Pekin-area soldiers being honored at blood drive
Two fallen Pekin-area soldiers are being honored at a Red Cross blood drive Saturday in North Pekin.
19-year-old Lance Corporal Jordan Bastean died in 2011 and 23-year-old U.S. Army Sergeant Dean Shaffer died in 2012. The blood drive is a commemoration of their service and sacrifice while helping ensure blood is available for those in need.
The blood drive is at AMVETS Post 169 from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.