Wednesday, January 23, 2013
The Taylor Babec Community Blood Drive is set for Jan. 30.
The following was provided by the Will County State's Attorney's office. The author, Charles B. Pelkie, is the office's director of public affairs. Will County State’s Attorney James Glasgow is pleased to announce that his office once again is partnering with Heartland Blood Centers and Joliet mom Jennifer Babec to host a blood drive in downtown Joliet. The next Taylor Babec Community Blood Drive will be from 7 a.m. until 1 p.m. on Wednesday, Jan. 30 at the Will County State's Attorney's Office, 121 N. Chicago Street, across the street from the historic Rialto Square Theatre. Anyone who works in or visits downtown Joliet is encouraged to take 30 minutes to donate blood on Jan. 30. Appointments can be made by calling Jennifer Babec at 815-…
Wednesday, December 5, 2012
Donate to Toys for Tots and other ways you can give back in Bolingbrook this month.
Sponsored by the Bolingbrook High School National Honor Society, the drive will run from 8 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. in the school cafeteria Dec. 8. Participants should enter through Door 17. Reservations are not necessary but can be made by calling LifeSource. The Bolingbrook Lions and Leos organization is hosting its annual Coat the Kids drive through Monday, Dec. 10. To date, the organization has collected 400 winter coats and is looking for more donations. Winter coats that are new or very lightly used can be distributed to local schools, churches and shelters. For more information, contact Estela Coite at email@example.com; Marcy Cosgrove at firstname.lastname@example.org or Mick Kozy at email@example.com. Bolingbrook has one drop-off location for Toys …
Thursday, September 20, 2012
The blood drive is sponsored by the National Honor Society and the Junior ROTC program.
Thursday, September 20, 2012
Editor's note: The following is a press release from Valley View School District 365U. Bolingbrook High School’s annual fall LifeSource Blood Drive is slated for Thursday, Sept. 27. The blood drive, sponsored by the National Honor Society and the Junior ROTC program, is annually one of the top-producing high school blood drives in the state. Community members who wish to participate must contact Andrea Heil at HeilAN@vvsd.org to make an appointment. Appointments are available every 15 minutes from 7 a.m. to 3 p.m. Staff members are also asked to set up an appointment but they will be given priority so that they may return to their classrooms as quickly as possible. The blood drive will be held in the BHS wrestling room.
Monday, May 14, 2012
Every donor will receive an $11 Oberweis gift card at the blood drive.
Curves of Bolingbrook is sponsoring a community blood drive from 3 to 7 p.m. Monday, on Heartland’s mobile coach in the parking lot at 489 W. Boughton Road, Bolingbrook. A photo ID is required. To sweeten the deal, every donor will receive an $11 Oberweis gift card at the blood drive. To schedule an appointment, call Curves at (630)780-3718. For questions on eligibility, call 1(800)7TO-GIVE.
Friday, February 24, 2012
Appointments for community members are available from 7 a.m. to 2:45 p.m.
Bolingbrook High School’s National Honor Society and the Air Force Junior ROTC program will host the annual spring blood drive Friday, March 2, in the ROTC drill hall. Appointments for community members are available from 7 a.m. to 2:45 p.m. by e-mailing Andrea Heil at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Friday, September 9, 2011
Looking for things to do? Stuff to know? People to meet? We've got it all in our "Five Things" feature.
1. Commemorate the 10th Anniversary of 9/11 at the Annual Pathways Parade From the Pathways website: Bolingbrook's 46th annual Pathways Parade will take place on Sunday rain or shine. Step off is at 2 p.m. from Bolingbrook High School. The parade route is the same as last year. Please come out for a day of family fun and enjoy the parade which begins at 2 p.m. and the festivities after the parade behind the Bolingbrook Town Center. 2. Customer Appreciation Day at McDonald's A customer appreciation day will be held at the McDonald's, located at 100 N. Bolingbrook Dr. The event will include 50 cent ice cream cones, a Grimace appearance between noon and 2 p.m. and 5 p.m. to 7 p.m., free value meals for every 20th drive-thru customer, a raffle…
Thursday, August 4, 2011
Bolingbrook High School students, along with members of the community, credited with potentially saving nearly 2,300 lives lives during the 2010-11 school year.
Thursday, August 4, 2011
Editor's Note: The following is a release from the Valley View School District. Bolingbrook High School blood drives secured more blood last year than any other high school blood drive programs in the state, according to LifeSource Blood Centers. Sponsored by the BHS National Honor Society in conjunction with the school’s Junior ROTC unit, three blood drives are held throughout the school year. BHS blood drives during the past school year accounted for 764 units of blood. Each unit can save up to three lives. That means BHS students along with members of the community potentially saved up to 2,292 lives in 2010-11. “This speaks volumes not only for what our students, community and staff can do to help those in need, but it also …