The Community Blood Center of the Carolinas (CBCC) is hosting its Sixth Annual ‘Pints for Pounds’ campaign through the end of February. For every blood donation made during that time, CBCC will donate seven pounds of food to Second Harvest Food Bank. Since the ‘Pints for Pounds’ campaign began in 2009, CBCC has been able to contribute 231,384 pounds of food to help feed the hungry in our community. For businesses, civic organizations and churches interested in hosting a blood drive with CBCC, call Kim Jones, director of sponsorship development, at 704-972-4727. Those interested in donating blood can do so at a community blood drive or at one of CBCC’s donor centers in Greensboro. To sign up, visit www.cbcc.us or call 704-972-4700. The Community Blood Center of the Carolinas (CBCC) is a non-profit community-based blood center. CBCC focuses exclusively on gathering red blood cells, platelets and plasma from volunteer donors to save local lives here in the Carolinas. Every drop stays here, saving local lives. For more information on hosting a blood drive or donating blood in your area, visit www.cbcc.us or call 704-972-4700. Follow the Community Blood Center of the Carolinas on Facebook http://www.facebook.com/BloodCenter and on Twitter at www.twitter.com/CBCCarolinas
February 26: Ducks Unlimited Fundraiser
The Winston Salem chapter of Ducks Unlimited (DU) is having their Annual Fundraising Banquet on Thursday, 26 February 2015, 6:00 PM at The Millennium Center - 101 West Fifth Street, Winston Salem, North Carolina, 27101. All proceeds go to Ducks Unlimited to be used for North American wetland conservation and restoration. Besides great food, libations and fellowship; there will be various raffles along with silent and live auction items including DU Gun of the Year, guided hunting and fishing trips, chauffeured wine tasting tour, various quality firearms, golf packages and more! Advance tickets are $65 per person and $100 per couple. Each dinner ticket includes one membership to Ducks Unlimited, food and unlimited beverages.
Sponsorship packages are also available: A Bronze Sponsor $300 includes: $250 Bronze Sponsor with DU, 2 tickets to the banquet, 1 entry into the Sponsor Only Gun Raffle and 1 ticket to the Sponsor Only Oyster Roast in the Fall. A Corporate Table is $700 and includes: reserved table for 8 and 1 entry into the sponsor only gun raffle. A Gold Sponsorship table package for $1,500 and includes Corporate or Individual recognition at the banquet, reserved table for 8 w/ Gold table cloth, 3 entries into the Sponsor only Gun Raffle, 1 Sponsor Gun for table Captain, Ducks Unlimited Gift for each guest at table, and 2 tickets to the Sponsor Only Oyster Roast in the Fall.
For more information, contact Area Chairman Adam Hawkins (336) 624 - 9550. To purchase tickets or make a tax deductable donation to this event on line, go to: http://www.ducks.org/north-carolina/events or www.facebook.com/winstonsalemdu.