The Red Cross blood drive in Redwood Falls last Monday and Tuesday was a success. According to local organizer Julie Rath, the Mankato-based chapter of the Red Cross left the Redwood Area Community Center with a two day total of 171 donors contributing 211 pints of blood.

First time donors:  Elyse Voglund, Lori Larson, Jennie Vanderwerf, Trella Old Rock, Jack Frank, Dean Wilson, Mary Larson, Scott Jeffrey, and Angela Dolezal.
Milestone Donors:
1 gallon — Kyle Hicks,  Mary Wetmore
2 gallon — Sila Brinkmann
4 gallon — Gwendolyn Bohllke, Stacy Liebl
5 gallon — David Finberg, Travis Fluck, Chelsea Hussong
6 gallon — Shawn Kodet
7 gallon — Jeff Schaefer, Larry Arentson
8 gallon — Scott Baune
9 gallon — Corey Theis
10 gallon — Steve Gramstad, Chad Draeger, Cynthia Gunderson
11 gallon — Nathan Stephens, Judith Hacker
12 gallon — Betty Stancer
13 gallon — Bonnie Christensen, Richard Hauge, Roger Buboltz
14 gallon — Duwayne Zondervan
22 gallon –Thomas Breitkreutz
Cornerstone Church provided the bars and cookies for the canteen along with the preparation of a hot meal for the Red Cross staff on Monday. The Redwood Fall Rotary Club sponsored pizzas for the staff on Tuesday.
The 2023 Bloodmobile Drive upcoming dates are April 17 – 18, July 17 – 18, and October 16 – 17 at the Redwood Area Community Center from 12 –  6 p.m.