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Red Cross offers free training classes

June 21, 2013

The American Red Cross will be hosting a free training for those interested in learning about how they can help the Red Cross respond to disasters. Trained volunteers are needed to help respond in a variety of ways after a disaster has affected a community. The Disaster Services: An Overview course introduces these different activities to interested community members and prospective volunteers. 

“Red Cross volunteers help to transform a life in crisis into a life of hope, and we are always recruiting volunteers who have a desire to make a difference in the lives of people affected by disaster,” said John Jones, Kearney Red Cross Office Manager. “We welcome anyone who is interested in disaster response or learning more about the Red Cross to attend.”

Disaster Services: An Overview will be offered at the following locations:

*Tuesday, July 2nd from 6:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m. at Kearney Red Cross Office, 520 W. 48th St., Kearney
*Tuesday, July 9th from 6:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m. at Lexington Public Library, 907 N. Washington, Lexington
*Tuesday, July 16th from 6:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m. at Arapahoe Christian Church, 902 Locust, Arapahoe
*Tuesday, July 23rd from 6:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m. at the Minden Exchange Bank, 448 N. Minden in the Community Room (please use the entry at the rear of building)

*Tuesday, July 30th from 6:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m. at the Ord Fire Station, 240 S. 16th St., Ord

Pre-registration is requested, to assure adequate course materials confirm attendance. For more information, call (308) 234-2770 or toll-free at 1(877) 721-1055 or to register for the free training.

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