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2015 Volunteer Appreciation Banquet

December 15, 2015

What a fabulous time we had at our 2015 Volunteer Appreciation Banquet! The event was held Thursday, December 10 at CBCO’s Thomson Donor Center in Springfield, Missouri, to thank center volunteers and blood drive chair people who help make blood drives possible. Our guest speaker, Bill Powers of Springfield, shared the story of his son’s […]

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Universal donor is thankful to be able to play a role in helping Ozarks patients

October 29, 2015

O Negative — The Universal Blood Type Samantha Garza, of Springfield, Missouri, vividly remembers the day she became a blood donor. It was 2010 and she was attending college out of state. She learned that her O Negative blood was the universal blood type, with the ability to help anyone with any blood type. “I […]

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U-Donors and LifePoints Benefits

June 16, 2015

Type O Negative blood donors provide the universal blood type most often used in emergency situations. When an emergency happens somewhere in the Ozarks and someone’s life depends on an immediate transfusion, O Negative is the type physicians will request until the patient’s actual blood type is determined. At Community Blood Center of the Ozarks, […]

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11th Annual Bleed Red Blood Drive

June 11, 2015

Monday and Tuesday July 20 & 21 9:00 am – 6:00 pm each day Don Thomson Donor Center 220 W. Plainview Rd. in Springfield (corner of S. Campbell and Plainview Rd) #BleedRedCBCO When you schedule your appointment online for the Bleed Red Blood Drive you will score an extra entry for the prize drawings. Double […]

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Salute A Veteran Blood Drive

May 29, 2015

CBCO invites donors to honor the sacrifices of our military veterans by participating in our 24th annual Salute a Veteran Blood Drive. The drive is being held Monday, November 11 through Sunday, November 17, 2019, at all CBCO donor centers throughout the region. Our “Thank you” to donors this week will be 1,000 Bonus LifePoints! […]

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