Independence Day Picnic & Blood Drive

June 30th – Annual Independence Day Picnic!

O.K., so maybe it isn’t on July 4th…we love to spend that holiday with our family. Instead, we always plan our annual picnic the weekend before the exciting, much celebrated birthday of our great country. This year, we’re going to kick off our festivities at 11 a.m. under shelter #1 at the Broad Ripple Park. If you and your family are looking for something to do, this is the thing to do. So head on down to Broad Ripple Park on June 30th for some great summer fun. Side dishes are welcome.
Give Blood, Save Lives!

You didn’t think that Broad Ripple Lodge is All about fellowship, did you? One of our other favorite things to do is charity work and Brothers, you could say that this is “vital” charity work. During our July 4th picnic on June 30th, the Indiana Blood Center will have their Bloodmobile all set up and ready to go for you to donate blood. Below is some information from the Indiana Blood Center about donating.

 

Charity rewards all who seek it!!!

All participants will receive a collectible, limited-edition Indiana Blood Center/ The Bob & Tom Show tshirt, a ticket to the Def Leppard/Poison concert at Klipsch Music Center in Noblesville on August 24th and a voucher for a free Cinnamon Raisin biscuit from Hardees while supplies last.  Don’t delay, sign up today to reserve your spot!

Eligibility
Most people are eligible to donate. There are very few causes for deferral and very few medications that are not acceptable. Donors cannot be taking antibiotics for infection. Cancer patients must be one year cancer free. Heart patients must be 6 months symptom free. Diabetics can donate. It is recommended that donors have a light snack before donating DO NOT FAST – feel free to have some of our juice and cookies. Be sure to bring your picture ID!

The entire process of donating takes less than an hour. A cholesterol, blood pressure, blood type, and iron check are included in your donation.
Indiana Blood Center is charged with collecting 550 units every day to be able to supply over 60 Indiana hospitals. Your donation will save up to 3 lives. Every drop counts!

Sign up by clicking on the link below!
https://www.donorpoint.org/index.cfm?group=op&step=2&opid=80754

 

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WB Arlie Hartman

Past Master Arlie Hartman

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Past Master WB Lee Hargitt III

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Worshipful Master Brian Ross

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