Michigan Blood has announced the names of donors in Grand Traverse County who have reached new gallon levels:
One gallon — Diane Shelton, Lynn Palmer, Nanette Stewart, Anthony Gleason, Dustin Ockert, Brian Crough, Bill Habich, Tyler Lathrop, David Vickers, Dale Blum, Jeff Palisin, Theresa Mercer, Kenneth Nowak, Doug Williams, Ellen Williams, Brian Bowen, Charles Newberry, John Hill, Nathan Moore, Brian Vega, Jason Lalone, Sandra Bannon, Angela Neumann, Gloria Phillips, Mark Cram, David Payne, and Teresa Kalush; two gallons — Deborah Emerick, Janet Gasnik, Tim Raven, Joyce Gingras, Kenneth Warner, Cathy Griffin, Robert Eggleston, Christian Soper, James Wrede, and Gary Knudsen; three gallons — Annastasia Brittingham, Thomas McGee, Erin Deloney, Larry Priest, Mark Tafelsky, Russell Schopieray, Kimberly Schmitz, Dudley Smith, and Duane Brethauer; four gallons — John Sargent, Robert Steinberg, Gregory Hagan, and Peter Enger; five gallons — Carol Danly, Haley Hathaway, Julie Anderson, and Jill Robinson; six gallons — Andrea Hengesbach, Char Durocher, and Pat Schroth; seven gallons — Mark Hilliard; eight gallons — Clifford Kelto; nine gallons — Martin Klein, Melvin Tahtinen, Renee Stevens, and Dale Sterrett; 10 gallons — Betsy Rees and James Zenner; 11 gallons — Deborah Horn; 12 gallons — Jeanne Rokos; 13 gallons — Charles Ebinger; 14 gallons — Renee Gardner; 15 gallons — Jerome Freels; 16 gallons — Daniel Bush; and 24 gallons — Richard Kowalczyk.
- Dr. Michael Eldredge, MD, FAAP, of Kids Creek Children’s Clinic in Traverse City, will be the 2013 March of Dimes honoree. Eldredge has been working with Kids Creek Children’s Clinic since 1979 and is a medical staff member at Munson Medical Center. He previously served as chief of pediatrics.
- The Board of Directors of the Women’s Resource Center-Traverse City has named longtime volunteer Juliette Schultz as the organization’s interim executive director.