Centennial Celebration


We’re celebrating 100 years of Red Cross service in Eastern North Carolina and we’d like to invite you to join us in the festivities! 2017 will be filled with Red Cross events, including a kid-friendly block party, art contest for students, spectacular gala, history exhibits, art gallery, and more! The celebration will culminate in a Centennial Celebration at the NC Museum of History in June. We hope you’ll join us!

March 3: First Friday, City of Raleigh Museum Red Cross exhibit, 6 p.m.

March 10: Centennial Blood Drive, Crabtree Valley Mall in Raleigh, and Northgate Mall in Durham

March 19: Tobacco Road Marathon & Half-Marathon, 7 a.m. - 2 p.m., Cary

March 25: Red Cross Block Party, 10 a.m. - 2 p.m., Triangle Chapter

April 8:

* Red Cross Ball, 6 p.m.-11:30 p.m., North Ridge Country Club, Raleigh

* NC State Capitol Wreath Commemoration of Great War

* World War I Commemoration Day at the NC Museum of History, 11 a.m.-4 p.m.

May 5-21: Raleigh Little Theatre Showing of ‘A Piece of My Heart'

June 24: Centennial Celebration at the NC Museum of History, 6 p.m.-10 p.m. The grand affair will feature war-time reenactors, military music performers, a gallery opening featuring artwork by wounded Marines, keynote address from special guests, and the presenting of the Humanitarian of the Year Award.