Northwestern College to Host 10/28 Fall Blood Drive in Bridgeview
On Tuesday, October 28, Northwestern College will host a Fall Blood Drive at its Bridgeview Campus located at 7725 S. Harlem Avenue from 9:00 am – 1:00 pm. The event will be open to the public, in addition to the College’s students, staff and faculty, with a photo ID required in order to donate.
The Blood Drive is being sponsored as part of the College’s Medical Assisting Week activities and is being coordinated by the College’s Medical Assisting Department in conjunction with the Heartland Blood Center. All volunteer donors will receive free Zipper Ear Buds as a token of appreciation.
For more information or to schedule an appointment, please contact Kathy Locke of the Medical Assisting Program at Northwestern College at 708-237-5060 ext. 2652.
About Northwestern College:
Northwestern College (NC) is accredited by the Higher Learning Commission and is a member of the North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, www.ncahlc.org. The college offers focused career-oriented associate degree and certificate programs with flexible schedules and a supportive faculty. Day, evening, weekend, online classes and online programs are available, with campuses in Chicago and Bridgeview as well as Online. More information can be found at www.NC.edu or by calling toll-free (888) 205-2283.
Laura Pollastrini is licensed to practice law in the State of Illinois and worked as a private attorney in a Chicago law firm. Her practice primarily focused on local government matters, including municipal, school district, library, township, and election law. In addition, she conducted local prosecutions for communities in Cook, DuPage, Lake and Will Counties, although she maintained clients throughout the entire State of Illinois. Prior to obtaining her law degree, Pollastrini spent a decade handling media and public relations for the DuPage County State’s Attorney’s Office. In addition, she has five years of experience with the Illinois Senate as Legislative Aid and District Office Manager to an Illinois Senator who rose to become President of the Illinois Senate.
Currently, Pollastrini is utilizing her legal, legislative and public relations skills to advocate on behalf of Northwestern College with local, state and federal officials as well as stakeholders in government agencies and the media. She provides strategic and tactical government affairs/public relations consultation and support to both enhance the image of the school, and to adequately respond to changes in rules promulgated by the US Department of Education and laws proposed by the US Congress and Illinois General Assembly.
Pollastini holds a Bachelor of Arts degree in Political Science from Loyola University and a Juris Doctor degree from DePaul University College of Law.