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John Lynch Proclaimed September as National Preparedness Month

09/27/12 John Lynch Proclaimed September as National Preparedness Month

Alice O’Rourke, the Vice President of Fundraising for Division 10 of the American Red Cross, joined the American Red Cross NH Staff and Volunteers as Governor John Lynch signed a proclamation recognizing September as National Preparedness Month.

Every September, the American Red Cross asks families nationwide to become aware of being prepared for all types of emergencies and to encourage Americans to take action to prepare for disasters and emergencies in their homes, businesses and schools.

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. This year the American Red Cross of NH celebrates its 95th year of providing services to NH residents throughout our communities. For more information about the American Red Cross or the services in your community, please visit www.nhredcross.org or call the NH office at 1-800-464-6692. Contributions may also be sent to the American Red Cross in New Hampshire at P.O. Box 2528, Concord, NH 03302-2528. Please consider joining us as we empower others to prepare, prevent and respond to emergencies.