Tag Archives: Springfield MO

Ozarks Literacy Council Adopt-a-Drive

January 21, 2019

Ozarks Literacy Council has adopted a blood drive at Community Blood Center of the Ozarks! Come by CBCO’s Thomson Donor Center, 220 W. Plainview Road in Springfield, Missouri, January 21 – 26, 2019, to donate blood. Participants receive a fun, colorful pair of blood-type socks. Did you know that CBCO is the sole provider of […]

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Watching Over Whiskers Adopt-a-Drive

January 21, 2019

  Join Community Blood Center of the Ozarks and Watching Over Whiskers as we “take paws, and donate blood.” Give blood at CBCO’s Thomson Donor Center in Springfield, Missouri, Monday, January 21 through Saturday, January 26, and help support two great causes. If you’re able, bring an item needed by WOW to place in the […]

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Newborn Requires Blood Due to Velamentous Cord Insertion Complications

January 8, 2019

Jessica Bower’s face lights up when she talks about her son, Joshua. “He is so strong-willed. He’s such a joy. He’s an amazing human being,” she says of the smiling boy who she and husband Jamie welcomed into the world August 6, 2017. “Can you believe it? We get to experience the rest of our lives with him. People […]

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Miracle of Giving Blood Drive

November 19, 2018

CBCO’s 25th annual Miracle of Giving Blood Drive takes place December 1, 2019 through December 31, 2019 at all four of CBCO’s donor centers and mobile blood drives.* (NOTE: Click HERE to see our holiday hours for December 24 and 31, 2019.) Participants in our Miracle of Giving Blood Drive will receive this free long-sleeved […]

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Kickapoo High School Valedictorian Beats Ewing’s Sarcoma

May 29, 2018

Twenty-eighteen has been a big year for 18-year-old Kelsie Mitchell. She was one of nine valedictorians graduating from Springfield’s Kickapoo High School, served on student council’s Cabinet leadership group, and was a member of the National Honor Society. And she has made plans to attend Truman State University in the fall. But just eight years ago, her main accomplishment was survival. “That’s […]

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