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Ten join local Red Cross Board

Volunteers are the lifeblood of the Red Cross.

The American Red Cross of Central and Mid Coast Maine has added 10 community leaders to its Board of Directors.

A new slate of officers was also approved at the chapter’s annual meeting, held at the Highland Green Community Center earlier this month.

“Volunteers are the lifeblood of the Red Cross, and we’re fortunate to have a very active, hands-on Board,” says April Caron, executive director of the Central and Mid Coast Maine Chapter.  “In addition to helping guide the chapter and representing the Red Cross in our communities, Board members are very willing to roll up their sleeves when tasks arise.”

Chair: Denise White, Pine Tree Society
1st Vice-Chair: Sue Henninges, MFS Investment Management
2nd Vice-Chair: Lucy Ingraham, Community Volunteer
Secretary: Don Kniseley, Thornton Oaks

New Members
Mike Fields, Bath Police Department
Jane Gagne, Sebasco Harbor Resort
Karry Kane, Norway Savings Bank
Peggy Leonard, FHC, Inc.
Barbara Rapoza, SERVPRO Bath/Brunswick
Cathy Showalter, Molnlycke Health Care
Peter Servidio, Saint Dominic Academy
Kristin Sims, Midcoast Health Services
Judy Vardamis, Provider Power/Electricity Maine
L. Roger Walker, Community Volunteer

The Central and Mid Coast Maine Chapter has offices in Lewiston and Topsham.

About the American Red Cross
The American Red Cross shelters, feeds and provides emotional support to victims of disasters, supplies about 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. Learn more at, on Twitter (ARC_Maine), or Facebook (American Red Cross of Maine).