’10 Blood Drive

Dragon*Con 2010 Blood Drive A Success!

Thank you all you wonderful people who let the LifeSouth vampires suck out your life juice! Our 2010 donor numbers were: Thurs: 553 Fri: 628 Sat: 529 Sun: 581 Mon: 269 Total: 2560 The Donations: Red Cell: 2267 Aph: 2542 Plasma: 2542 Total: 7351 That’s nearly 1000 units more than last year! Thank you for making the blood drive a… Read more →

Last Day to Donate Blood!

Fantastic drive so far, my fellow hematolagniacs! The vampires that secretly run Dragon*Con thank you! Our numbers to date: Thursday: Registered 644; Drew 556 Friday: Registered 712; Drew 628 Saturday: Registered 650; Drew 539 Sunday: Registered 691; Drew 580 Totals: Registered 2697; Drew 2303 One more day to donate! Please come give a pint and save a life or 2000!

Blood Drive Update

650 people registered. 539 units drawn. Please encourage your friends to donate. Every unit saves a life! Blood drive ice cream social tonight! Skyline Level of Marriott (10th floor) from 8 to 10PM. Blood drive t-shirt gets you in!

True Blood Drive

True Blood Drive

If you haven’t given blood yet, please consider it. The 2010 Robert A. Heinlein “Pay it Forward” Blood Drive is well underway. The goal this year is to beat 3,000 units drawn. Find them in the Marriott Marquis on the Atrium level in rooms A701-A702 and A705-A708. On Friday, Kristin Bauer, the actress who plays Pam, the vampire co-owner of… Read more →

Blood Drive Off To A Great Start!

The blood drive opened today 45 minutes ahead of schedule to accommodate the crowd already forming. By 11PM  580 units of blood had been collected! An amazing start to the weekend! Thank you to all who contributed and to all those who will. Please remember to join us at the Ice Cream Social on Sunday night at 8PM on the Skyline level… Read more →

A Thank You Shout-Out to Dragon*Con Staff and LifeSouth

The Dragon*Con volunteer staff work very hard and are often unappreciated, so when the Daily Dragon received this shout-out request, we found it refreshing and inspiring. We hope you will too: Dragon*Con brings out the best in people, and the worst. I confess I am an example of the latter; regarding the best, I will explain: The setting was Thursday… Read more →