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The Blood Connection

April 21, 2010

Today the Blood Vessel was parked in Greenville’s pipe yard for its quarterly visit. This month a challenge was brought to the table between Eastern’s Corporate and Greenville locations – Who could have the most participation? The idea sparked an interest with a total of 25 donors and 3 first time donors.

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Hating Warts

March 23, 2010

When I was a child I remember having warts all over my hands. The doctor said it was a virus that spread over my hands. One day I counted them and to my displeasure I had twenty-eight warts. This is not a pretty picture, especially for a girl! I don’t remember how long it took me to get all of those but they went away rather suddenly.

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Extreme Makeover: Home Edition

February 26, 2010

In February, Bobby Bishop (LaGrange Outside Sales Representative), Michael Thompkins (LaGrange Distribution Coordinator), and Paul Thompkins (Western Georgia Regional Manager) were able to participate in an episode of ABC’s Extreme Makeover:  Home Edition

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Church in India Update

February 25, 2010

Here in the South church steeples are commonplace.  In fact, churches are even built next door to one another.  It is hard to imagine for most Americans not only having to travel a great distance just to go to church, but also doing so amidst an often hostile environment.  Yet, that was the case for more than 100 Christian families of Subramanya Nagar in Puttur village, Udupi Taluk in South India until Rajesh Salins of Bell-O-Seal Valve, one of Eastern’s business contacts, was inspired by God to construct a church in order to benefit all Christians in the area.  Eastern partnered with Bell-O-Seal to “help shine the light of hope for Christians and others in this area,” said Kip Miller, CEO and President of Eastern. 

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March of Babies

February 8, 2010

I’m very excited to be a part of March for Babies again this year and hope you will join the Eastern team!  Walk with me for healthy babies!

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New Dormitory

January 28, 2010

The campus of the Daily Bread Life Children’s Home in Iringa, Tanzania, has a new building, the Secondary School-Age Dorm. The children are very excited, and as you are reading  this newsletter, four of the children who will be attending Secondary School this year will have moved into this new dorm.

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Haitian Relief Efforts

January 22, 2010

When hearing of the complete devastation in Haiti, the associates of Eastern knew action must be taken.  There are so many needs in Haiti presently, but we wanted to help with a both a short term and long term need.  

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The Blood Connection

January 19, 2010

Quarterly, the Blood Connection brings the Blood Vessel by our Greenville location for our Greenville and Corporate Associates to give blood.  Yesterday we had sixteen people who tried to give blood and thirteen who were able to give.  

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Recycle your Christmas Cards

December 29, 2009

I hope everyone had a very Merry Christmas!

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Water of Life

December 15, 2009

Eastern counts it a privilege to partner with our vendors on special projects that benefit the world in which we live. Eastern partnered with Georg Fischer and Water of Life to provide clean water for more people in Liberia.

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