Laura Gilbertâ€™s name was drawn as the winner of the Texas Rangers Prize Package from Meek Blood Center. The prize package included four tickets to see the Rangers play the L.A. Angels on Aug. 26, a one night hotel stay and a $50 debit card. Laura is a mail carrier and a two gallon donor withÂ Meek Blood Center.
â€śI was so pleased to call Laura to tell her that her name was drawn as the winner,â€ť said Frances Baker, donor recruiter. â€śShe was excited, and I can tell that she is a true-blue TexasÂ Rangers fan. I hope that she and her family enjoy the game, and, hopefully, another win for the Rangers.â€ťÂ
A total of 97 people came to the two blood drives that were held at the Courthouse and the Lions Club. â€śWe appreciate the large donor turnout and support we receive from the citizens of Sweetwater,â€ť Baker continued. â€śThe blood collected at that drive gave the blood supply a tremendous boost which helped prevent a blood shortage.â€ť