Another successful blood drive
The El Dorado Community Blood Drive was held Tuesday, July 17, at Trinity United Methodist Church. There were 95 donors, including seven first time donors. There were 93 pints collected, which could potentially save 279 lives!
The donors included: Tammy Allar, Debbie Anderson, Marlene Avery, Larri Bateson, Elwyn Bilson, Joshua Blasi, Jaci Burton, Peggy and Paul Christy, Nancy, Kailey and Kaden Clites, Brad Cool, Boston and Emily Craig, Jane Cross, Georgia Davis, Sharon and Rodger Decker, Emily Doyon, David Frost, Sharon and Terry Funk, Mary Martha Good, Connie Graves, Merrill Green, Davy and Gail Harkins, Joseph Harkins, Neal Harrison, Chuck Hart, Diana Hunter, Donna Jackson, Mary Kangas, Juana Kelley, Darlene King, Brandi Lane, Eugene Leedy, Richard Marcum, Scott Meyer, Carol Nelson, Glenda Phillips, Kelly Pletcher, Charlotte Purcell, Gary Reed, Patrick Regier, Marlene Rethman, Cheryl Riley, Rachel Rivera, Jonathan Schelske, Shelby Schuster, Kara Shaw, Robert Simmons, Jason Standfast, Kim Swinson, Richard Taylor, Elda Mae Toews, Linda Varley, Brian Vermillion, Craig Webb, Susan Wetta, Phil Wickwire, Norma Wilson, David Worley, and Jim Zang.
Donors who have given 20 gallons or more are Elwyn Bilson and Merrill Green. Those who have given 10 gallons or more are: Robert Simmons, Richard Marcum, Patrick Regier, Davy Harkins, Charles Hart, Jim Zang, Marlene Rethman, Charlotte Purcell, Jenny White, Kim Swinson, Neal Harrison, Carol Nelson, George Leedy, Glenda Phillips, and Jane Cross.
A big thanks to all the volunteers helping that day, including Debbie Anderson, Wanda Butterfield, Kellie Elliott, Nancy Hamel, Georgia Higgins, Debbie Hill, Marge Huffman, Annie and Amelia Jesseph, Carla McCune, Susan McHatton, Judy Parks, Glenda Phillips, Jacque Sundgren, Linda Varley, Vesta Watkins, and David Worley.
A special thank you to Trinity United Methodist Church for hosting the blood drives.
The next drive will be Tuesday, Sept. 11 at the Trinity Methodist Church.
If you are interested in donating at that drive or any future drives you can make an appointment online @redcrossblood.org, or call Glenda @ 322-5177 to make an appointment. Also needed are volunteers to work the drives, and you can call 322-5177 if you’re interested in volunteering.