What's Happening Today - Thursday, February 26, 2009

Blood Drive - Northern Kentucky University

The Panhellenic and Inter-Fraternity Council of NKU will host a community blood drive today. It will be held on the NKU campus  in the University Center Ballroom, between 10:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.

Appointments to donate are recommended. To schedule an appointment, visit http://www.hoxworth.org/groups/nku. Walk-ins are welcome as well.

The minimum requirements to donate blood are:

  • Age: At least 17 years old and in good general health (16 years of age with signed parental consent).
  • Weight: Minimum of 110 pounds.
  • Identification: Must provide a photo I.D.
  • Food: Eat a good meal a minimum of four hours before your donation.
  • Drink: Drink plenty of water or juice before and after your donation.

Visit http://www.hoxworth.org/donate_blood_faq.htm for more information.

10:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.
1 Nunn Drive
Highland Heights, KY

Black History Month Celebration - Gateway Community and Technical College

GCTC will honor President Barack Obama and the late civil rights leader, Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., at its Black History Month celebration today at the college's Edgewood campus.

Dr. Augustine Yaw Frimpng-Mansoh, assistant professor of philosphy  at Northern Kentucky University, will be the featured speaker. She's a native of Africa. The program will also include student poetry readings by members of GCTC's Multicultural Student Organization.

The event is free and open to the public.

Visit http://www.gateway.kctcs.edu for more information.

11:50 a.m.
GCTC - Edgewood
790 Thomas More Pkwy
Edgewood, KY
Room 214, Nursing and Allied Health Science Center

Free Luigi Day - Bar Louie

With the purchase of any food or beverage item, you can get a free Luigi sandwich at any participating Bar Louie. No vouchers or cupons are required.

Visit http://www.barlouieamerica.com for more information.

4:00 - 9:00 p.m.
Any participating Bar Louie location

by Zakk Gammon -email