Red Cross Blood Drive report


MENDOTA - The American Red Cross held a successful blood drive on Dec. 14 at the Mendota Moose Family Center. There were 66 presenting donors and 69 good units were collected. This included 54 whole blood and 15 double red cell donations.

Organizers reported a great turnout and expressed their appreciation to everyone who gave their time and donated. Joe Masini was a first-time donor.

Volunteers for the day included Sandy Schroeder, Margy Frey, Kristi Carroll, Peg Mathesius-Cerveny, Lori Schlesinger and Lori Simonton. Mendota Subway again donated sandwiches for the donor luncheon. First State Bank also sponsored sandwiches and chips for the drive.  

The next bloodmobile will be held on Tuesday, Feb. 8 at the Mendota Moose Family Center. If you would like to make an appointment or have questions, please call Lori at (815) 866-3582.