American Red Cross Presents ‘Save-a-Life Saturday’ Events throughout Red Cross Month

Flyer_SALS2013 March is Red Cross Month, and throughout the month, the American Red Cross Capital Region Chapter will offer free Hands-Only CPR training sessions and Automated External Difibulator (AED) demonstrations as part of Save-a-Life Saturdays!

In addition to Hands-Only CPR and AED, these free public events – to be held in several locations within the Capital region – Red Cross volunteers will be on site sharing information about how to plan for disasters, including how to put together a disaster kit, how to make an emergency plan with your family, and special disaster activities for kids. Continue reading American Red Cross Presents ‘Save-a-Life Saturday’ Events throughout Red Cross Month

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Capital Region Chapter Honors Four Local Military Members with Challenge Coins for Exceptional Service

challengecoinA military tradition which began during World War I, “Challenge Coins” have long been a symbol of honor and appreciation for outstanding service. Often exchanged between military personnel to recognize the actions of each other, the American Red Cross Capital Region Chapter is honored to continue this time-honored tradition.

On Thursday, January 31, 2013, at the Army National Guard Training Center in Sacramento, the Red Cross Tiffany Circle and Legacy Society proudly presented Challenge Coin awards to four local military members in recognition for excellence in service. This event marked the Capital Region Chapter’s first Challenge Coin Awards and welcomed over 150 guests from all branches of the military to pay tribute to the honorees. Continue reading Capital Region Chapter Honors Four Local Military Members with Challenge Coins for Exceptional Service