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May 2, 2013
Greunke donated more than 20 gallons of blood   OWENSVILLE, Mo. (May 2, 2013) – Elmer Greunke dedicated his life to helping others. An employee of the Missouri Department of Transportation for 41 years, chairman of his church and a frequent blood donor, Greunke was always willing to lend...
April 25, 2013
Shane Toenjes died in 2011   MILLSTADT, Ill. (April 25, 2013) – A local man who volunteered at blood drives in the Millstadt, Ill. area will be remembered during an American Red Cross blood drive in his name on May 9. Prior to his death in May 2011, Shane Toenjes was an advocate for...
April 19, 2013
Pheonix Spangler battling rare form of cancer   HILLSBORO, Mo. (April 19, 2013) – For many junior high school students, their biggest battles are with homework or household chores. For local 12-year-old Pheonix Spangler, her fight is with a form of cancer not typically found in children...
April 18, 2013
Mary Grove died from heart, lung complications   OLATHE, Ks. (April 18, 2013) –Mary Grove, an 18-year-old senior at the Kansas State School for the Deaf, died earlier this year from heart and lung complications. In memory of the blood donation advocate who helped coordinate blood drives...
April 12, 2013
1,700 pints collected in three days   COLUMBIA, Mo. (April 11, 2013) – The University of Missouri and American Red Cross Spring Blood Drive ended Thursday and it closed on a high note; Thursday saw 556 pints of blood collected, bringing the three-day total to 1,700 pints. The Red Cross...
April 4, 2013
 Kaitlyn Holste fighting T-cell lymphoma   EFFINGHAM, Ill. (April 4, 2013) – She rides horses. She does dance and gymnastics. She enjoys cheerleading and is a straight-A student. To look at her, you may not realize that 10 year- old Kaitlyn Holste suffers from cancer. But she does,...
April 3, 2013
‘A tradition of giving’ is drive theme   COLUMBIA, Mo. – The University of Missouri and the American Red Cross will soon team up for their 24th annual Spring Blood Drive, helping to save lives through blood donations. The University of Missouri/Red Cross Spring Blood Drive...
March 28, 2013
Nearly 300 pints collected   PARK HILLS, Mo. (March 28, 2013) –  The Mineral Area College Student Nurses Association, the American Red Cross and radio stations J-98/KREI/KJFF partnered for the annual Mineral Area College Blood Drive on March 27 on the college campus in Park Hills....
March 21, 2013
Elementary, high school students helped make winter blood drive a success   VIENNA, Mo. (March 21, 2013) – Students at Vienna Elementary School and Vienna High School are being recognized by the American Red Cross for their efforts to make a Red Cross blood drive held on the high school...
March 13, 2013
Help save lives on March 27   PARK HILLS, Mo. (Mar. 13, 2013) –  The Mineral Area College Student Nurses Association, the American Red Cross and radio stations J-98/KREI/KJFF will team up for the annual Mineral Area College Blood Drive on March 27 from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. in the Bob...