The Blood Connection sticks to its mission through 60 years: Upstate Business Journal (SC)

In 1962, Dr. E. Arthur “Art” Dreskin launched what became known as the Greenville Blood Assurance Plan, which he served for 40 years. He died in 2006, six years after the organization was renamed The Blood Connection, which, since 1978, had been known as Carolina Blood Center, then Carolina-Georgia Blood Center.