The Vermont & the New Hampshire Upper Valley American Red Cross will host a training session at the Thetford Fire Department as part of its Local Disaster Shelter Initiative. The training will take place from 9:00am - 11:30am. Thetford area residents will receive the training necessary to open a disaster shelter in their community when outside help is unavailable or delayed. Those interested should contact Don Fifield at 802-785-2412 or firstname.lastname@example.org or Larry Kuperfman at the Red Cross at 802-660-9130, ext. 113 or email@example.com.