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250 pints: Red Cross collects blood on Hi-Line


Havre Daily News/Ryan Berry

David Wall, a phlebotomist with American Red Cross, checks for a vein in the arm of donor Jen Henderson Thursday at Triangle Communications in Havre. According to Henderson's information in the Red Cross database, this was her 32nd time donating.

The American Red Cross concluded a four-day blood drive Thursday after travelling the Hi-Line and collecting donations in multiple towns.

David Wall, a phlebotomist with the American Red Cross, said he and a group of about 10 Red Cross workers came to Havre from Great Falls Monday and spent their week collecting blood in Havre, Chinook, Harlem and Turner.

By the end of Thursday, Wall said, the organization had collected blood from about 250 people over the four-day drive, which he said was a typical amount for the group's bimonthly trip to the Hi-Line.

"It's always a nice week up here fo...

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