Members of the Pekin Area Chamber of Commerce recently welcomed a new chamber member: American Red Cross. Steve Tuttle, Donor Recruitment Representative, accepted their membership plaque from Mack Cakora, Tazewell Machine Works; Jay Hall, Excalibur Seasoning Company; Gregg Ratliff, Herget Bank; and, Christie Perry, Pekin Hospital. The American Red Cross is the nation's largest blood supplier. They specialize in blood products, collection, testing, and distribution. They are located at 405 W. John H Gwynn Jr. Drive in Peoria. They can be reached at (309) 253-5859 or www.redcross.org.