June 24, 2010
Red Cross Hosts Garage Sale
Springfield, MO – The Greater Ozarks Chapter of the American Red Cross will host a garage sale on Friday, June 25. The sale will take place in the warehouse which is being cooled at this time. There are hundreds of household items as well as clothing. All the proceeds from this sale will benefit the Health and Safety Department for the chapter. The chapter trains over 25,000 people a year in life-saving skills. Come and support your local Red Cross Health and Safety Department!!
WHAT: Garage Sale
WHERE: Greater Ozarks Chapter Office
1545 N. West Bypass
South Side of Building
WHEN: Friday, June 25, 2010
7:00 a.m. till 4:30 p.m.
For information on classes taught by your American Red Cross Health and Safety Department, log onto www.redcross-ozarks.org or call 832-9500. 866-206-0256 toll free.
About the American Red Cross:
The American Red Cross shelters, feeds and provides emotional support to victims of disasters; supplies nearly half of the nation’s blood; teaches lifesaving skills; provides international humanitarian aid; and supports military members and their families. The Red Cross is a charitable organization — not a government agency — and depends on volunteers and the generosity of the American public to perform its mission. For more information, please visit www.redcross.org or join our blog at http://blog.redcross.org.
Public Information Officer
Financial Development Assistant
American Red Cross
Greater Ozarks Chapter
1545 N. West Bypass
Springfield, MO. 65803
417-832-9500 EXT. 107
Toll Free: 1-866-206-0256 EXT. 107
Join us for the 17th Annual State Farm/Red Cross Disaster Services Open scheduled for July 24 at Branson Creek Golf Club in Hollister, MO. For more information or to register log onto www.redcross-ozarks.org or contact Joann Moore at 832-9500, ext. 107.
SHOP OURONLINE STOREhttp://www.redcross-ozarks.org/storefor a selection of SAFETYSUPPLIES!
Summer-thetime of year for fun at the pool, lake and beach, but accidents canhappen if you take a vacation from safety! The Red Cross has severaltips to help you stay safe in or around the water. First, everyoneshould learn to swim and swim well! Nobody, including adults shouldever swim alone and children should always be supervised! Second,kids and adults who are not strong swimmers should wearU.S.Coast Guard approvedlife jackets anytime they are around the water. Third, if you have apool, keep basic lifesaving equipment nearby, like a ring buoy,first aid kit, and cell phone. Finally, take a first aid and CPRclass so that you can respond in the event of anemergency!