Blood saves lives in community

To the editor:

On behalf of the U.P. Regional Blood Center, I would like to thank Angie Kolehmainen and Jamie Thyrion of River Valley Bank for hosting a blood drive in the month of June. As a result of their efforts we collected 18 pints of blood.

I would also like to thank all the community members who took the time to give the “gift of life.” Donating with the U.P. Regional Blood Center helps to save lives of your community members. Thank you for supporting your community blood center.

Sallie Coron