Blood Drive Being Held in Honor of Thomas Jones and Chelsea Jannsen

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Fourth Blood “Replenishment” Drive Being Held with Rock River Valley Blood Center in Honor of Thomas Jones and Chelsea Jannsen

Thomas Jones and Chelsea Janssen

On Tuesday, December 11th, from 2-6pm at the Oregon Church of God, 860 W. Oregon Trail, the Oregon Fire Protection District and Oregon Fire Fighters Association will host a blood drive to help replenish the blood supply. Oregon Fire Fighter Thomas Jones and his fiancée Chelsea Janssen were involved in an accident leaving them both with severe burns. Friends of Thomas and Chelsea wish to host a blood drive in order to replace the blood products that have been used to treat them both. Additional drives have been planned for next year.

For more information and to schedule an appointment to donate please call Pastor Mike Hoffman, Oregon Church of God at 815.732.6847.

The Rock River Valley Blood Center serves as a centralized, community blood center and is the sole provider of blood products and services to Beloit Health Systems, Edgerton Hospital and Health Services, FHN, Mercy Harvard Hospital, OSF Saint Anthony Medical Center, Rochelle Community Hospital, Rockford Health System, SwedishAmerican Health System and SwedishAmerican Medical Center—Belvidere.

For more information or to make an appointment to donate blood, please call toll free 877-RRVBC-99 or find RRVBC on the web at

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