Redwood Falls Gazette
  • Bloodmobile collects 284 units

  • The Red Cross Bloodmobile was in town this week, and the final results were a mixed bag....
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  • It’s sort of a trade-off. The Red Cross blood drive at the National Guard Armory this week didn’t meet its goal, but then again the goal was a lot higher than usual.
    “I don't recall ever having such a high goal two days in a row,” said local organizer Laura Kohler. “Some might say it's unreasonably high. Anyway, we came pretty darn close.”
    • Goal: 310
    • Units collected:284
    • 184 whole blood donors
    • 50 double red cell (50 donors)
    • 29 deferrals
    • 277 presenting donors
    • First time donor: Michael Barnes, Daniel Kohler
    • One gallon: Pam Arentson, Kari Johnson, Annie Bloedow, Linda Zick, Sherry Friese
    • Two gallon: Linda Rasmussen, Carmen Prodoehl, Ron Ringquist, Jody Stoen, Gina Ringheisen
    • Three gallon: Laura Pendleton, Dean Pendleton, Tom Kramin, Valerie Seime, Steve Medrud, Jim Hacker, Gene Dahms
    • Four gallon: Henry Boots, Douglas Eiler, Lisa Hansen, Steve Simning, Eric Krinke
    • Five gallon: Bryan Nelson
    • Six gallon: Gene Hillesheim, Jean Hillesheim (husband and wife donor team)
    • Seven gallon: Joyce McKay
    • Eight gallon: Scott Baune, Lois Luhman
    • Nine gallon: Richard Gewerth, Sandy Davis, Ervin Paulsen
    • 10 gallon: Denis Goblirsch
    • 12 gallon: Vern Guggisberg, Mike Salfer
    • 14 gallon: Scott Larson, Carleton Bjerke
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