A.C.O. exceeds goal at recent blood drive

Pete Rood, Amboy, received recognition for completing his eighth gallon blood donation at the ACO sponsored American Red Cross Blood Drive recently. Photo submitted

AMBOY — Thanks to the generosity of the donors, the A.C.O. sponsored American Red Cross Blood Drive exceeded its goal by collecting 85 units of blood which will benefit 255 people in need. 

Pete Rood reached the 8 gallon donor level with Karen Metzen reaching 3 gallons, Marcci Zimmerly reaching the 2 gallon level, Jim Travi reaching 1 gallon as did Dr. Brandon Kline and David Schaver.  

First time donors were Tim Oester and Greg Liebing.  

Others who braved the weather were: Robert Bartel. Demi Becker, Sue Becker, Jeffrey Berge, Grace Berry, Lisa Berry, Lisa Bickett, Bill Bontz, Liz Bontz, Cheryl Brady, Mike Brady, Billie Childs, Steve Conderman, Les Cook, Julie Dearmitt, Katie Dickinson,Linda Disney, Peg Duffy, Melissa Eisenberg Tina Eller, Kelly Foster, Carol Fritz, Rev. Rocky Fritz, Shelia Garcia, Kevin Glenn, Diane Gossage, Barb Harrison, Cecil Harrison, Scott Harrison, Patricia Harting, Steve Harting, Buck Kelly, Mackenzie Kessel, Christine Kline, Ed Kline, Gerald Kline,  Tyler Kline, Frank LaChat, Ed Leffelman, Louie Leffelman, Jensen Lewis, Amy Liebing, Mary Mays, Brenda McCoy, Jack Meyers, Larry Morgan, Cheryl Nauman, Dave Nauman, Janelle Noble, Molly Noble, Patty Ohlendorf, Pete O’Rourke, Nicole Powers, Carol Prunty, Kevin Prunty, Candace Trad-Robinson Jeanette Rod, Gary Schultz, Karen Roche-Schultz, Relissa Senn, Dave Sutton, Kathy Schutz, Pat Vail, Crystal Wakeley, Amy Wegmeyer, Dennis Weidman Lowell Wills.

Volunteers included: Marilyn Braida, Judy Brinkmeyer, Carol Ely, Georgann Grossman, Marge Guenzler, Darlene Hinkle, Chris Noble, Colleen Robison. 

Those providing food were: Marilyn Braida, Karen Ely, Barb Haub, Lavina Marschang, Chris Noble, Colleen Robison, Donna Wellman, Shirley Yentzer.

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