The Echo Community Blood Drive was held on Monday, August 5. There were 27 presenters with 3 deferrals. A total of 24 units were collected.
Congratulations to Harlan Lecy on his 6 gallon pin. We had one first time donor. Thank you, Russ Hennen!
Thanks to Judy Miller for providing the lunch for the Red Cross workers and our local volunteers. Our volunteers for this drive were Jamie Miller and Any Hoepner. Thank you. We also had “volunteers in training” this year. Thank you Jonah (age 9), Jaise (age 8) and Javin age 7). You guys did an awesome job.
Additional thanks to our callers, Jamie miller, Amy Hoepner, Sandra Hennen and Amanda Ross. We appreciate the time and effort it takes to make all the calls.
All donors, including deferral, were entered in a drawing. Prizes and winners were:
Donated by Red Cross - T-shirt, Russ Hennen; Donated by Red Cross - T-shirt, Bob Rebers; Donated by Red Cross - Bag, Dennis Stelter; Donated by Sharon’s Headquarters - Echo Sweatshirt, Alice Dahl; Donated by Laura Zuleger - It Works Wrap, Amanda Slettedahl.
Thank you to Granite Falls Dairy Queen for the free ice cream cone certificates. These were give to all who came to our blood drive.
Lastly, a huge thank you to our donors. We appreciate your taking time out of your busy schedules to help people in need.
Judy Miller and Jane Garvin
Blood Drive Coordinators