New Hampshire Woman Honored with Red Cross Lifesaving Award
By Jennifer Costa, Red Cross Regional Communications Director
On September 2, 2022, Rick and Tricia Bilodeau, of Hooksett, New Hampshire, were out for a motorcycle ride when they were struck by another vehicle and severely injured. Rick, who was driving, was pinned between his motorcycle and the truck. While his wife Tricia, who was a passenger, was thrown tens of yards away onto an embankment. Motorist Halie Elliott came upon the accident scene and sprang into action. The Derry woman immediately called 911, reported the incident and requested emergency responders.
From kidney donor to blood donor: Jenney Dionne finds herself giving the gift of life
By Brian Bouley, Aroostook County Community Manager
Most people are good people, they go about their daily lives, hold down a job, raise a family, pay bills, and take care of all the things that life throws at them. By the end of the week, some of us, depending on how old you are, are ready to relax and kick up our feet, but Jenney Dionne is not like most people I know.