Red Cross Blood Drive in Kane tops goal

The American Red Cross Blood Drive in Kane earlier this week exceeded the goal.The Red Cross blood collection team from Buffalo held a six-hour Bloodmobile stop at Bartlett Hall at the First United Methodist Church on Greeves Street.The goal was 26 full units of blood.A total of 39 Kane area residents showed up to donate blood. Five persons were deferred for various reasons.The total of 34 full units of blood collected exceeded the goal by eight units.Three local residents donated blood for the first time. This group includes Mitz Lindquist, Sheila Swanson and Mary Mohney.Two donors reached new plateaus. Jean Anderson of Kane and Judith M. Haight of Ludlow both have donated five gallons of blood over a period of several years.Haight serves as chairman of the Red Cross Bloodmobile stops in Kane.She said the volunteers included:See full article by purchasing the April 6 edition of The Kane Republican.