Monthly Archives: August 2015

10 Years After Hurricane Katrina

Saturday, Aug. 29, 2015, will mark the 10th anniversary of Hurricane Katrina. The storm destroyed much of the Gulf Coast including Alabama, Louisiana and Mississippi. In remembrance of those who lost lives and recognition of the resiliency of those who … Continue reading

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Back to School Safety Tips

Red Cross Volunteer, Elaine C, has some tips for students starting or returning to school this August!  Here they are: Summer vacation is ending.  Soon the schools will be full and the malls will be empty.  Students may not have retained … Continue reading

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Give Blood in September & Get a Free Haircut from Sport Clips

The American Red Cross and Sport Clips Haircuts are teaming up to offer a free haircut coupon to those who come out to donate blood or platelets during September. “We are pleased to partner with Sport Clips Haircuts in September … Continue reading

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Learn How to Save a Life with Red Cross Training

No one knows when disasters strike.  Mar Kia, a Red Cross volunteer, shares of story of what happened when a coworker was in need of help:   When tragedy strikes there is always a hero, always someone who snaps into … Continue reading

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Red Cross Set Up Shelters in City of Henderson

Late last week, a round of thunderstorms swept through the Henderson area.  On Thursday evening (August 13), these storms knocked over power lines which left many residents without power.  The Red Cross and City of Henderson were notified that these … Continue reading

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Nearly 600 Children Taught Aquatics Skills Over the Summer

The Red Cross and the City of Las Vegas are pleased to announce that 594 children were taught water-competency skills at three City of Las Vegas pools over the Summer. “We are elated at the amount of children we were … Continue reading

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Red Cross Has Tips to Prepare for Wildfires

Wildfire season is a scary season.  Over the news we all hear about fires that seem to be sparking up out of nowhere and engulfing large acres of land.  The Red Cross wants to give residents some friendly tips and … Continue reading

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