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Pine River blood drive draws 21 volunteers

The next drive is scheduled Aug. 30 at Lifehouse Coffee.

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PINE RIVER — The Vitalant blood drive held June 15 at Lifehouse Coffee brought in 21 volunteers and collected 18 units of blood products.

Sixteen volunteers successfully donated blood. Two people donated blood for the first time.

The drive was sponsored by the Pine River Lions and coordinated by Donald Norman.

The next blood drive will be Aug. 20 at Lifehouse Coffee.

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