Jan. 4 Clearfield-Jefferson Chapter American Red Cross Notes

CLEARFIELD – The following is a course schedule of our upcoming I-80 Training Institute held annually at the Clearfield Area High School.
The training is scheduled for April 4, 5, & 6. Other classes will be added very soon. Check the website www.I80training.com for details or call the office to obtain detailed information.

April 4, 2008
• Collaborating to Ensure Effective Service Delivery (Day 1) 6-9:30 pm
• Weapons of Mass Destruction 6-9:30 pm
• Client Assistance Card: Caseworkers 6-9:30 pm
• Fulfilling Our Mission 6-9:30 pm
• Fundamentals of Chapter Disaster Operations Management (Day 1) 6-9:30 pm
• Psychological First Aid 6-10 pm
• SODA 6-9:30 pm
April 5, 2008
• Supervision in Disaster (Day 1) 9 am – 5 pm
• Disaster Instructor Specialty Training 9 am – 5 pm
• Mass Care II (Day 1) 9 am – 5 pm
• Shelter Operations/Simulations 9 am – 5 pm
• Fundamentals of Chapter Disaster Operations Management (Day 2) 9 am – 5 pm
• Collaborating to Ensure Effective Service Delivery (Day 2) 9 am – 5 pm
• Client Casework: Providing Emergency Assistance 9 am – 5 pm
• Fundamentals in Disaster Assessment 9 am – 5 pm
• Public Affairs in Disaster: The Local Response 9 am -5 pm
• ERV Training 9 am – 5 pm
• Health Services Readiness Workshop 9 am – 5 pm
April 6, 2008
• EOC: Incident Command Liaison 9 am – 5 pm
• Disaster Instructor Specialty Training 9 am – 5 pm
• Logistics Overview/Simulation 9 am – 5 pm
• Working with Total Diversity 9 am – 5 pm
• Financial & Statistical Information (FSI) 9 am – 5 pm
• NIMS IS-100 & IS-700 9 am – 5 pm
• Defensive Driving 9 am – 5 pm
• Supervision in Disaster (Day 2) 9 am – 5 pm
• Mass Care II (Day 2) 9 am – 5 pm
• Public Affairs in Disaster: The National Response 9 am- 5pm

Other Red Cross disaster training is scheduled at the Clearfield Red Cross office on the following dates.

Shelter OperationsJanuary 12, 2008 @ 9 am
Client Assistance Card: Caseworkers Feb. 7 @ 9am
Mass Casualty Disasters Feb. 9 @ 9am
Fulfilling Our Mission Feb 21 @ 6:30 pm

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

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 February 29. Tickets are $25.00 and available at the Clearfield and Brookville Red Cross offices 765-5516 or 849-2712 and Clearfield United Way office 765-6521.

The 2008 Punxsutawney Phils are available at both Clearfield and Jefferson Red Cross offices, Reed Brothers Tool & Equipment Rental in Clearfield and Dubois, Miller Brothers Furniture in Punxsutawney, and Curwensville True Value for a donation of $6.00.

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 a non-profit organization funded in part by United Way. Please consider a generous gift to the Clearfield-Jefferson Chapter American Red Cross. We need your help to help others in need.

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. You may donate in honor of someone or as a memorial donation. VISA and MasterCard are accepted.

Health & Safety Classes:

Adult CPR – Clearfield – January 16
Brookville – January 9
Punxsutawney – January 7

First Aid – Clearfield – January 17
Brookville – January 10
Punxsutawney – January 8
All of the above classes begin at 6:00 pm. Call 765-5516 to register in Clearfield or 849-2712 to register in Brookville & Punxsutawney.

Clearfield Bloodmobile Schedule
Mon. Jan. 07 St. John Lutheran Church 12:00 – 6:00
Tue. Jan. 8 Net Shape 11:00-4:00
Thu. Jan. 10 Grampian Community 12:00 – 6:00
Mon. Jan. 14 Mountain Laurel Nursing & Rehab. 12:00 -6:00
Wed. Jan. 16 Quehanna Boot Camp 10:00 – 3:30
Fri. Jan. 18 Fixed Site 12:00 – 6:00

Jefferson Bloodmobile Schedule

Tu Tuesday Jan 8 Brockway Presbyterian Church Noon -6 PM
Friday, Jan 11 Assumption of the Blessed Virgin Mary-Sykesville Noon-6PM
Friday, Jan 18 Brookville Church of God Noon -6PM
Friday, Jan 18 First United Methodist Church -Punxsutawney Noon-6PM
Tuesday, Jan 29 St. Mary’s Church-Reynoldsville 1PM-7PM

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

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