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SDBB 5K Presented by Ralphs & Food 4 Less – Sunday, August 3rd. On-line registration & info now available!
The San Diego Blood Bank is excited to partner with Music Saves Lives and is an official MSL donation site for the 2014 Vans Warped Tour.  Each donor who mentions the code MSL will receive a VIP upgrade voucher for the Vans Warped Tour concert at The Pomona Fairplex on June 20, 2014 or Sleep Train Amphitheater on June 25, 2014. The VIP voucher is not a ticket to the concert.  Donors must purchase their own ticket to the show.  The VIP voucher they receive for donating is good for a VIP upgrade at the show. Read the full article.
Holly Heaton, an RN/JD who specializes in healthcare law, has been elected president of the San Diego Blood Bank’s Board of Directors; it was announced by CEO David Wellis, PhD. Ms. Heaton is a graduate of the University of Iowa with an BSN and the University of Denver with a JD degree. She was Vice President and senior Legal Counsel at Sharp Healthcare for 18 years until retiring in August 2010. During that time she also lectured at UCSD and SDSU in the nursing and healthcare programs and was an adjunct professor at SDSU. Prior to working at Sharp, she specialized in medical malpractice defense at law firms in San Diego (Higgs, Fletcher and Mack) and Denver, Colorado (Pryor, Carney and Johnson). Ms. Heaton also practiced as an ICU nurse in Denver for 7 years before attending law school. She and her husband (a professor of psychiatry at UCSD School of Medicine) live in the Del Mar area and have two daughters in college. Ms. Heaton has been on the Board since 2011. Read the full article.
More than 2,500 visited the 35th annual Chargers Blood Drive helping the San Diego Blood Bank collect more than 1,000 units of blood for local hospital patients. View Photos This is in addition to the 2,248 donors who gave blood during the Chargers Mania Blood Drive, which took place the week proceding the event. Read the full article.