Staff and Volunteers Honored for Partnership Success

Our 2010 Partnership Award winners exemplify and promote cooperative partnership. Joel Perkins, our Emergency Services Readiness Specialist, is responsible for the preparedness of our chapter to respond to disasters, which is a big job. Volunteers Bob Criswell and Susan Schweitzer make assisting Joel their priority.  Bob, a volunteer with more than 13 years of experience, leads teams of…… Continue reading Staff and Volunteers Honored for Partnership Success

Local Military Family Turns to Red Cross

November 22, 2009 forever changed the lives of Sue Morell and her son Aaron Waller, a Staff Sergeant for the U.S. Army.  As sudden as anyone could imagine, Aaron’s father passed and Sue needed to contact her son quickly.  She instinctively called the Red Cross, as she had used their services before.  During her son’s deployment…… Continue reading Local Military Family Turns to Red Cross

Make Preparedness a Family Project

We’ve teamed up with Clorox to promote preparedness this month. This summer, while kids are out of school, you can take the opportunity to get the family involved with making a kit and a plan. Download this spiffy activity book for the kids: Then, get the family together to prepare and have fun while doing it!…… Continue reading Make Preparedness a Family Project

Red Cross Honors Top Fundraisers

This year TWO volunteers were especially deserving of the 2010 Fundraiser of the Year honors. First up, Betsy Blake. Betsy served as Chair of the 22nd annual American Red Cross Golf Classic. In an incredibly challenging fundraising year, Betsy led the team to a successful result, raising more than $240,000! Her tenacity and “never give up”…… Continue reading Red Cross Honors Top Fundraisers