The holidays can be a hectic time for many, but one gift is worth taking the time for. Many took the time out of their holiday season to save a life at a blood drive Saturday.The Salt Lake Elementary School PTA teamed up with Blood Bank of Hawaii to host the drive at their school. Blood Bank of Hawaii says the holidays can be one of the toughest times for donor turn out.The school started with a goal of gathering 25 units of blood, but ended with close to 70 units.”For Salt Lake PTA to put on this drive and having the children inspiring adults to come out just really serves as a reminder that the need for blood doesn’t take a holiday and it’s so important to come out.” explained Maura Dolormente with the Blood Bank of Hawaii.About 200 blood donors are needed everyday to help meet the needs of Hawaii’s patients.
The following is a news release from The United Way of Southwest Louisiana.LAKE CHARLES, LA Who Dat? Drew Brees and Blue Dog! United Way of Southwest Louisiana is supporting the community and our new NFL Super Bowl champions, the New Orleans Saints with a raffle, giving fans a chance to win a George Rodrigue print of Drew Brees and Blue Dog, signed by both Brees and Rodrigue. On Thursday, Feb. 25, during the United Way Leaders Legends Annual Meeting at the Lake Charles Civic Center.
Daly joined many other fans who are making money on their initial football investments. PSLs, which helped the Ravens recoup millions of dollars in relocation costs from their 1996 move from Cleveland, are now yielding windfalls for hundreds of season ticket holders who bought in early. Many never imagined their allegiance to a National Football League team would literally pay off in profits..
These companies advertise and if they going to pay to have kids play indoor soccer or indoor basketball all year, why not let them advertise. Why not let them put their name on the gym floor or on the side of the wall if they paying for it. It saves everyone money and it a win win.
Meanwhile, for those with a ticket to this year San Diego Con, the pre event madness isn over. Comic Con attendance saturates hotels from San Diego Gaslamp Quarter to the airport and Mission Valley. Next Tuesday is the hotel lottery (also known as “hotelmageddon”) to determine who gets a room from the large number of pre booked blocks held for the convention.
“His name was ” former Mets assistant general manager Dick Lenfest Jr. Said, referring to postman Cliff Clavin, who hung out in that Boston bar. “He was doing an unpaid internship with us and he wanted to get a part time job and he didn’t want to miss out on the things involved with baseball.