Central PA Heartland ARC Notes

LOCAL NEWS 

Red Cross Volunteers Respond to Fire in Hyde

Red Cross volunteers are working with a family that suffered a house fire on Monday, September 19 in Hyde.  The American Red Cross will continue to work with the family through the recovery process. 

Volunteers needed: Here is a list of upcoming events and activities in which we will need volunteers.  Please call the chapter and let us know where you can help.  As always, we can schedule your volunteer experience to fit your schedule and interests. 

Bavarian Fall Fest, St. Marys

Friday, September 23, 11:00 am – 9:00 pm

Saturday, September 24, 9:00 am – 9:00 pm

Sunday, September 25, 9:00 am – 3:00 pm 

Clearfield Revitalization Corporation-1st Annual Fall Festival

Saturday, October 8, 10:00 am – 5:00 pm

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Disaster Services:

Red Cross volunteers have responded to 12 incidents and expended $5,222.29 in disaster services from July 1 through September 19.

 

Volunteers from across the four counties continue to provide disaster services to those in need.  In July, volunteers responded to three local disasters and provided food, shelter, and clothing to those in need. 

Monthly disaster team meetings allow for volunteers to gather to discuss recent disaster responses, learn new disaster operation techniques or practice on current ones, find out about other Red Cross volunteer opportunities and network with other volunteers.  If you are interested in becoming a Red Cross disaster volunteer, you are invited to attend a Disaster team meeting in your area or contact the chapter office for more information.  All meetings start at 6:00 PM.

                Tuesday, September 20                 Glad Tidings Church                                                       Clearfield

 

Tuesday, September 27                 Chapter office                                                                    DuBois

Tuesday, October 11                       Brookville Presbyterian Church                                  Brookville

 

Schedule is subject to change.     

 

Blood Drives

 

Clearfield County Bloodmobile Schedule

Friday, Sept 30                  St. Catherine’s Church                                    DuBois                 1:00 pm – 7:00 pm

                                                440 Front Street                                                Clearfield             Noon – 6:00 pm

Friday, Oct 7                      440 Front Street                                                Clearfield             Noon – 6:00 pm

Monday, Oct 10                 Curwensville United Methodist Church  Curwensville      Noon – 6:00 pm

                                                DuBois American Legion                              DuBois                 Noon – 6:00 pm

Wednesday, Oct 12          Shepherd of the Hills Lutheran Church   Karthaus              1:00 pm – 7:00 pm

Monday, Oct 17                 Lock Haven Univ, Clearfield Campus       Clearfield             10:00 am – 4:00 pm

Friday, Oct 21                    440 Front Street                                                Clearfield             Noon – 6:00 pm

Tuesday, Oct 25                Clearfield Masonic Lodge                              Clearfield             1:00 pm – 7:00 pm

Wednesday, Oct 26         Bigler YMCA                                                       Bigler                    Noon – 6:00 pm

                                                Lowes (by Appointment only)                    DuBois                 9:00 am – 2:00 pm

                                                call 800-733-2767

Thursday, Oct 27              DuBois YMCA                                                    DuBois                 11:00 am – 4:30 pm

                                                Grampian Community Building                 Grampian            12:30 pm – 6:00 pm

Friday, Oct 28                    DuBois Wal-Mart (by appointment only) DuBois               Noon – 5:00 pm

                                                call 800-733-2767

Jefferson County Bloodmobile Schedule

Tuesday, Sept 20              Brockwayville Depot                                       Brockway             Noon – 6:00 pm

Friday, Sept 23                  First Church of God                                          Punxsutawney  12:30 pm – 6:30 pm 

Tuesday, Sept 27              American Legion                                              Reynoldsville     1:00 pm – 7:00 pm 

Tuesday, Oct 11                 Punxsutawney SSCD                                       Punxsutawney  Noon – 6:00 pm 

Thursday, Oct 13              Brockway American Legion                          Brockway             Noon – 6:00 pm               

                                                Brookville EUM Church                                 Brookville            Noon – 6:00 pm

 Friday, Oct 14                    IUP, Punxsutawney, Room 122                   Punxsutawney  1:00 pm – 7:00 pm

Elk and Cameron Counties Bloodmobile Schedule

Wednesday, Oct 12          St. Marys Moose Club                                     St. Marys             10:00 am – 4:00 pm 

Thursday, Oct 13              Emporium VFW                                               Emporium          11:30 am – 5:30 pm 

Friday, Oct 14                    Johnsonburg Senior Center                          Johnsonburg      10:00 am – 3:00 pm

Schedule is subject to change.  

Call 1-800-733-2767 to schedule appointments or visit the

E-donor site at www.redcrossblood.org. Call 1-866-236-3276 to ask questions about donating blood.

Health & Safety Classes

Evening classes run 6:00 pm till 9:30pm and daytime classes run 9:00 am till 3:30 pm unless otherwise noted.

Adult CPR/Infant Child CPR/AED/First Aid         Saturday, Sept. 24            (Day)                     Chapter Training room 

Adult CPR/Infant Child CPR/AED/First Aid         Tuesday, Oct 4                  (Evening)            Chapter Training room

                                                                                                Thursday, Oct 6 

CPR/AED for the Professional Rescuer                    Wednesday, Oct 12          (Day)                     Chapter Training room 

Adult CPR/Infant Child CPR/AED/First Aid         Saturday, Oct 22               (Day)                     Chapter Training room

Schedule is subject to change.

Visit www.redcross.org to see a complete schedule of classes, pricing and to register for classes or call 1-800-REDCROSS.  Pre-registration for community classes is required.  Minimum registration requirements for classes will be followed.  Options for on-line “Blended” classes are available.

The PA Heartland Chapter is part of the Northwestern PA Region of the American Red Cross.  With the Greater Erie County Chapter as the lead, the Corry, Warren County, Allegheny Region, ARC of McKean and Potter and the PA Heartland work together to ensure that Red Cross services are available in the most efficient and caring way possible.

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

The American Red Cross shelters, feeds and provides emotional support to victims of disasters; supplies nearly half of the nation’s blood; teaches lifesaving skills; provides international humanitarian aid; and supports military members and their families. The Red Cross is a charitable organization — not a government agency — and depends on volunteers and the generosity of the American public to perform its mission. For more information, please visit www.redcross.org or join our blog at http://blog.redcross.org.

Support the American Red Cross! Checks may be sent to PA Heartland Chapter, 109 N Brady Street, Suite 2, DuBois, PA 15801.

Contact the Chapter office at info@arcpaheartland.org or by calling 371-2750 or 1-800-REDCROSS (733-2767) opt 6.

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