Officer Molly Bowden Memorial Blood Drive To Be Held Friday, January 6, 2012

The Officer Molly Bowden Memorial Blood Drive will be held on Friday, January 6, 2012 from 11am until 7pm at Grace Bible Church, 601 Blue Ridge Road in Columbia.

The Officer Molly Bowden Memorial Blood Drive will be hosted by the Boone County Fire Protection District, Boone County Sheriff’s Department, Columbia Fire Department, Columbia Police Department, Public Safety Joint Communications 911, the University of Missouri Police Department and the American Red Cross.

Memorial t-shirts and sweatshirts are also available for purchase. All proceeds from shirt sales will benefit the Molly S. Thomas Bowden Memorial Scholarship at Columbia College. The scholarship was developed to provide full tuition to a female student majoring in criminal justice administration or forensic science with a 3.0 or higher GPA. To order a memorial t-shirt or sweatshirt, please contact Debbie Sorrell by Thursday, December 29, 2011, at (573) 874-7569 or Please click here to access a printable order form.

To schedule an appointment for a blood donation, please visit and enter sponsor code MollyBowden.


Press Contacts:

Lt. Debbie Sorrell -
Assistant Fire Marshal
Columbia Fire Department
Phone: (573) 874-7569