Friday, December 23, 2011
City of Cuyahoga Falls and Sheraton Suites co-hosted third annual event Thursday.
- VOLUNTEERS IN THE NEWS
- Kasha Legeza
Friday, December 23, 2011
More than 800 area residents took time out of their busy holiday schedules Thursday to attend the largest blood drive held in Summit County. The event was hosted by the City of Cuyahoga Falls and Sheraton Suites at the Front Street hotel. Katy Berger, communications associate for the Northern Ohio Blood Services Region of the American Red Cross, said the third annual event was fun, with holiday music playing and raffle prizes being awarded every 15 minutes. Every donor recieved a goody bag that included a pixie poinsettia from The Greenhouse Florist in Hudson and coupons to local businesses and restaurants. "Everybody is really in a good mood here today," Berger said. "We have 1,000 people on the schedule from all over Summit County. It's …
Wednesday, June 29, 2011
Type O negative needed most.
Despite efforts by the Red Cross to get people to donate blood, they are still unable to meet many orders from hospitals in a timely manner. This is where you come in. The Northern Ohio Red Cross is urging everyone eligible to give blood, with an emphasis on type O negative, A negative and B negative. According to the Red Cross, these blood types are critically low in the community. The Red Cross says that O negative is in highest demand because it can be transfused to any patients with any blood type, especially in emergency situations. You can find where to donate blood listed below, or by clicking here. Immaculate Heart of Mary (Cuyahoga Falls) Holy Family Parish (Stow) Natatorium (Cuyahoga Falls) Cuyahoga Falls Library (Cuyahoga Falls…
Tuesday, January 4, 2011
Residents from Cuyahoga Falls and neighboring communities donated their time and blood on Monday afternoon.
Near the end of the blood drive, volunteers working for the Red Cross reported closed to 30 area residents stopped by the Cuyahoga Falls Library to donate their blood on Jan. 3. Donating blood is something that Cuyahoga Falls Resident Michael Toucher plans on a routine basis. "Although I've never needed the blood, I know a lot of people who do. It's just one of those things that's always been a family thing for us," he said. Katy Berger, spokesperson for the Northern Ohio Red Cross said a total of 37 peopled donated on Monday. With their donations, she said close to 90 lives will be touched. The next blood drive at the library is scheduled for March 7, from 12 p.m. to 6 p.m.
Monday, January 3, 2011
School zones are active again, the library hosts a popular dance party and two varsity basketball games tip-off this week!
1. It's back to the books for Falls students: students who attend Cuyahoga Falls City Schools and Walsh Jesuit High School, went back to class Monday morning. Students in the Woodridge Local Schools district will return from winter break on Wed., Jan. 5. It won't be until Jan. 13 when students at Cuyahoga Valley Christian Academy get back to their classroom. 2. High School Hoops: the Cuyahoga Falls High School boys varsity basketball team tips-off against Twinsburg at home on Tuesday, Jan. 4 at 7:30 p.m. The Cuyahoga Falls High School girls basketball team will host Nordonia on Wednesday, Jan. 5. At 7:30 p.m. 3. The Cuyahoga Falls Library will hold a Red Cross Blood drive from 12 p.m.-6 p.m. on Monday, Jan 3. The library continues its …