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Blouse is Hometown Hero

DUBLIN — The American Red Cross and the Dublin Lions Club are pleased to announce Rev. Mike Blouse, Pastor of Highland Park Community Church in Dublin, as the Hometown Hero for the July 28 bloodmobile.
Communities all over southwest Virginia are participating in the Hometown Hero program. The purpose of the Hometown Hero campaign is to highlight the ongoing need for blood, especially in the summer, to create awareness for the community to support the blood drives, to recruit donors and to encourage those who have never donated to try during the Hometown Hero campaign.
Warren Morris, Hometown Committee member for the Lion Club says, “Rev. Blouse encompasses all that we would like to see in a Hometown Hero. He is active in many areas, as a pastor, as a Boy Scout leader and as a blood donor. He takes time from his many activities to donate blood and that is what he and the Lions Club want to encourage, increased participation in these important lifesaving blood drives.”
Beginning July 1, donors 16 years old may donate but must be accompanied by a parent or guardian. Other requirements include weighing at least 110 pounds and being in general good health.
Statistics show that only 5% of the eligible population donates blood, but that by age 72, 95% of the population will have received at least one blood product.
According to Morris, “The Dublin Lions Club wants to help change those statistics. We want folks to join us for our Hometown Hero campaign. Donate blood and support Mike Blouse and others who have so generously given of their time. It takes one hour to donate blood, and one hour to save three lives.”
The goal for the July 28th bloodmobile at the Dublin Lions Club is 75 units of blood. The Lions Club is hoping to see 100 join in the effort to make a difference.
According to Rev. Blouse, “If we can encourage 100 people to join us at the drive, we have a huge opportunity to save 225 lives. That is why I agreed to participate in the Hometown Hero campaign, because it is all about saving lives. It is the responsibility of those of us who are eligible to donate blood do so, and support those who need blood so badly. It is also important that the blood is there when needed for our friends, family and people we will never meet.”
The blood drive in Monday, July 28 at the Dublin Lions Club from 12 noon- 6 p.m.
Walk-ins are welcome. Door prizes and great food await donors.

Blouse is Hometown Hero

DUBLIN — The American Red Cross and the Dublin Lions Club are pleased to announce Rev. Mike Blouse, Pastor of Highland Park Community Church in Dublin, as the Hometown Hero for the July 28 bloodmobile.
Communities all over southwest Virginia are participating in the Hometown Hero program. The purpose of the Hometown Hero campaign is to highlight the ongoing need for blood, especially in the summer, to create awareness for the community to support the blood drives, to recruit donors and to encourage those who have never donated to try during the Hometown Hero campaign.
Warren Morris, Hometown Committee member for the Lion Club says, “Rev. Blouse encompasses all that we would like to see in a Hometown Hero. He is active in many areas, as a pastor, as a Boy Scout leader and as a blood donor. He takes time from his many activities to donate blood and that is what he and the Lions Club want to encourage, increased participation in these important lifesaving blood drives.”
Beginning July 1, donors 16 years old may donate but must be accompanied by a parent or guardian. Other requirements include weighing at least 110 pounds and being in general good health.
Statistics show that only 5% of the eligible population donates blood, but that by age 72, 95% of the population will have received at least one blood product.
According to Morris, “The Dublin Lions Club wants to help change those statistics. We want folks to join us for our Hometown Hero campaign. Donate blood and support Mike Blouse and others who have so generously given of their time. It takes one hour to donate blood, and one hour to save three lives.”
The goal for the July 28th bloodmobile at the Dublin Lions Club is 75 units of blood. The Lions Club is hoping to see 100 join in the effort to make a difference.
According to Rev. Blouse, “If we can encourage 100 people to join us at the drive, we have a huge opportunity to save 225 lives. That is why I agreed to participate in the Hometown Hero campaign, because it is all about saving lives. It is the responsibility of those of us who are eligible to donate blood do so, and support those who need blood so badly. It is also important that the blood is there when needed for our friends, family and people we will never meet.”
The blood drive in Monday, July 28 at the Dublin Lions Club from 12 noon- 6 p.m.
Walk-ins are welcome. Door prizes and great food await donors.