to Celebrate City, Boost Local Economy Subscribe faithfernandez More » ShareTweetShare on Google+Pin on PinterestSend with WhatsApp,Donald CommunityPCC- COMMUNITYVirtual Schools PasadenaHomes Solve Community/Gov/Pub SafetyPasadena Public WorksPASADENA EVENTS & ACTIVITIES CALENDARClick here for Movie Showtimes Home of the Week: Unique Pasadena Home Located on Madeline Drive, Pasadenalast_img read more

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Better Life Basketball Week 8 results

first_imgThe Bucks beat the Celtics, 66-37. Bucks showed their strength inside and out dominating the Celtics.Bucks: Javon SmoovdvGod Henderson – 22, Mo Stack – 9, Chinwe Chinwe ChiChi Wosu – 8, Trae Hawkins – 6, Leion Marion Navarro – 6, David Knight – 6, Eris Aparicio – 5, Corey Edwards – 4Celtics: Julius David – 9, Cary Ortega – 8, Joe Galeon – 7, Manuel Aulov – 6, Christopher Billedo Gumtang Sr. – 4, Alex Mirabel – 3StandingsCavs (7-1), OKC (6-2), Warriors (4-4), Bucks (3-4), Spurs (2-5), Celtics (1-7) The Cavs beat OKC. They now have sole possession of the number one spot.The Warriors defeated the Spurs, 70-67. It was a great game.Warriors: Kevin Walker – 34, R Hoffman – 16, JP Anacreon – 12, Sidharth Mehta – 6, Kenneth King – 2Spurs: Brian Pipher – 18, JJ Hladik – 18, Matthew Fragiacomo – 13, Jeffrey Fortune – 10, Rob King – 4, Travis Camacho – 2, Frank Cheng – 2last_img read more

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Joe Russo’s Almost Dead Shares Soundboard From Sold-Out Performance In Maine [Listen]

first_imgWith a number of shows on the calendar, Joe Russo’s Almost Dead has been thoroughly building the anticipation by sharing recordings from the earlier parts of 2016. The newest edition of their “Taper Tuesday” series was released today, chronicling the band’s performance in Portland, ME. On February 13th, Almost Dead hit the State Theatre and kept fans warm with a barn-burning concert, paying tribute to the Grateful Dead in style.The band opened with their first electric version of “Big River,” and kept things going with hits like “Sitting On Top Of The World,” “Viola Lee Blues,” “Sugaree” and so many more! There’s also a jam on Miles Davis’s “So What,” teases of Led Zeppelin and Tears for Fears, and a great “Terrapin Suite” to close out the second set. It’s prime Almost Dead jamming!Thanks to Eric McRoberts and Joe Russo’s Almost Dead, we can listen to this show in full below.Don’t miss the exciting Evolution Of Jam Vol. 2 tribute show taking place following Joe Russo’s Almost Dead’s return to the Brooklyn Bowl this Saturday, October 7th. With tributes to the Grateful Dead, Phish, and Disco Biscuits lined up, expect some non-stop late night grooves. Tickets can be found here.The fully annotated from band manager Peter Costello can also be seen below.Setlist: Joe Russo’s Almost Dead at State Theatre, Portland, ME – 2/13/16Set 1:01. Jam ->02. Big River @ (SM) ->03. Sitting On Top Of The World (TH) ->04. Viola Lee Blues (All) ->05. Sugaree (TH) ->06. Viola Lee Blues Reprise (All) >07. Deal (TH)Set 2:01. Here Comes Sunshine (TH) ->02. So What Jam # ->03. Here Comes Sunshine Reprise (TH) ->04. Women Are Smarter $ (SM) ->05. Slipknot Jam & ->06. Franklin’s Tower (TH) ->07. Throwing Stones (SM) ->08. Space ->09. Throwing Stones Reprise % (SM) ->10. Terrapin Station Suite ^ (TH)Encore:11. One More Saturday Night (SM)@ – First Almost Dead Electric Version# – Miles Davis original$ – With a GDTRFB Tease (TH)& – Played very fast% – With a tease of some Led Zeppelin song (SM) that neither Scott nor I can remember today.^ – With an “Everybody Wants to Rule The World” (Tears For Fears) Tease (Band)Joe Russo – Drums, VocalsTom Hamilton – Guitar, VocalsScott Metzger – Guitar, VocalsMarco Benevento – Keyboards, VocalsJon Shaw – Bass (Dave was on Ween tour)last_img read more

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Camelot reaps rewards & recognition for ‘I Am Team GB’ National Lottery campaign

first_img StumbleUpon Premier League looks to broadcast every behind-closed-door fixture August 28, 2020 Share Share Camelot aims for ‘Big September’ supporting a high street recovery August 26, 2020 Submit UKGC launches fourth National Lottery licence competition August 28, 2020 Related Articles National Lottery operator Camelot UK has won three prestigious advertising awards this April for its 2016 Olympic marketing campaign ‘I Am Team GB’.The multi-media campaign launched last summer following the Rio 2016 Olympics, has been recognised as the ‘Best Sports Participation Event’ at the 2016/17 BT Sport Industry Awards held on 27 April.Hosting its annual awards on the Same night as BT Sport, The Chartered Institute of Marketing recognised ‘I Am Team GB’ as the ‘Best Integrated Marketing Campaign’ and ‘Best Partnership Marketing’ for its three-way collaboration between ITV, The National Lottery and UK Sport Funding.‘I Am Team GB’ was staged on Saturday 27 August 2016, to welcome home Britain’s Olympic heroes, encourage people to get active alongside them and to thank National Lottery players for the part they played in helping to fund the athletes and elite sport.YouGov research commissioned by ITV, The National Lottery and the British Olympic Association revealed that nearly 1 million people took part, making it the nation’s biggest ever sports day.Commenting on campaign recognition Arabella Gilchrist, Head of Parent Brand for National Lottery operator Camelot, stated “We’re delighted that I Am Team GB has won these awards – demonstrating what a unique and truly inspiring nationwide event it was. National Lottery players have contributed over £80 million a year to support over 1,300 athletes for sporting success in Rio and beyond. I Am Team GB was devised as way for everyone to participate in sport for a day and as a way of truly thanking National Lottery players for their continued backing. We were thrilled that nearly 1 million people took part and these three awards are recognition for everyone involved in making it happen – they should all be incredibly proud of what they achieved.”last_img read more

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