blood drives need your help with blood donations for patients in
area hospitals. The Central Illinois Community Blood Center is
offering several opportunities to donate blood throughout Logan
County. Monday, March 2 Lincoln Masonic Center, 2022 North Kickapoo;
12 PM – 6 PM. Friday, March 6 Mount Pulaski – Mount Pulaski High
School, 206 South Spring; 8 AM – 12:00 PM.
In addition the donor room, located at 1134 South Seventh Street
in Springfield, is open on Mondays and Tuesdays from 9 AM – 5 PM,
Wednesdays and Thursdays from 7 AM – 6 PM, Fridays from 8 AM – 4 PM
and Saturdays from 9 AM – NOON.
Appointments at any blood drive or the donor center may be
scheduled online at www.CICBC.org
or by calling 753-1530, ext 57. Walk-ins are also always welcome.
The Central Illinois Community Blood Center is a not-for-profit
organization that provides blood to 19 area hospitals. Blood
collected at these drives is intended for local hospitals. For more
information about blood drives, blood facts, blood types please
check out the Web site at
www.CICBC.org. Please give what’s in your heart and donate
is running out to reserve your space on the Ultimate Cruise
Adventure 2010. The cruise group is hosted by Lincoln College
and will set sail out of Ft. Lauderdale, FL January 23-30, 2010.
The cruise, which is open to the public, is a seven night
adventure which will visit three ports of call: St. Thomas, St.
Maarten, and Nassau, Bahamas. Cruise-goers will set sail on Royal
Caribbean’s newest cruise ship Oasis of the Seas, the largest and
most revolutionary cruise ship in the world, which will launch in
Lincoln College Alumni Relations & Special Events Coordinator
Kerri Taylor says, "It will be the vacation of a lifetime. The ship
will launch her maiden voyage in late 2009. She will be the largest
and most revolutionary cruise ship in the world! This ship has
something for everyone of every age! From the Spa, private cabanas,
lounge chairs and the solarium for quiet relaxation to the zip line,
FlowRiders, sports deck, H2O Kids Zone, carousel, Rising Tide Bar,
shopping, and so much more! Grab your family and friends and set
sail with us on this ultimate adventure. You'll get to enjoy this
amazing new cruise ship along with three beautiful and fun-filled
islands. Act NOW, over 75% of the ship is sold out already. Our
limited blocked space won’t last much longer. Pay a small deposit
now and final payment isn't due until Oct. 30, so there's plenty of
time to save up! We look forward to an unforgettable week! We hope
you'll join us!"