Blood drive honors tot |

Blood drive honors tot

On Thursday, March 21, the Sierra Nevada Memorial Hospital Pink Ladies will sponsor a visit to Grass Valley at the United Methodist Church on Church Street by the Blood Bank from noon to 6 p.m.

The visit will be dedicated to the memory of Morgan Holtrop, 18-month-old daughter of Dr. and Mrs. Eric Holtrop who died in December of last year, a victim of leukemia.

People suffering from leukemia often use many pints of blood and platelets. The blood bank is barely able to keep up with the demand for blood and platelets by our community.

On the 21st, the Blood Bank staff will also be testing for bone marrow donors to have their names placed on the national registry of bone marrow donors. If you would like your name to be placed on the national registry, come to the Blood Bank.

The SNMH Pink Ladies will be there to serve you their great brownies and cookies and assist you.

Don Schmidt

Grass Valley

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