First Baptist Church of Mt. Vernon hosts blood drive

Kylee Mulllins, donor specialist with the CBCO, prepares Tonwya Walker, of Mt. Vernon for her blood donation. It was Walker's first time ever donating blood. (Photo by Steve Chapman)

The Community Blood Center of the Ozarks held a blood drive at the First Baptist Church of Mt. Vernon on Thursday, July 28. A total of 33 people came to the drive, out of which 29 were able to donate, potentially saving 87 lives. The CBCO holds blood drives at the church four times a year; their next blood drive at First Baptist will take place on Sept. 29.


Lawrence County Record

312 S. Hickory St.
Mt. Vernon, MO, 65712


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