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Public welcome at residence blood clinic Wednesday

A blood donor clinic scheduled for Vanier Hall on Wednesday is aimed at students living in residence but open to all, says Canadian Blood Services.

The clinic runs 5 to 8 p.m. on January 30 in the Oak Room; as always, walk-in donors are welcome. The entire experience, including health assessment and recovery, takes about an hour.

“Just an hour to help save a life,” says Joan Hannah, community development coordinator for Canadian Blood Services. “We hope students will attend and bring a friend as well!”

Public welcome at residence blood donor clinic

A blood donor clinic scheduled for Vanier Hall on Wednesday, November 28, is aimed at students living in residence but open to all, says Canadian Blood Services.

According to statistics from Canadian Blood Services, although more than one quarter of Canadians say they would like to donate blood, fewer than 4 per cent actually do. That's one reason why the service tries to make it convenient to give, by setting up mobile donor clinics at schools and workplaces.

Santa Claus parade promises a Dickens of a good time

The UWindsor entry in Saturday’s Santa Claus parade will offer a Scrooge-eye view, says organizer Sandra Davis. The residence life manager says the float reflects the event’s theme, “A Dickens Christmas.”

“Our spectacular entry depicts Scrooge’s view on Christmas morning,” she says. “As he throws open the shutters, he looks across the town square to see people frolicking in traditional festive activities.”

Volunteers from residence and the University of Windsor Students’ Alliance will skate around a Christmas tree, build a snowman, or join in carolling.