Two Successful Blood Drives

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The Pocahontas Center hosted an American Red Cross blood drive last week in the school gym. Thirty-two people registered with twenty-seven units collected. Tina Tompkins received an eight-gallon pin and Jack Stewart, Sr. a seven-gallon pin.

Thursday’s American Red Cross blood drive, sponsored by VFW Post 1377 registered 53 perspective donors with 46 units collected, exceeding the goal of 41 units set by the Red Cross. Valerie Gaffner was awarded a 12-gallon pin, Dean Thole was presented an 11-gallon pin, Tami Potthast was presented a six-gallon pin, and Janice Quick was awarded a three-gallon pin.