Delano citizens donate 83 pints of blood

The Delano community donated 83 pints of blood for patient use to the American Red Cross at a May 13 blood drive held at the Delano American Legion Club. Ninety-three people came to donate.

A number of volunteers helped with the blood drive. Deb Conzet worked in the canteen and Gwen Kittock, Marian Hayes, Betty Huncha, and Grace Swenson served as greeters.

The next blood drive will be Monday, Sept. 16, at the Delano American Legion, located on Highway 12 at Bridge Avenue. Prospective donors can schedule appointments online at