Topic: American Red Cross
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.”
More Than 100 Red Cross Volunteers Assist With Relief Efforts
Fayetteville, TN – Over the past week, the Tennessee Volunteer Region of the America Red Cross has mobilized more than 100 volunteers and continues to work to meet immediate emergency needs for those who have been affected by the tornado ravaged areas in Lincoln County.
Fayetteville, TN – In the aftermath of the devastating tornadoes and severe storms that ripped through Lincoln and surrounding counties on Monday, Red Cross has mobilized dozens of volunteers, opened an emergency shelter, and is working to meet immediate emergency needs for those who have been affected.
Fayetteville, TN – The Tennessee Volunteer Region of the American Red Cross has mobilized dozens of volunteers, two emergency response vehicles, and disaster relief supplies to help meet emergency needs for those who have been affected by the tornado ravaged areas in Lincoln, Moore and surrounding counties. «Read the rest of this article»
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Nashville, TN – The American Red Cross is helping people in Arkansas and several other states affected by Sunday’s devastating tornadoes.
More than 200 people spent Sunday night in shelters in Arkansas that were opened or supported by Red Cross workers. The Red Cross is also providing health and mental health services and Red Cross emergency vehicles will be distributing food throughout the affected areas. «Read the rest of this article»
Five Course French Cuisine Dinner to Benefit Local American Red Cross
Clarksville, TN – The Two Rivers Chapter of the American Red Cross will be hosting the 3rd Annual Escoffier Dinner – The Art of French Cuisine, on Saturday, April 12th beginning at 6:00pm at The Looking Glass Restaurant located at 329 Warfield Boulevard Suite H, Clarksville, Tennessee.
Tickets are available for $100.00 per person and all proceeds will support the American Red Cross whether it’s responding to a disaster, teaching skills that can save a life, or assisting our military members and their families. Seating is limited. For more information, please call 931.645.6401. «Read the rest of this article»
Fort Campbell, KY – On March 6th, the 5th Special Forces Group (Airborne) hosted a blood drive in support of the local American Red Cross at Fort Campbell, KY.
More than 80 Soldiers and family members from The Legion and the 160th Special Operations Aviation Regiment (Airborne) selflessly volunteered to help save a life.
According to Carolyn Petty, a Donor Recruitment Representative for the Red Cross in Nashville, TN, there were 60 productive units of blood donated to the Red Cross throughout the day which can help the organization save up to 180 lives in the future.
Dickson, TN – The American Red Cross shelter at the Walnut Street Church of Christ has closed. One resident stayed at the shelter overnight on Wednesday, after they were unable to return home due to an extended power outage after Sunday’s ice storm. «Read the rest of this article»
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