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Letter: Thanks for giving blood

Published 10:26am Thursday, November 7, 2013

The Mower County Chapter of the American Red Cross would like to thank all blood donors who helped make the October 2013 Austin community blood drive a great success. A total of 248 units were collected during the three-day draw.

A special thanks to the VFW and many volunteers for their help with setup and tear-down. Also, thanks to the following businesses for their contributions and support. St. Edwards Church and Corcoran Center, Sue Viehauser, Steve and Austin Culvers, Culligan Water Conditioning, Hy-Vee Foods, Jim’s Market Place Foods, Austin Daily Herald, Rochester Post Bulletin, KAUS Radio and KAAL TV.

Plan now to donate at the next Austin community blood drive on Feb. 3-5, 2014. There is no substitute for human blood. The gift of life runs through you. Contact the American Red Cross at 800-733-2767 or online at for more information or to schedule an appointment.


Linda Miller and Cheryl Bellrichard

Blood Drive co-chairs, Mower County Chapter,

American Red Cross

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