A total of 113 units of blood were collected during the American Red Cross community blood drive, held March 15 and 16 at Countryside Christian Church.

A total of 113 units of blood were collected during the American Red Cross community blood drive, held March 15 and 16 at Countryside Christian Church.

Drive organizers extended their thanks to the volunteers, contributors and blood donors who participated in the event.
Canteen volunteers were Eleanora Belew, Mary Butler, Arika Greer, Darlene Koehler, Liz Mangile, Mary Reed, Michalyn Shropshire and Ann Younger.

Sandwiches were made by Donna Backes, Margaret Bishop and Marsha Merando.

Serving as escorts were Donna Backes, Joe Beauchamp, Donna Brown, Jim Casper, Janis Lauderdale, Rich Normand, Nancy normand and Helen Vertz.

Working in registration were Irene Arnold, Meg Ashmore, Virginia Bozich, Kathy Ebbs, Phyllis Merrell, Eleanor Snider, Sandy Sparks and Beverly Tustin.

Community contributors were Countryside Christian Church, Pepsi Cola Bottling of Pittsburg, Ron’s Grocery and Pittsburg Lions Club members Bill Gray, Helen Lundquest, Max Lundquest and Bill Stobart.

Donating blood on March 15 were Jill Allen, Haiva Alqahtani, Joyce Anderson, Shayne Anderson, Barry Anderson, Aeriole Angeles, James Atha, Sydney Barber, Christian Bedore, Bridget Berry, Lilia Blythe, Kelly Borden, Adam Brown, Robyn Capps, Timothy Casper, Rolland Dalrymple, Amanda Darr, James Dawson, Anna Dresner, Morgan Ebbs, Constance Egbert, lane Ferraro, Fred Fields, Melissa Fite, Stacy Fleck, Andrea Fleck, Cloy Fogleman, Nicholas Foster, Paul Frederick, Lisa Harris, Julia Hartley, G.W. Hellwig, Denis Hockett, Scott Holland, Rebecca Hollomen, Lori Holt.

Lara Ismert, Molly Jensen, Bridget Johnson, Courtney Koenig, Roger Lawson, Thomas LeClerc, Nicholas Lobmeyer, Paul Lyle, Robert Mangile, Karina Maples, Ed Martin, Janette Mauk, Josie McCracken, Gloria Meadows, Chris Merando, Mary Lou Murray, Matthew O’Brien, Kriston Oehme, Patricia Oehme, Joseph Otter, Jennifer Page, David Petrey, Kara Pittman, Billie Pitzer, Gage Rogers, Eric Rosenblad, Janis Saket, Glenn Salsbury, Kathleen Scott, Ashleigh Shirley, William Shopshire, Amy Slane, Anna Slapar, Frank Slapar, Travis Smither, Leah Soo Hoo, Suzanne Sperry, Janet Taylor, Sandra Thenikl, Chuck Thompson, Marc Tippie, Sara Verga, Amanda Walker, Richard Wegner and Jennifer York.

Blood donors on March 16 were Melissa Archuleta, Joshoa Ast, Margaret Baker, Wylie Bartholomew, Jessica Berntsen, Christian Blair, Kenneth Bloom, Thomas Bolding, Elizabeth Branum, A.O. Brown, Maranda Carroll, Debre Charlton, Chris Daugherty, Joseph Davied, Michael Ehling, Tara Fleck, Elyssa Fox, Steven Gardner, John Harrison, Joe Hart, William Holton, Tia Hoy, Diane James, Joan Johnson, Holly Jones, Thomas Kellogg, Emily Krysztof, Lindsey Largent, Kim Lynch, Amy Manrigoe, Judy Mattson, Gary McCabe, Jessie McReynolds, John Moore, John Newberry, Rebecca Newell, Michelle Palmer, Ralph Patterson, Donald Perrey, David Peterson, Francis Pirnat, Adam Reynolds, Michael Row, Ethan Scott, Marilyn Sheldon, John Sheldon, Chuck Smith, Megan Stahl, Delma Thompson, Richard Thompson, Mike Trisher, Marla Ulbrich, Phillip Vernon, Travis Warren, Virginia Williams, Juaniea Winters and Doug Younger.
The next blood drive will be May 31 and June 1 at the First Church of the Nazarene.