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‘Hog Wild’ Blood Drive Set – October 31

October 19, 2015 ─ Arkansas Blood Institute encourages all healthy Mena area residents who are at least 16 years old* to go ‘Hog Wild’ and donate blood. A single donation can save as many as three local lives.  A blood drive will take place at the Wal Mart Mena, 9 a.m. to 1:45 p.m., Saturday, October 31st. Donors will receive ...

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Annual Faith Gives Back Blood Drive this Thursday

Faith Chaney, along with family and friends invite the community to join them in supporting the local blood supply this summer by giving blood and reminding others of the importance of blood donations to the local blood provider. Faith herself received numerous blood transfusions and other blood products for the treatment of a chronic illness in recent years. Faith had ...

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Mena Guns ‘N Hoses Community Blood Drive Set – July 13

Mena fire department and law enforcement staffs invite all area residents to their Guns ‘N Hoses blood drive with Arkansas Blood Institute (ABI), Noon to 6:15, Monday, July 13, at the St. Agnes Church. To fuel a little healthy competition, donors will choose which department to support by donating on behalf of law enforcement or the fire department. Not only ...

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Blood Donors Needed to be Everyday Heroes- April 21 – 25

April 2015- Arkansas Blood Institute (ABI) urges all healthy adults to donate blood at the upcoming blood drives. Each donor will receive a ‘HERO” T-shirt as these locations: ·       Louise Durham Elementary School; Tuesday, April 21, 1:45 to 6:45 p.m. Donors at this drive will receive a free gift for student. ·       Wal Mart Mena; Saturday, April 25, 9 a.m. ...

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Blood Donors Needed to be Everyday Heroes – April 16

April 6, 2015- Acorn High School students and Elementary students are teaming up to support the local blood supply. While high school students are giving blood, the elementary students are inviting parents, relatives and all other Acorn residents to show their support by giving blood at this important blood drive. All those 16 years and older, ABI urges them to ...

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Mena Walmart Hosts Blood Drive – February 28

February 13, 2015– Mena -area residents can ‘share the love’ this February by donating blood with Arkansas Blood Institute (ABI). Walmart in Mena will host a blood drive Saturday, February 28, from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m.  All healthy adults, 16 and older*, are urged to make donation a top priority. Each donor will receive an appreciation item from the ...

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‘Share the Love’ Blood Drive

January 30, 2015 – Mena-area residents can ‘share the love’ this February by donating blood with Arkansas Blood Institute (ABI). Mena Regional Health System will host a blood drive Tuesday, February 10, from 11:30 a.m. to 3:45 p.m. All healthy adults, 16 and older*, are urged to make donation a top priority. Each donor will receive an appreciation item from ...

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Ty Thacker Blood Drive Tremendous Success

BY MELANIE BUCK – A hugely successful blood drive was held last Thursday at Grace Bible Church in Mena. The blood drive was scheduled as the ‘Faith Gives Back – Annual Blood Drive’ event, being named after Faith Chaney, who is battling Aplastic Anemia. However, upon hearing about fellow church member Ty Thacker’s newly diagnosed condition, Acute Lymphoid Leukemia Strain ...

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Mena Blood Donors Rewarded With Zoo Tickets

June 9, 2014 – All Arkansas Blood Institute (ABI) donors at a Mena community blood drive will receive two admissions to the Tulsa Zoo.  Those who make time to give Monday, June 16, between noon and 5:45 p.m., at the St. Agnes Parish Hall can enjoy summer fun at this outstanding tourist attraction in our neighboring state.  T-shirts, featuring the ...

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