Edwards recognized for donating 22 gallons of blood
Robert Edwards was recognized during the Oct. 18 American Red Cross bloodmobile in Gainesville for donating 22 gallons of blood.
The October bloodmobile included 12 participants, who donated 13 units of blood. Besides Edwards, other donors included Ned Upton, Linda McKinney, Edmond Beckham, John Jacob, Bob Robbins, Bob Main, Janis Hoyt, Elda Edwards, Jack Strong, Merle Scott and Keith Jacquin. Volunteers included Ruth Hancock, Wynona Hughes, Jeannie Walrath, Pam McGinnis, Bob Robbins and Sandra Funk. Organizers also expressed thanks to the First Baptist Church, Town & Country Supermarket and Mammoth Assembly of God Church for donating time and/or refreshments for the canteen.
The next American Red Cross blood drive will be Wednesday, Dec. 13, at the First Baptist Church. The canteen will be provided by the First Christian Church, coordinated by Diane White.