By: Brittany Reasoner, Red Cross Communications Intern International Water Safety Day is today, May 15, and the American Red Cross will participate in a congressional briefing in Washington, D.C., to bring attention to the importance of water safety. According to the World Health Organization, an estimated 388,000 drowning deaths occur annually around the world, making…… Continue reading International Water Safety Day: Prepare for Summer!
With pool season steadily approaching, it’s time to get out your flower printed speedos and get lifeguard certified by the Red Cross. Below is the letter you would have recieved in 1971 after becoming WCOL- Red Cross Lifeguard of the Day: The Franklin County Red Cross congratulates you on being Lifeguard of the day. As…… Continue reading Lifeguard of the Day c.a. 1971
My little brother just joined my family’s noble business, lifeguarding! Everyone in my family is a lifeguard including my mom, my two brothers, and my sister. My girlfriend is even a lifeguard. Needless to say when we get together near water, we are one of the safest families there. I have been working in water…… Continue reading The best job ever!