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The Changing World of CPR

By Valerie Moses My first introduction to CPR (Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation) took place when I was in middle school. As pre-teens hoping to make some extra money, my sister and I had signed up for a babysitting course with the American … Continue reading

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Disaster Preparedness and College

By Valerie Moses Last week, as each crash of thunder resonated outside, I huddled inside my dorm room with no idea of what to do next. I had walked across campus through rain before, but with the weather this severe, … Continue reading

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Get In and Get Ready with Community Disaster Assessment Classes

If you had just moved to Florida, would you know about what kinds of disasters affect residents here? Would you know how to prepare your home and your neighborhood? Would you be ready to help by responding to the needs … Continue reading

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So Fly and So Flip

New Flip Cameras Will Help Connect to and Educate the Public on the Red Cross A new set of Flip cameras, thanks to some generous donors, will help us connect with you and give you more information about the Red … Continue reading

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Give Gifts and Donate to the American Red Cross this year

http://tinyurl.com/ylppkvy (Orlando) Nov. 23, 2009 — It’s tough this year for many families looking at having happy holidays while still trying to make ends meet. The American Red Cross understands this struggle. Every day and night we have people who … Continue reading

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Longtime Chapter Executive to retire from Red Cross

Tom Costello of the Polk County Chapter says “it’s time” to move on to the next chapter of his life. For Tom Costello,  working for the American Red Cross has never been a job. It’s part of his family life … Continue reading

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Are you ready for a disaster or emergency?

The American Red Cross has found out that only 12 percent of Americans are ready for a disaster or an emergency. Not to worry, though.  The Mid-Florida Region has tips to help you out during National Preparedness Month. Recent surveys … Continue reading

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A year in the life of the Mid-Florida Region

The American Red Cross, Mid-Florida Region responded to hundreds of disasters in 2009, helped thousands of people and trained thousands more in life-saving skills. Watch the Mid-Florida Region in action!

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Local TV Stations Join Forces to Help Red Cross Be Ready

Daylong Telethon Coincides with Five Year Anniversary of Hurricane Charley (Orlando) August 10, 2009 – On Thursday, August 13, 2009 Central Floridians can turn on their televisions and help the American Red Cross as it continues to prepare for the … Continue reading

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Red Cross Honors Local Emergency Managers at Annual Preparedness Event

(Orlando) August 10, 2009 – Every day, the chapters of the American Red Cross Mid-Florida Region work together to prepare for future disasters. Alongside volunteers and staff are the Emergency Managers that help ensure the safety of our communities. In … Continue reading

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