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Community Connections

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May 1st - May 31st
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Give Blood:  It Brings Out The Very Best In You!

Give Blood:  It Brings Out The Very Best In You!

(Charlotte, NC. April 23, 2019) Do some good in the neighborhood by giving blood or platelets at any OneBlood Donor Center from Wednesday, May 1 through Thursday, May 23, 2019, and receive a “Be The Wave Of Change” T-shirt, plus a wellness check-up!

Please Give Blood At OneBlood Donor Centers

Wednesday, May 1 through

Thursday, May 23

 For Locations, Hours & Appointments Visit

oneblood.org/donate-now or call 1.888.9.DONATE(1.888.936.6283)

Appointments Honored,

Walk-Ins Welcome

Donor Center Donors Receive A:

·       OneBlood “Be The Wave Of Change” T-shirt

·       Wellness Check-up of Blood Pressure, Pulse, Temperature and             Iron Count, Including a Cholesterol Screening

 

Generally, healthy people age 16 or older who weigh at least 110 pounds can donate blood. Photo ID is required.  To learn more about the importance of blood donation and how donors can target the power of their blood type visit oneblood.org.

                  

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We Have a New Look, But It’s Still Us

We are excited to announce that Community Blood Center of the Carolinas and OneBlood have agreed to merge and are on the path to becoming one. To learn more go to www.oneblood.org/cbcc.

 

About OneBlood

OneBlood is a not-for-profit 501(c)(3) community asset responsible for providing safe, available and affordable blood to more than 250 hospital partners and their patients throughout Florida and into areas of North Carolina, South Carolina, Georgia, and Alabama. OneBlood distributes more than one million blood products annually, operates nearly 90 donor centers and deploys close to 200 of its signature Big Red Buses throughout its service area for blood drives.  To learn more about OneBlood please visit www.oneblood.org

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Jun 01, 2019
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March for Babies

We imagine a world in which every baby has the opportunity to thrive, live the future they

choose and grow up to change the world. Join us as we REMEMBER babies no longer with us,

HOPE for a day when all babies are strong and moms are healthy and CELEBRATE the

progress of preemies in our community! When you fundraise and walk with us, YOU help us

lead the fight for the health of all moms and babies. When a society supports every family,

the future is brighter for us all. And when communities work together, even the toughest

problems can be solved.

March for Babies will take place on June 1st at Town Common in Greenville, NC. This is an event for everyone and we will have super hero capes for our kiddos in the Superhero Sprint as well as a bounce house!

Registration: 8:30 AM

Superhero Sprint: 9:30 AM

Opening Ceremonies: 9:45 AM

Walk: 10:00 AM

*Free family fun and food included at our festival site before and after the walk!

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June 1st
9:00 AM-2:00 PM

Friends of Animal Services Car, Truck, Bike and Auto Show

Friends of Animal Services is raising much needed funds to support the animals at Onslow Co Animal Services. Friends of Animal Services is a non-profit dedicated to healing the animals and has committed to treating heartworm positive animals. 

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June 1st
8:00 AM-4:00 PM

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The Burn Out 4-Person Team Competion

Come out to the 2nd annual Co-ed 4-Person team fitness competition at CrossFit Burn!

2019 is the year of the firefighter, and a portion of all proceeds will be donated to 555fitness.

Our first place RX team will receive a cash prize!

To join, visit the website!

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June 21st
6:00 PM-10:00 PM

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Marine Chevy Freedom Fight III

Jacksonville’s can’t miss boxing event of the year is almost here! Marine Chevy Freedom Fight III Boxing event is bound to bring you the must-see event of the year, while also allowing you to witness the area’s best local talents! Jacksonville-Onslow Sports Commission is excited to be partnering with the All-Marine Alumni Boxing team to host this USA Boxing, Inc sanctioned event set for Friday, June 21, 2019 at Northside High School in Jacksonville. Please visit www.playjosc.com for more information about the area’s biggest boxing event of the year.

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October 5th
3:00 PM-7:00 PM

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Onslow Co Out of the Darkness Walk

The core of the Out of the Darkness Walks, the Community Walks created a movement. Held in hundreds of cities across the country, they give people the courage to open up about their own struggle or loss, and the platform to change our culture’s approach to mental health. For more information, please contact the walk chair at ootdwalk.nc.onslow@gmail.com. 

 

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February 12th - December 31st
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