Blood donations needed

As all eyes are on Tropical Storm Dorian, OneBlood, the local nonprofit blood center serving Florida and the majority of the Southeast, says it must begin storm preparations now and is urging all eligible blood donors to donate before Dorian potentially impacts parts of its service area, according to a news release. Ensuring a ready blood supply before, during and after the storm is crucial. … [Read more...]

Parks Ford Unveils New Dealership Building

There’s been a lot of speculation about what is going on at Parks Ford in Wesley Chapel, with its main building behind a curtain of construction since last summer, and large modular buildings put in place next door. “We’ve gutted our old building and are completely rebuilding all major customer touch points, so that we can better accommodate our customers and employees,” said Ron Parks at his … [Read more...]

San Antonio Farmers Market makes its return

The San Antonio Farmers Market is making its return, for its second year, beginning on Sept. 8. The event runs on the second Saturday of the month, from September through May, from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m., at San Antonio City Park, 12202 Main St., San Antonio. The event is sponsored by the Rotary Club of San Antonio. The market features vendors who set up around the park, offering a variety of … [Read more...]

Showing some appreciation for those who do good

This is a festival that takes time out to celebrate the good that people do in their communities. The name of the event is Appreciate Pasco: A Community Volunteer Appreciation Festival, and it will feature entertainment, food, prizes, awards and recognitions. It also will highlight Good Deeds Day, an international event held in 93 countries, to recognize good works that often go unnoticed, … [Read more...]

Walgreens, OneBlood trading gift cards for blood

Throughout April, Walgreens and OneBlood have joined forces to host a series of blood drives, with each donor earning a free $10 gift card to the drug store chain. Select Walgreens locations in the Tampa Bay region will host bloodmobiles from 1 p.m. to 7 p.m. on April 5 and April 12, as well as April 7, April 14 and April 28. All donors also will receive a wellness checkup, which includes … [Read more...]