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Red Cross Recognizes Everyday Heroes During Red Cross Month

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Topeka, Kan. — March is Red Cross Month and the American Red Cross would like to recognize the nation’s Everyday Heroes who reach out to help their neighbors when they are in need. “Our heroes are our volunteers, our blood donors, people who take our classes or those who make a financial contribution to help us help others across our ... Read More »

Proclamation signed by area Mayors

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PROCLAMATION WHEREAS, service to others is a hallmark of the American character, and central to how we meet our challenges; and WHEREAS, the nation’s mayors are increasingly turning to volunteerism as a cost-effective strategy to meet city needs; and, WHEREAS, Senior Corp volunteers address the most pressing challenges facing our cities and nation, from educating students to preserving the environment; ... Read More »

Volunteers 55+ Are Meeting Critical Needs; Represent Powerful Resource for Communities

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Senior Corps Week – May 7-11 – honors Senior Corps volunteers for “Making A Difference for Generations” and encourages more communities to harness the talent and skill of Americans 55+     The Corporation for National and Community Service is joining with organizations across the country to honor the powerful impact of Senior Corps volunteers and encourage more Americans 55+ ... Read More »

Emergency Alert Test Scheduled For Today at 1 PM Central

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On November 9, 2011, at approximately 1:00 p.m. Central time, the federal government will conduct the first-ever end-to-end national test of the Emergency Alert System, or EAS. Though an emergency warning system has been in place in the U.S., in one form or another, since the 1950s, and is tested in each state on a weekly and monthly basis, there ... Read More »

Kansans Need to Remain Vigilant

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Anyone who was around the morning of September 11th, 2001 remembers the horror this country experienced that day – the day Al Qaeda terrorists high jacked 4-airliners that eventually were used to destroy the Twin Towers in New York City and a portion of the Pentagon in the nation’s capital. Mitchell County Emergency Preparedness Director Scott Davies says we should commemorate ... Read More »

Red Cross Blood Donations Set For Area Communities

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OMAHA, NE. (April 2010) – Looking for a way to make a difference in your community, but don’t know how? The American Red Cross reminds eligible individuals that in about an hour, you can help save a life by donating blood. “Blood is a perishable product that can only come from generous volunteer blood donors, there simply is no substitute,” ... Read More »