Drive collects 75 pints
Seventy-five pints of blood were collected from 71 donors at the Tuesday, Sept. 25, blood drive in Sabetha.
Nine donors achieved gallon status at the blood drive. Those donors are Rixey Wertenberger, six gallons; Robert Steiner, two gallons; Janet Klein, seven gallons; Beth Hartter, seven gallons; Merlin Gruber, three gallons; Rodney Grimm, five gallons; Rachel Fehr, one gallon; Dennis Baumgartner, five gallons; and Marcia Adams, one gallon. These donors may pick up their gallon pins at the next blood drive, which is scheduled for Tuesday, Nov. 20. All donors at the November drive will receive a Chiefs t-shirt.
There were four first time donors and 15 double red donors.
First time donors included Martin Beyer, Jadyn Graybill, Dustin Willey and Terri Wiltz. Double red donors included William F. Arneson, Gerald Drahota, Steven L. Edelman, Douglas B. Fortmeyer, Nathaniel Haislip, Joshua Hartter, Robert E. Lehmann, Steven R. Lukert, Alan Niehues, Jeffrey Niehues, Brian L. Rokey, Richard W. Smith, Robert Steiner, Kirsten L. Steinlage and Dustin Willey.
Other donors included Stephen J. Aberle, Marcia Adams, Bradley J. Baker, Gary D. Garrett, Larry H. Bauerle, Dennis H. Baumgartner, Sue Ellen Brockhoff, Brook Brubeck, Alexis Castillo, Leah Deckinger, Lyla M. Edelman, Duane A. Eilert, Rachel Fehr, Barry J. Franco, Vickie J. Goodman, Julie A. Grimm, Rodney Grimm, Merlin J. Gruber, Denise E. Hall, David D. Hartter, Charleen Kay Hartter, Beth R. Hartter, Jarod Hartter, Mary Hartter, Jacob D. Hartter, Sheila M. Huls, Belinda J. Kellenberger, William M. Kent, David L. Kesler, Janet R. Klein, Megan Krebs, Geraldine J. Lauer, Rudolph M. Lehman, Roger C. Locher, Timothy Manning, Sandra J. Matney, Teaira McElroy, Terri L. McKim, Barry Metzger, Joyce M. Meyer, Susan J. Meyer, Linda S. Montgomery, Brenda Nenadov, Carol J. Renyer, Gregory A. Renyer, Todd Rokey, Leslie D. Scoby, Lisa Marie Snyder, Clark David Strahm, Lynn E. Strahm, Melanie K. Teeter, Jeffrey D. Wenger and Rixey N. Wertenberger.
Volunteers helping with the blood drive were Lyla Edelman, Alice Zahner, Diane Hicks, Jerre Lauer and Jodi Nohl. The food sponsors were SBS Insurance and Whittaker Eye Associates.