Blood Drive



                                    Red Cross Will Conduct Blood Drive at Salvation Army


Springfield, MO.  The Greater Ozarks Chapter of the American Red Cross is partnering with the Salvation Army and Red Cross Blood Services to conduct a blood drive and educate seniors on the importance of preparedness on Tuesday, Sept. 22, 2009.


                        Location:                  The Salvation Army, in the gymnasium

                                                            1707 W. Chestnut Expressway

                                                            Springfield, MO

                        Time:                         10:00 A. M. till 2:00 P.M.


Chris Harmon, Director of Emergency Services, will be on hand at 10:00 A.M. to give a presentation to seniors about preparedness.  Residents of the community are invited to attend this free and informative presentation.

 Weather radios will also be available for purchase.  The cost is $30.



All American Red Cross disaster assistance is free, made possible by voluntary donations of time and money from people. To help the victims of local disasters, financial contributions can be mailed to: American Red Cross, 1545 N. West Bypass, Springfield, MO.  65803. To volunteer, please contact the chapter headquarters at 417-832-9500 or 1-866-206-0256.






Joann Moore

Public Information Officer

Financial Development Assistant

American Red Cross

Greater Ozarks Chapter

1545 N. West Bypass

Springfield, MO.  65803

417-832-9500  EXT. 107

Fax 417-866-3649

Toll Free: 1-866-206-0256 EXT. 107


***** Be Red Cross Ready It’s important to prepare for possible disasters and other emergencies . Natural and human-caused disasters can strike suddenly, at any time and anywhere. There are three actions everyone can take that can help make a difference. Do you know what they are?                         Click on the link and find out!  





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