Wednesday, 05 April Pictured is Lynn Reimer, at a previous donation event. It was sponsored by the Methodist Mission Group.
Friday, 08 December She is in the lower corner of the picture. The ARC goal was at least 53 good units to end up going to Peoria, IL, that evening, and we just made it right on the nose! We had 52 people come through the door to help us.
It was a nice day outside, but the Cty Hall time and temperature sign was not lit up to tell us the exact degrees. Even though we had seven appointments not make it in, our eleven "walk-ins" made up for them being unable to come.
The DRC double-red-cell donors helped boost our units, as we had six of them giving the equivalent to two units. They were Vern Latwesen, Harvey "Bud" Tegeler, and four people who did not want their names published as donors. We only had two persons be deferred, which is a wonderfully low number, particularly this time of year.
We had one first-time donor; although he is not new to donating blood, he is new to the American Red Cross donor ranks. Luke Vander Bleek had always given with the MVBC at the schools, but, because the sponsor was his church, he supported his fellow parishioners.
Thanks, Luke, for joining the ARC donorship!
Speaking of sponsors, St. Wonderful ladies and gentlemen from St. Thank you all for your contribution to the success of the drive! A huge thank you to Morrison United Methodist Church for allowing the ARC to use their great facility to host the blood drives; we appreciate your dependability and generosity.
Tremendous gratitude goes out to the Kiwanis for the faithfulness in unload the truck in the morning and returning to reload the truck in the evening. Also, appreciation goes to the devoted volunteers who man the stations in the room.
These ladies always have my back and help out at almost all of the blood drives. We have numerous donor "pairs" that donate: I would like to challenge us all to "bring someone with you next time.
The first drive of will be Friday, January 12, from noon to 6:A blood drive was held in memory of a young attorney who passed away from cancer. Brian Musto, 28, lost his four-year battle with Hodgkin's lymphoma but was able to continue doing the things he. Blood Drive Every two seconds someone in the U.S.
needs blood and one blood donation can help save the lives of up to three people.
Riverdale High School is doing their part by organizing the biannual Blood Drive, held once in the fall and once in the spring. Posts interested in hosting drives can set up a blood drive by visiting the Red Cross' blood drive registration page. Members and posts can also contact the American Association of Blood Banks, their local American Blood Commission or American Blood Resources Association, or the Council of Community Blood Centers.
A blood drive requires professionals to manage the drive, to screen and assist the donors, to draw and test the blood. It is their coordinated efforts that insure the process is safe and that the blood goes from the donation table to the hospital or designated location.
Our team will review it and, if necessary, take action. LVMPD and Clark County Coroner’s Office have set up a hotline for family or friends to report a missing loved one connected to this incident. The hotline is only to take reports on missing people.
The number is () exact time of the blood drive as more information is available. PO JK.