Blood, Platelet Donors Urgently Needed
The Kraft Family Blood Donor Center has an urgent need for blood and platelet donors due to a severe drop in scheduled appointments. In May and June, donors will receive a Kraft Center lunch thermos. If you refer a friend who also books a donation appointment between now and Friday, May 25, you will each receive two free movie tickets to any Showcase Cinemas theater. To schedule an appointment, email or call 617-632-3206.

Bay State Bike Week, May 12-20
CommuteWorks, a free benefit for employees of MASCO member institutions, is hosting several events during Bay State Bike Week. Events include a bike breakfast and bike checkups. In addition, bicyclists are invited to participate in the MassCommute Bicycle Challenge and will be eligible to win prizes. The weeklong celebration will conclude with a Bike Bash on Thursday, May 24, 5:30-7:30 p.m., at Flat Top Johnny’s, 1 Kendall Square, Cambridge. Learn more at

Hearing Screening for Staff, May 18
The Division of Otolaryngology is offering a free hearing screening for BWH employees on Friday, May 18, 8 a.m.-noon, in the ENT clinic, located in the 45 Francis St. lobby. No appointment is necessary. Call 617-525-6509 if you have questions.

Save the Date: Town Meeting, May 24
Join Brigham Health President Betsy Nabel, MD, for the next Town Meeting: An Open Forum for BWHers on Thursday, May 24, noon-1 p.m., in Bornstein Amphitheater. Receive an update on important issues, followed by an open forum for discussion and Q&A. Visit to submit your questions or topics of interest in advance by completing a brief survey. Town Meeting will be webcast for those who cannot attend in person, and there will be an opportunity for webcast viewers to ask questions during the event.