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Be “Red Cross Ready” For Disaster


Free Emergency Preparedness program scheduled for June 28th


BUFFALO, NY, June 14th, 2012 – Disasters can strike quickly, and often without warning. Being prepared for emergencies such as fire, flooding, tornadoes and blizzards can be crucial to surviving the situation and keeping your family through the chaos disaster often causes. The American Red Cross, Serving Erie & Niagara Counties is hosting a free Emergency Preparedness Education Program at Wynwood Assistive Living Center in Kenmore on June 28th to help area residents learn how to better prepare themselves for the unexpected.

Who:             Anyone wishing to learn how to better prepare themselves and their families in case of fire, storms or other disasters

What:            FREE Emergency Preparedness Education Program

When:           Thursday, June 28, 2012

Where:         Wynwood Assistive Living-The Life Enrichment Room
                        2971 Delaware Avenue
                        Kenmore, NY 14217

Why:              Learn about the three actions everyone can take that can help make a difference:

1.      Get a Kit

2.     Make a Plan

3.     Be Informed

In addition, one lucky attendee will win a free emergency preparedness item.

For more information, or to schedule a FREE Emergency Preparedness Education program at your school, business or organization, please contact Denise Herkey-Jarosch at (716) 878-2231 or denise.herkey-jarosch@redcross.org.

About the American Red Cross:

The American Red Cross shelters, feeds and provides emotional support to victims of disasters; supplies more than 40 percent of the nation's blood; teaches skills that save lives; provides international humanitarian aid; and supports military members and their families. The Red Cross is a not-for-profit organization that depends on volunteers and the generosity of the American public to perform its mission. For more information, please visit redcross.org or join our blog at http://blog.redcross.org.


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