Red Cross Garage Sale


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

                                                            Springfield, MO 

                                                            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 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 or join our blog at




Joann Moore

Public Information Officer

Financial Development Assistant

American Red Cross

Greater Ozarks Chapter

1545 N. West Bypass

Springfield, MO.  65803

417-832-9500  EXT. 107

Fax 417-866-3649

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 or contact Joann Moore at 832-9500, ext. 107.   





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!











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