Cooking with Caution: Holiday Safety

Are you excited about the holidays? What part excites you the most? If you are like most people you will say the family, gifts, and fun but we all know that one of our most favorite portions of the holiday season is undoubtedly the food! Everyone is in the kitchen during this time and if…… Continue reading Cooking with Caution: Holiday Safety

Brotherly Love for the Holidays

Continuation of the AmeriCorps Red Cross Christmas gift-giving saga. Gift #4 my brother Bernie   While my sister (the runner) and I are quite opposite, my brother and I were cut from the same cloth. Bernie is a full-blown nostalgic, a boy who loves things that came before. And, like his big sister, a prolific…… Continue reading Brotherly Love for the Holidays

Dunant Yourself: A little bit of Henry Dunant in Cbus

We couldn’t pass up the opportunity to “Dunant” our Senior management. What is a “Dunant” you ask? After witnessing the suffering of the wounded following the Battle of Solferino, Henry Dunant (1828-1910), a Swiss businessman, initiated relief efforts that led to the founding of the International Red Cross and Red Crescent Movement.   Red Cross…… Continue reading Dunant Yourself: A little bit of Henry Dunant in Cbus

There's Always a Reason To Be Thankful

I’m an emotional person, but I can usually hold my emotions at bay on scene.  I hold it together for my team and for the clients, but there have been a few times I’ve almost broken down.  November 13th was one of them.  I was able to assist a strong amazing woman after she lost everything in…… Continue reading There's Always a Reason To Be Thankful

Be Prepared for a Red Cross Holiday

Third installment in the gift-giving saga. #3- Daddy What do you buy for the man who once said  “Never wear shoes you can’t run away in”? The Red Cross store is like the mecca of gifts for my ever-prepared father. I don’t think I can even choose from the plethora of Red Cross Ready materials available…… Continue reading Be Prepared for a Red Cross Holiday