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Werner Kleeman Blood Drive

Several RH alumni football players recently had the pleasure of

visiting Coach Werner Kleemann. The visit was full of laughs,

stories, and memories. This wonderful time together also included

a more serious topic. Coach Kleemann informed us that he had

been diagnosed with leukemia. In true Kleemann form, he also

shared his guilt in receiving blood transfusions once a week. He

mentioned being worried that he was taking blood that could be

used to help others. As we left, we discussed wanting to do

something for Coach. We were moved by his strength and even

more so by the fact that during this difficult time, Coach was more

concerned about taking more than his share of blood. From this

experience, came the idea of having a blood drive. This would be

a great way to honor Coach Kleemann while giving back to the

community that he has served, loved, and lived in for so many


We proudly announce The First Annual Friends of Werner

Kleemann Blood Drive. Those wishing to donate blood in honor

of Coach Werner Kleemann are invited to report to the Rush-
Henrietta Senior High School on November 30th between 10:30

am. and 7:30 pm. Walk-ins are welcome but appointments are

strongly encouraged. To make your donation appointment call

1-800 REDCROSS or go to the website: redcrossblood.org. Use

Sponsor Code Keyword: ihocoachkleemann. Please be sure

to show up 15 minutes prior to the scheduled appointment time.

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