Letter: A thank you to those who donated blood

Your help was urgently needed, and you responded, answering the shortage of every blood type. We appreciate and thank each of you.

A big thank you for our successful blood drive gets out to the Sugar Grove Firefighters Auxiliary, the Sugar Grove Fire Department, the Heartland Blood Center staff and all of our extra volunteers who worked so hard.

To our awesome donors goes a special thank you: Angie Bailey, Patrick Bailey, Patricia Bergman, Kat Boehmer, David Barnhart, Cody Carson, Nicholas Ciccone, Frank Conti, Sheila Crews, Charles Crisci, Gina Cumiskey, Nicole Dalton, Kim DeLoso, Jon Diaz, Sue Diaz, Kari Douglas, Jaclyn Edlund, Nancy Felella, Dana Fichtel, Margit Fotre, Melissa Gooch, Page Graham, Kevin Hames, Melissa Hames, George Hannemann, Jameson Horn, Colleen Ickes, Lovie Jaeger, Helen Jorgensen, Laura Keske, Steve Kowalczyk, David Kriceri, Kimberly Kriceri, Nicole Lamela, Tiffany Larsen, Cheryl Link, James Magnuson, Suzanne McCracken, Cori Mendoza, Margaret Metzger, Nick Michels, Michael Nevarez, Julie Nudo, Pete Pavia, Morgan Perkins, Patrick Phillips, Sharon Phillips, Chad Pugh, Mary Rogers, Patricia Rogers, Monica Romero, Nina Romero, Jodie Rubo, Brian Schiber, Erin Schiber, Jen Schmidt, Edward Schuster, Tara Schwab, Christy Seawall, Devin Seymour, Brad Simmons, Clyde Smith, Don Sommerville, Chris Steenwyk, Jeffrey Steenwyk, Andrea Strobert, Paulla Stroup, Jeni Suehs, Renee Tonioni, Patricia Torza, Annette Wood and Linda Wray.

We deeply appreciate those who attempted but were unable to donate blood. The next Sugar Grove blood drive is scheduled for Monday, March 4, 2013.

Joy Rubo
Blood drive coordinator
Sugar Grove