News Releases

Thursday
Apr052012

Michigan Blood in the News: Dow Diamond Donation Center

Michigan Blood cut the ribbon on the first ever blood donation center in a sports stadium this week in Midland and the local media was there to cover the historic event. Check out the latest on the Dow Diamond Donation Center below.

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Wednesday
Mar282012

Michigan Blood Named Finalist for Grand Rapids Area Chamber of Commerce EPIC Award

Seventeen area businesses and individuals will be vying for six awards at the third annual EPIC Awards, an event hosted by the Grand Rapids Area Chamber of Commerce. The EPIC Awards (which stands for Entrepreneurial, Progressive, Innovative and Collaborative) recognizes businesses and individuals that support the community, demonstrate growth, are innovative, and have worked with others as mentors and collaborators.

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Tuesday
Mar272012

Grand Opening - Dow Diamond Blood Donation Center

“The Dow Diamond Donor Center is a continuation of the rich history of blood donation in Midland. It’s an honor for Michigan Blood to be a part of this legacy,” said Bill Rietscha, CEO and president of Michigan Blood. “We are very pleased to open a center right in the heart of the Great Lakes Bay Region that will offer donors another opportunity to help support the needs of our partner hospitals throughout Michigan.”

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Tuesday
Mar202012

Roscommon High School Students to Host Blood Drive for Senior Project

“Donating blood is a great way to give back to the community,” said Tamar Chipp, public relations supervisor for Michigan Blood. “Eric and Todd are setting a great example for other young people to start the habit of donating blood. We hope all of Roscommon will help support their lifesaving mission.”

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Wednesday
Mar142012

Colleges Care Challenge 2012

Throughout April, West Michigan colleges will compete to see which college can collect the most pints of blood, based on percentage of student population. The winning school will earn the right to host the traveling trophy until next year's Challenge. But the real winners will be the patients in local hospitals who need blood.

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