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American Red Cross Announces 3rd Presenting Sponsor at Holiday Craft Show

(Wilkes-Barre, PA, November 5, 2013) – The American Red Cross of Wyoming Valley is pleased to announce a lead sponsorship commitment from Blue Cross of Northeastern Pennsylvania in support of the agency’s 20th Annual Holiday Craft Show, to be held on November 30, 2013 and December 1, 2013 at the Kingston Armory.

Sherry Nealon-Williams, Executive Director of the Wyoming Valley chapter said, “Proceeds from this festive, family event will support disaster relief and blood services in Luzerne County.”

The craft show will take place November 30th from 9:00 am – 4:00 pm, and December 1st from 10:00 am – 4:00 pm at the Kingston Armory. Admission is $5.00 per person. Children under 18 are admitted free. A reduced admission of $3.00 is available on Sunday after 2:00 pm. This juried show will feature over 120 original crafters, in addition to Pennsylvania wineries.

About Blue Cross of Northeastern Pennsylvania:

Headquartered in Wilkes-Barre, Blue Cross of Northeastern Pennsylvania is an independent licensee of the Blue Cross and Blue Shield Association. BCNEPA offers a comprehensive portfolio of health insurance products and administrative services to more than 540,000 individuals in 13 counties in northeastern and north central Pennsylvania. The company’s mission is to provide integrated health care services and products to improve the quality, accessibility and affordability of health care in the populations it serves.

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. For more information, please visit or visit us on Twitter at @RedCross.

You can help people affected by disasters like floods, fires, tornadoes and hurricanes, as well as countless crises at home and around the world, by making a donation to support American Red Cross Disaster Relief. Your gift enables the Red Cross to prepare for and provide shelter, food, emotional support and other assistance in response to disasters. Visit or call 1-800-RED-CROSS, (1-800-733-2767). Contributions may also be sent to the American Red Cross, Wyoming Valley Chapter, 256 N. Sherman Street, Wilkes-Barre, PA 18702. Visit