Recognizing and awarding local people was the message of a luncheon that honored those who give the gift of life.
The Coffee Memorial Blood Center in Amarillo recognized several area individuals and businesses who helped the blood bank the most in the past year.
As always, the Coffee Memorial Blood Center is always taking donations. They need all types of blood, but are reaching near-critical levels of O-Positive.
To donate, you can go by the blood center at 7500 Wallace Blvd.
Their hours are: