- Boys’ basketball holiday tournament tips off tonight
- Ribbon-cutting for Children’s Holiday Shoppe Nov. 26; shop is open Nov. 29-Dec. 21
- Rockford Rescue Mission invites community to Thanksgiving banquet Nov. 26
- Rockton’s new business district welcomes family owned Dr. Detail U.S. Cellular
- 2014 Illinois Emerging Writers Competition winners named
- Open house for new library executive director tonight
- Freeport murder suspect Damon Dixson taken into custody in Rockford
- Local gas station employee arrested for selling liquor to minor
- Renewable Fuel Standard delay ‘a mixed blessing,’ Bustos says
- Rockford delegation presents inaugural ‘Rockford Award’ to Norwegian Air
Blood drive Oct. 7 at Brynwood Hilander
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Join Hilander at Byrnwood for a blood drive from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., Friday, Oct. 7. Twenty percaent of all blood is used to treat cancer patients. Many cancers can be treated or cured through a marrow cell transplant. Help save lives in our community.
All those who register to donate will receive the following: 2-scoop sundae from Baskin Robbins and a Breast Cancer magnet, compliments of Inspiration Hair Salon. Donors will be registered for the following raffles: $20 gift certificate from Angelo’s Restaurant; pedicure at Nails For You; one-month membership for Fit Me Wellness; 10 percent off shipping and one month Post Office box rental fee (toward a one-year rental) from Pack “N Ship; $5 off services at Davig’s Cleaners.
Please call Rock River Valley Blood Center at (815) 965-8751 to make an appointment or sign up at the Hilander Customer Service desk. Walk-ins are also welcome. You can donate blood and join the marrow donor registry at this drive.