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Colleton County Blood Drive

The November 11 blood drive had a decrease of 20 pints from the September drive. Only 45 people came in and 44 pints of blood were collected. Those that came in were: Fran Mack, William Snead, Michael Avant, Nic Godley, Terri Griffin, Carroll Griffin, Mylinda O’Quinn, Ronella Winchester, Margaret Brown, Ian Sanders, Lelia Williams, Bill Weeks, Jimmie Bryant, Annette Harley, Konia Hayes, Arlene Cassedy, Donald Davis, Joe Stone, Bryan Bailey, Doug Bullock, Gerald Ferguson, Jeanette Smith, Diane Wicker, Brenda Washington, Sonya Manigo, Summer White, Miranda Stone, Crystal Phillips, Michael DeLonge, Lin Houch, Celeste Stone, Marilyn Peters, P.A. Pournelle, Terri Pournelle, Kristina Morre, Jessica Hunt, Ernest Canaday, Paula Beverly, Tara Brinson, Xazier Singleton, Linda Clark, Laura Spivey, Richard Johnston, Karen Hiott and Norma Weeks.
I would like to thank each one that makes the blood drives possible throughout the year. First of all, I thank Good Shepherd Lutheran Church for opening their doors to us and making us feel so welcome. I thank the canteen ladies Ada Bentley, Susan Harrison, Carol Stevenson, Sylvia Carter, and Dot Hawes for serving the refreshments and making the appointments. Ada Bentley also calls the churches to tell them the date and time of the blood drive so they can put it in their bulletin. Brian Cassedy comes all the way from Lodge the night before to put the signs on the street and back after the blood drive is over to collect them. Once during the year, Brian was unable to put the signs out, so Glenn and Mitzi Carter put them out. Also, Glenn and Mitzi’s Sunday School Class, the Mack Jones Sunday School Class at First Baptist Church took up a donation to help buy new signs to put on the street. Sharon Paris puts the posters out in business windows. I thank each one of you for all your time and work without pay. Most of all I thank my faithful donors. I am honored to know each one of you that comes out in all kind of weather and probably have to wait to give blood, but you keep coming back anyway. I look forward to seeing you all again in 2020.
For more information about the blood drive please call Norma Weeks at 843-538-8950.

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