The American Red Cross held several blood drives throughout Bond County last week…
St. Nicholas Church in Pocahontas sponsored an American Red Cross blood drive Tuesday, September 16, in the church hall. Twenty-six people registered with 25 units collected, surpassing the goal of 24 units set by the Red Cross. Susan Springston received a two-gallon pin and Thomas Kalous and Robert Walker one-gallon pins.
The Shoal Creek Fire Protection District hosted an American Red Cross blood drive Wednesday, September 17, at Engine House #1 in Sorento. Twenty-five people registered with 17 units of whole blood and 4 units of red blood cells collected. With a total of 21 units, the drive exceeded the Red Cross goal of 20 units. Connie Miller received a two-gallon pin. Donald Wall and Cody Schrumpf donated double red cells.
Mulberry Grove American Legion Post #1180 hosted an American Red Cross blood drive Thursday, September 18 in the Community Building in Mulberry Grove Park. 21 individuals registered with 18 productive units being collected. Jerry Kious earned a three-gallon pin and Ben Foltz earned a one-gallon pin.