Tuesday, June 1, 2021

In Case You Missed It

Don and Ida Hahn receiving Congeniality Award at West Point Volunteer Recognition Event.

Over the last seven days, the Greater New York Red Cross provided emergency assistance to 77 adults and 16 children following 35 local disasters. Here are some highlights from last week and a preview of upcoming activities. (See below)

Last Week in Review
Upcoming Events and Activities
  • June 7, 14: PARENTS IN GREENWICH AND WESTCHESTER: Registration is open for Safety Town! Join us virtually for a comprehensive one-week safety education program offered every summer by the American Red Cross Metro NY North Chapter. Under guidance of classroom teachers and with the help of representatives from the police, fire, EMS departments and other community helpers, children learn safety tips in a virtual classroom setting and are fitted with their own bike safety helmet that they keep. Sessions available the week of June 7th and June 14th. All sessions will be on Zoom. Registration is OPEN. Scholarships available. Visit http://Safetytown.givesmart.com to register today!
  • June 8: Sign up for our virtual event--Prepare, Respond, Recover: What to do When Disaster Strikes and Hands Only CPR--a free training, co-hosted by Senator Alexis Weik, on what you and your community can do when an emergency occurs.
  • June 10: Virtually learning Hands-Only CPR can help gain precious time for a person experiencing a cardiac event and knowing First Aid, CPR and how to use an AED will enable you to provide life-saving care in a range of emergencies. Co-hosted by Assembly Member Nathalia Fernandez.

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