Brewton-Parker BSU receives Red Cross blood drive honors

MOUNT VERNON -- American Red Cross Southern Region Blood Services presented two plaques to Brewton-Parker College's Baptist Student Union advisor and president during the latest BSU-sponsored blood drive on campus Nov. 19.
Nancy Martin, senior account manager of the Southern Region Blood Services based in Savannah, made award presentations to
Rev. Al Rahn for his leadership of the BSU and to Keith Wade, representing the BSU membership.
To Rahn, Martin presented a plaque "in grateful appreciation for outstanding leadership as the coordinator of the Baptist Student Union blood drive.
Through his hard work, loyal dedication and a commitment to voluntarism, the blood program has grown and many lives have been saved through his tremendous efforts."
The plaque Martin presented to Wade recognizes the group's "continuing efforts to assist in saving lives through support of the American Red Cross Blood Services." The plaque cited the Feb. 20 and Sept. 24 blood drives, during each of which 50 units of blood were collected.
 

 

Nancy Martin (center), senior account manager of the American Red Cross Southern Region Blood Services based in Savannah, presents plaques to Rev. Al Rahn (left), director of campus ministries at Brewton-Parker College, and to BPC junior Keith Wade in recognizing the BSU's successful blood drives. Martin made the presentations during the latest BSU-sponsored blood drive on campus in Mount Vernon on Nov. 19.