Red Cross tops bloodmobile goal

From staff reports

Cold, snowy weather didn’t keep people from donating blood earlier this week in Austin.

During a three-day drive, a bloodmobile for the Mower County Chapter of the American Red Cross collected 336 units of blood, topping its 325-unit goal, according to the Red Cross.

The blood drive ran from Monday to Wednesday at Oak Park Mall.

Donors who received pins for their cumulative blood contributions were:


  • Robert Rice, 21 gallons.
  • Thomas Ator, 19 gallons.
  • Jeff Follett, five gallons.
  • Al Lieberum, four gallons.
  • Alfred Cook, two gallons.
  • Nacia Ruehmann, two gallons.
  • Sue Sween, two gallons.
  • Dana Levy, one gallon.
  • Janet Lindahl, one gallon.
  • Jim Parlin, one gallon.
  • Jonathan Wipf, one gallon.
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