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Knoxville Firefighters Association Local 65 presents $5,000 check to the American Red Cross

Knoxville
"Every time we answer a call, Red Cross volunteers are not far behind."

KNOXVILLE, TN – October 17, 2012 – The Knoxville Firefighters Association, Local 65 presented a $5,000 check to the American Red Cross on Wednesday, October 17 at the East Tennessee Region office in Knoxville. “Firefighters see how devastating these disasters are to local families,” said Kevin Faddis, President, Knoxville Firefighters Association, Local 65 and Captain with City of Knoxville Fire Department. “Every time we answer a call, Red Cross volunteers are not far behind to support those families who have lost so much. The Local Executive Board decided it was time to add our Red Cross to the list of organizations we support.” Pictured from left: Louie Keeling, Red Cross Emergency Services volunteer; Boyd Romines, CEO, American Red Cross East Tennessee Region; “Reddy” the Red Cross mascot, aka, Andrew Stephenson, Red Cross Emergency Services Specialist; Kevin Faddis, President, Knoxville Firefighters Association, Local 65 and Captain with City of Knoxville Fire Department; Marilee Brockman, Red Cross Nursing Assistant Training (NAT) Coordinator and Kris Greene, Logistics Specialist for Red Cross Prevention Health and Safety Services (PHSS)