Dec. 8 Clearfield-Jefferson Chapter American Red Cross Notes

CLEARFIELD – The 2008 Punxsutawney Phil has arrived, just in time for Christmas! Sales will begin on Monday at 8:30 a.m. at both Red Cross offices. Donation is $6.

Visit the Clearfield-Jefferson Chapter web site at www.clearfieldjeffersonredcross.org for all the local Red Cross news.

Last chance to order your Christmas Pies for the Holidays will be Monday before Noon. 10 inch Pies for only $8.00 each. Delivery date will be Dec. 17. Apple, blackberry, peach, cherry, pecan, caramel apple walnut, and pumpkin roll. For individual orders, call 765-5516 to order and pick up at the office

How do we prepare for the unthinkable? How do we put people where they need to be so they can do the most good? How do we work within a humanitarian network that touches lives in every part of the world? You!

By supporting the American Red Cross you provide the vital funds necessary to support all of our core services—from the disasters that impact thousands to the blood needed by a single child. When you help the Clearfield-Jefferson Chapter American Red Cross, you help our community.

The American Red Cross is where people mobilize to help their neighbors—down the street, across the country and around the world—in emergencies. The American Red Cross, a humanitarian organization led by volunteers, guided by its Congressional Charter and the Fundamental Principles of the International Red Cross Movement, provides relief to victims of disasters and helps people prevent, prepare for, and respond to emergencies. You can help ensure that the Red Cross will continue to provide these essential services and have the resources, talent and ability to continue to deliver them by making a donation to support all of its core services today.

As you consider your year-end charitable giving, please consider a generous gift to the Clearfield-Jefferson Chapter American Red Cross. We need your help to help others in need.

We send our warm wishes to you this holiday season. Wishing you every joy that comes with the holiday season and……….. Happiness. Peace. Love. Serenity.

Would you like to help your community in a time of Disaster? If we had a large disaster in our area like Hurricane Katrina or the California Wildfires, people should be trained in advance. Here is a chance for you to get ready! The Clearfield-Jefferson Chapter of the American Red Cross is holding the following Disaster Training Courses:

Fulfilling Our Mission: Turning Care and Compassion Into Community Action Dec. 11, 10 a.m. in Clearfield
Shelter Operations Jan. 12,  9 a.m. in Clearfield

For more information on these classes, or to register, please call 814-765-5516 Monday through Friday from 8:30 a.m. – 4:30 p.m. Or you can e-mail us at esd@clearfieldjeffersonredcross.org

Classes in are held at the Clearfield Office at 1100 S. Second Street.

Clearfield Area United Way is holding a February Basket Raffle to benefit the Clearfield-Jefferson Red Cross and Clearfield United Way. One winner will be drawn every day in the month of February and a Bonus Basket will be drawn on Feb. 29. Tickets are $25 and will be available at the Clearfield and Brookville Red Cross offices 765-5516 or 849-2712 and Clearfield United Way office 765-6521.

For your early Holiday Shopping we have some $5 specials that will help you fill your family’s stockings. Compact First aid kits, Face shield key chains, Red Cross cookbooks, Pizza Hut coupons offering buy-one-get-one-free and discounts.

Health & Safety Classes:

Adult CPR – Clearfield – Dec. 19
Brookville – Jan. 9
Punxsutawney – Jan. 7
Infant Child CPR – Clearfield – Jan. 3
First Aid – Clearfield – Dec. 20
Brookville – Jan. 10
Punxsutawney – Jan. 8

All of the above classes begin at 6:00 p.m. Call 765-5516 to register in Clearfield or 849-2712 to register in Brookville & Punxsutawney.

Clearfield Bloodmobile Schedule

Dec 8 National Guard Armory 9 a.m. – 2 p.m. 
Dec. 10 Curwensville Civic Center 12 p.m. – 6 p.m. 
Dec. 12 Lake Street United Methodist Church 12 p.m. – 6 p.m. 
Dec. 12 Karthaus Fire Hall 1 p.m. – 7 p.m. 
Dec. 14 Clearfield Area High School 8:45 a.m. – 2 p.m.
Dec. 18 Clearfield YMCA & Bank & Trust 12 p.m. – 6 p.m. 
Dec. 20 Penn DOT 9 a.m. – 3 p.m. 
Dec. 21 438 Front Place 12 p.m. – 6 p.m. 
Dec 24 Fixed Site 9 a.m. – 1 p.m. 
Dec 28 Clearfield Hospital 10 a.m. – 4 p.m. 

Jefferson Bloodmobile Schedule

Dec. 12 Brockway Fire Hall Noon -6 p.m.
Dec. 13 Evangelical United Methodist Church-Brookville Noon -6 p.m.
Dec.18 Saints Cosmos & Damian -Punxsutawney Noon-6 p.m.

The American Red Cross is a non-profit organization funded in part by United Way and by your generous donations Please support your Clearfield-Jefferson American Red Cross this Holiday Season. Checks may be sent to Clearfield-Jefferson Chapter, 1100 S. Second St. Suite 2, Clearfield, Pa 16830, or Clearfield-Jefferson Chapter, 275 Main St., Brookville, Pa 15825.

VISA and MasterCard are accepted.

Red Cross is a United Way and United Fund Participating Agency and an RSVP Station.

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