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News posts from John Lloyd

The final countdown – Blood Challenge 2017

CFA and VicPol are in the race for the highest donations nationally.

3.35 PM 21 August, 2017

2017 Emergency Service Blood Challenge

We're now in the the final month for donations - August 2017.

9.31 AM 7 August, 2017

Arms Out for Alya blood challenge

MFB LFF Kylie Evans (who appeared in a grassfire advertisement and an Australian Survivor contestant) has issued a challenge to all MFB and CFA staff and volunteers to donate blood between 1 February and 30 April 2017.

11.31 AM 14 March, 2017

Open Day at Caroline Springs

On Sunday 27 November Caroline Springs Fire Brigade opened its doors to the community.

4.23 PM 30 November, 2016

The Official Blood Challenge results are in!

The Red Cross Blood Service has released the official State and National Results. CFA has taken out all the 2016 Victorian awards.

9.24 AM 20 September, 2016

ESO blood challenge closes for 2016

The 2016 Emergency Services Blood Challenge, conducted from 1 June to 31 August, has now closed with a record number of donations made across the emergency services sector. 

12.24 PM 2 September, 2016

Emergency Services Blood Challenge 2016

CFA take the lead in the 2016 Blood Challenge although it is still a tight race with the finish on Wednesday 31 August 2016.

5.03 PM 12 August, 2016

Final weeks - Emergency Services Blood Challange

The 2016 ESO Blood Challenge finishes on Wednesday 31 August 2016. VicPol is still in front 509 v 489, so we need at least 20 to 40 more donations!

4.15 PM 5 August, 2016

The ESO Blood Challenge 2016 - July up-date

VicPOL are only 20 donations in front!

12.01 PM 25 July, 2016

VicPol hits the front!

Five weeks in and VicPol has hit the front in the Emergency Services Blood Challenge.

5.18 PM 8 July, 2016

The Current ESO Challenge score

As of this morning CFA and VicPol are level on 125 donations each.

9.19 AM 20 June, 2016

District 11 contributes to blood challenge

CFA Staff from D11 booked a bed in the Red Cross Blood Service Mobile unit and contributed to the Challenge Tally! 

11.22 AM 10 June, 2016

ESO Blood Challenge Launch

On Wednesday 1 June DCO Steve Warrington and Captian Koala assisted with the Launch of this year Emergency Services Blood Challenge.

11.38 AM 6 June, 2016

Emergency Services Blood Challenge 2016

The Red Cross Blood Bank conducts an Annual Blood Challenge during winter every year from 1 June to 31 August.  The 2016 Challenge will be Launched on 1 June 2016. 

10.43 AM 20 May, 2016