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Home fires are a safety concern in DeKalb, but through the Team Firestopper program, the American Red Cross is taking steps to ensure families are safe. The Red Cross will host a community safety event at 1 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 22, at DeKalb High School, 501 W. Dresser Road. Free fire safety equipment, such as...
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The American Red Cross invites people to wish happy holidays those who serve our country, vets and their families through social media and traditional mail through Dec. 6. Using the hashtag #HolidayMail on their Facebook, Twitter, Instagram and Vine accounts people can be creative and tag instant messages, e-cards, photos or videos to military members....
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A donation of just one pint of blood can help to save up to three lives. The American Red Cross will hold a blood drive from 11:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Monday, June 18. The drive will take place in the Immanuel Lutheran Church, 511 Russell Road in DeKalb, north of the Village Commons Bookstore....
Members of NIU’s operating staff recently raised $840 for the American Red Cross’s disaster relief fund at the recent StaffFest event. Presenting the check are from left, StaffFest co-chair Carlos Raices, Red Cross representatives Brad Osborn and Sharon Rhoades, NIU Executive Vice President of Business and Finance and Chief of Operations Eddie Williams, NIU OSC President Andy Small and StaffFest co-chair Danell Nixon.
Members of NIU’s Operating Staff combined business with pleasure during their annual StaffFest luncheon held July 28. About 900 employees and retirees who attended the luncheon collected $840 in donations for the American Red Cross. They also collected and donated shopping bags full of toothpaste, soap, combs, shaving cream and other items. The Red Cross will...
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The Northern Illinois men’s basketball team will host its annual Alumni Day festivities Saturday, Feb. 19, prior to NIU’s home game against Seattle University. The alumni game will be played at 12:30 p.m. NIU will honor Huskie great Billy Harris while also hosting American Red Cross Day/Blood Drive and “Take a Kid to the Game Day.”...