Letter: Thank you for donating blood

Published 11:23 am Wednesday, September 4, 2013

Letter to the Editor

The Mower County Chapter of the American Red Cross thanks all blood donors who helped make the August 2013 community blood drive a huge success. A total of 192 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: Sterling State Bank and Barry Irish and staff, Culligan Water Conditioning, Hy-Vee Food Store, Jim’s Market Place Foods, Cedar Valley Services, Austin Daily Herald, John Wright and KAUS Radio.

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Plan now to donate at the next community blood drive on Oct. 14, 15 and 16, 2013, in the Austin Sterling State Bank building. Help give the gift of life is priceless. Did you know you could help save up to three lives with just one donation? Contact the American Red Cross at 1-800-733-2767 or online at www.redcrossblood.org for more information or to schedule an appointment.

Linda Miller & Cheryl Bellrichard

Blood drive co-chairs, Mower County chapter, American Red Cross