Topic: American Red Cross
Next Volunteer Orientation Class March 3rd
Clarksville, TN – Every single day, the American Red Cross helps people in emergencies.
Whether it’s one displaced family, thousands of disaster victims, or providing care and comfort to an ill or injured service member or veteran or support to a military family member, the vital work is made possible by community volunteers.
Clarksville, TN – The Emergency Operation Center was activated at 5:00pm to monitor weather activity and emergency responses.
Representatives from the Clarksville Police Department, Montgomery County Emergency Management Agency, Coast Guard Auxiliary, American Red Cross, Montgomery County Emergency Medical Services, and the Clarksville Department of Electricity are staffing the Center until further notice. «Read the rest of this article»
Clarksville, TN – Convergys Corporation (NYSE: CVG), a global leader in customer management, is starting the year off right in Clarksville by hosting a job fair, in addition to having a blood and coat drive for members of the community.
Please join us on Wednesday, January 14th from 9:00am– 3:00pm at Convergys, 326 Convergys Way, Clarksville, TN 37042. Interested candidates are welcome to jump start your application anytime, from any smart phone or tablet by visiting our website at www.careers.convergys.com. «Read the rest of this article»
The program facilitates the writing and sending of handwritten holiday cards to deployed service members during the holiday season.
Red Cross Volunteers Leading Effort to Thank Heroes
Clarksville, TN – The American Red Cross of Tennessee is once again launching its annual Holiday Mail for Heroes Campaign.
The initiative, led by volunteers, involves the collection of thousands of cards from across the country. These cards are then distributed to local service members, veterans, and their families.
The campaign is an effort to encourage people to “Give Something That Means Something” this holiday season. «Read the rest of this article»
Volunteers to Focus on Clarksville Neighborhood Identified as Deadliest in State
Clarksville, TN – American Red Cross volunteers from the Two Rivers Chapter are joining thousands of other volunteers across the country this weekend to kick-off a new effort to drastically reduce the number of people killed in house fires. «Read the rest of this article»
Montgomery County, TN – One suspect is in custody today after a meth lab was found in a basement apartment of an Old Ashland City Road residence this morning.
Mollie Hickman, 25, who gave a 2314 Old Ashland City Road address was booked into the Montgomery County Jail and charged with initiation of the process with the intent to manufacture meth. Her bond was set at $10,000.
Clarksville, TN – The Two Rivers Chapter of the American Red Cross is recruiting new volunteers to serve on Disaster Action Teams (DAT) to help serve residents in Benton County, Dickson County, Houston County, Henry County, Humphreys County, Montgomery County, and Stewart County as well as Fort Campbell, KY and Land between the Lakes.
Written by Staff Sgt. Melisa Washington
Smyrna, TN – When a fire destroyed Sgt. David Adams’ home in Johnson City, Tennessee, this past Wednesday, he was grateful to have his National Guard family at the ready for support. The house caught fire while he was conducting annual training in Alcoa, Tennessee with his unit, Detachment 1, G Troop, 1/230th Air Cavalry.
All of Adams’ belongings were destroyed, but luckily his brother, who was staying in the home at the time, was able to evacuate without injuries.
Nashville, Tn – The American Red Cross Nashville Area Chapter is teaming up again with the training experts at Nashville K-9 to offer another Dog First Aid Course for dog owners.
“As a responsible and compassionate pet owner, it is your job to help provide daily care, love and affection, but you must also be prepared to care for your pet in an emergency or in the event of an accident,” said Joe Simpson, State Operations Manager for Preparedness Health & Safety Services. “In the event that your pet becomes ill or is injured, or needs help in a disaster, the Red Cross Dog First Aid Course can provide you with the skills and confidence to respond quickly and effectively.”
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