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December 9, 2014

American Red Cross Donorama

The American Red Cross invites the community to take a break from the hustle and bustle of the holiday season and give hope to patients in need by giving blood at the Columbus Donorama on Tuesday, Dec. 9 from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. at The Commons, 300 Washington St. Everyone who comes to donate will be entered to win a variety gift cards from several local businesses.

Donors of all blood types, particularly O negative, A negative and B negative, and platelet donors are urged to schedule an appointment to give blood or platelets this winter.

Eligible donors can learn more and schedule an appointment to give blood using the Blood Donor App, by visiting redcrossblood.org or by calling 1-800-RED CROSS (1-800-733-2767).

How to donate blood

Simply download the American Red Cross Blood Donor App, visit redcrossblood.org or call 1-800-RED CROSS (1-800-733-2767) to make an appointment or for more information. All blood types are needed to ensure a reliable supply for patients. A blood donor card or driver’s license or two other forms of identification are required at check-in. Individuals who are 17 years of age (16 with parental consent in some states), weigh at least 110 pounds and are in generally good health may be eligible to donate blood. High school students and other donors 18 years of age and younger also have to meet certain height and weight requirements.

 

Start: December 9, 2014 9:00 am
End: December 9, 2014 4:00 pm
Venue: The Commons
Phone: 8123745342
Address:
300 Washington Street, Columbus, IN, 47201, United States

December 1, 2014

World AIDS Day Sacred Vigil

A World AIDS Day Sacred Vigil will be held at the Unitarian Universalist Congregations in the afternoon on Monday, December 1 with a short service at 5:30 PM to honor anyone who has been affected by HIV/AIDS.

Start: December 1, 2014 5:30 pm
End: December 1, 2014 6:30 pm
Venue: Uniterian Universalist Church
Address:
7850 Goeller Boulevard, Columbus, IN, 47201, United States

November 19, 2014

Advanced Directives – Give the gift of making your own health care decisions

Our Hospice of South Central Indiana is offering a community information session to help you know more about advanced directives and making your own health care decisions. This session is free and open to the public followed by a guided tour of the facility. Sessions and tours will last approximately 1 hour. Please join us!

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Start: November 19, 2014 5:00 pm
End: November 19, 2014 6:00 pm
Venue: Hospice Center
Phone: 812-314-8000
Address:
2626 E. 17th Street, Columbus, IN, 47201, United States
Cost: Free

November 12, 2014

Taking Care of the Caregiver

Our Hospice of South Central Indiana is offering a community information session to help caregivers in our community. Please join us for this 1 hour session with a guided tour of our facility included.

Start: November 12, 2014 5:00 pm
End: November 12, 2014 6:00 pm
Venue: Hospice Center
Phone: 812-314-8000
Address:
2626 E. 17th Street, Columbus, IN, 47201, United States
Cost: Free

November 10, 2014

FRAN QUIGLEY: How Human Rights Can Build Haiti….and How We Can Help.

 

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FRAN QUIGLEY:
How Human Rights Can Build Haiti….
and How We Can Help.

7 p.m., Monday, November 10th.
The Laws Room
First Presbyterian Church

Professor Quigley teaches at the I.U. Robert H. McKinney School of Law,
where he directs the Health & Human Rights Clinic.
He is the author of *How Human Rights Can Build Haiti: The Lawyers, The Activists, The Grassroots Movement
and also Walking Together, Walking Far: How a U.S. and African Medical School Partnership is Winning the Fight Against HIV/AIDS.

Join us as we confront the connection between poverty, health, & human rights
in a resource poor setting such as Haiti, and learn how we can help make a difference.

Refreshments will be served.

*We will have this recent book available for purchase. Professor Quigley will be pleased to sign copies.

Co-sponsored by Friends of Haiti, Konbit Lasante Pou Limonade, Peace & Justice Ministry of St. Bartholomew, the Unitarian Universalist Congregation of Columbus, IN, Columbus Peace Fellowship, Social Justice Committee at First Presbyterian, North Christian Church, St. Paul’s Episcopal Church, Pride Alliance of Columbus, & Art for AIDS.

 

 

 

 

 

Start: November 10, 2014 7:00 pm
End: November 10, 2014 9:00 pm
Venue: First Presbyterian Church
Address:
512 7th St, Columbus, IN, 47201, United States

November 5, 2014

Pregnancy and Infant Loss Support Group

This group will meet the first Wednesday or every month at St. Peter’s Lutheran Church from 6:00-8:00 in Room 2102.

Angels of Hope hopes to reach out to those who have walked the same path and together, work to restore hope for the future.

Start: November 5, 2014 6:00 pm
End: November 5, 2014 8:00 pm
Venue: St. Peter's Lutheran Church
Phone: 8123721571
Address:
719 Fifth Street, Columbus, IN, 47201, United States

Hospice Care – information session

Our Hospice of South Central Indiana is hosting a community information session that is free and open to the public followed by a guided tour of our facility.  The session and the tour will last approximately 1 hour. We hope you can join us!

Start: November 5, 2014 1:00 pm
End: November 5, 2014 2:00 pm
Venue: Our Hospice Center
Phone: 812-314-8000
Address:
2626 E. 17th Street, Columbus, IN, United States
Cost: Free

National Eating Healthy Day

The American Heart Association is dedicated to helping people live a longer and healthier life! We invite you to join us for National Eating Healthy Day on Wednesday, November 5th.

The American Heart Association has a goal of improving cardiovascular health by 20% in Americans and lowering the amount of deaths caused by cardiovascular disease and stroke by 20% as well. We want to do this before the year 2020 and it cannot be done without the help of others. On November 3rd, we not only want people to eat healthier, but we also want to raise awareness as to how important healthy eating is all the time.

 

You can sign your company up at www.heart.org/NationalEatingHealthyDay. Once you have registered, you will receive a free online toolkit to help you get started planning your National Eating Healthy Day event! This toolkit will provide you with recipes, sample emails, posters, and other helpful pieces of information to help guide you up until the day! By signing up, you are not only taking action to improve your employee’s health, but it also helps your company as a whole! Please help us Produce Results by signing your company up today!

Date: November 5, 2014
Venue: Unnamed Venue
Address:
Columbus, IN, 47201, United States

Hospice Care – information session

Our Hospice of South Central Indiana is offering a community information session about Hospice Care with a guided tour following the event. The event is free and open to the public and will last approx. 1 hour. Please join us

Date: November 5, 2014
Venue: Our Hospice Center
Phone: 8123148000
Address:
2626 E. 17th Street, Columbus, IN, 47201, United States
Cost: Free

October 29, 2014

Pregnancy and Infant Loss Support Group

This group will meet the first Wednesday or every month at St. Peter’s Lutheran Church from 6:00-8:00 in Room 2102.

Angels of Hope hopes to reach out to those who have walked the same path and together, work to restore hope for the future.

Start: October 29, 2014 6:00 pm
End: October 29, 2014 8:00 pm
Venue: St. Peter's Lutheran Church
Phone: 8123721571
Address:
719 Fifth Street, Columbus, IN, 47201, United States
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