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CNP celebrates successful Houston-area blood drives

Blood DrivesIn 2009, CNP employees, family members and friends donated 5,371 units of blood. This is an increase of over 700 blood donations from the previous year. CNP and the Gulf Coast Regional Blood Center recently honored all Houston-area blood drive coordinators and their assistants at an awards luncheon. Debbie Hafer, secretary at Richmond Warehouse, was named Blood Drive Coordinator of the Year and is pictured with David McClanahan, CNP president and CEO, and Brian G. Gannon, Gulf Coast Regional Blood Center president and CEO. Other awards are listed below:

Highest percentage of donations with fewer than 100 employees 1st place: Alvin Warehouse
2nd place: Richmond Warehouse
3rd place: Fort Bend Service Center
4th place: Galveston Service Center
Highest percentage of donations with 101 to 200 employees 1st place: Baytown Service Center
2nd place: H.O. Clarke Service Center
3rd place: Bellaire Service Center
Highest percentage of donations with more than 201 employees 1st place: Major Underground
2nd place: EC/DC
3rd place: CenterPoint Energy Tower
Most improved blood drive Cypress Service Center
First-time donors 1st place: Baytown Service Center
2nd place: CenterPoint Energy Tower
3rd place: Cypress Service Center
Highest overall percentage of blood donations Tie: Baytown Service Center and Alvin Warehouse
Blood drive “hero” of the year Charlie Rice, crew leader, Navigation office