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Eastern NC Red Cross Prepares for Winter Storm

Eastern NC Red Cross Prepares for Winter Storm

Tips to Stay Safe during Winter Weather EASTERN, NC, Feb. 11, 2014 – As the southeast once again braces for winter storms, the Eastern NC Region of the American Red Cross is preparing to respond if needed.  Five teams of Red Cross shelter volunteers are on standby in the Cape Fear, Coastal Carolina and Onslow County Chapter areas in the event that shelters need to be opened.   Emergency Response Vehicle (ERV) crews are also on standby to drive Red Cross disaster relief vehicles located in Wilmington, New Bern, Goldsboro, Rocky Mount, and Elizabeth City.  These vehicles can be mobilized to transport and distribute food, drinks, and supplies into disaster affected areas when travel becomes safe. With several inches of snow […]

New Hurricane App Brings American Red Cross Safety Information to Smart Phones

New Hurricane App Brings American Red Cross Safety Information to Smart Phones

“I’m Safe” feature lets people alert their loved ones with a push of a button Eastern NC, August 1, 2012 — The American Red Cross today launched its official Hurricane App, putting lifesaving information right in the hands of people who live in or who visit hurricane prone areas. This free app is the second in a series to be created by the American Red Cross, the nation’s leader in emergency preparedness, for use on both iPhone and Android platforms. It gives instant access to local and real time information on what to do before, during and after hurricanes. Building on the Red Cross’ leadership in the social media space, the app also includes a number of features that allow […]

SSA Town Hall Meetings – Spring 2011

SSA Town Hall Meetings – Spring 2011

The Southern Shrimp Alliance is holding 2 town hall meetings in NORTH CAROLINA to report on SSA activity, update membership and review future funding to the domestic shrimp fishermen.  Executive Director John Williams and Director of Field Operations, Richard Vendetti, will be presenting for SSA. Your two North Carolina Board Members, Nancy Edens and P.D. Mason, will be available at these meetings, as well. A Question & Answer period will follow the presentation. The meetings are scheduled for: 1.) 6:30 PM,Thursday, Apri 21, Varnamtown Town Hall at 100 Varnamtown Rd SW, Supply, NC 28462 2.) 6:30 PM, Friday, April 22, 2011 at The Sneads Ferry Community Center, 126 Park Lane, Sneads Ferry, NC  28460 *For those attending the SSA meeting, […]