ELLSWORTH – Go from Zero training to being a Hero for people in need!
This free training puts you on a fast track to become qualified to respond to disasters as an American Red Cross volunteer.
The training has two parts: the first on Friday, Sept. 27, from 5-9 p.m. and the second on Saturday, Sept. 28, from 9 a.m.- 6 p.m. It takes place at Christian Ridge Church, 53 Christian Ridge Road, Ellsworth.
After completing this training, you'll be on your way to being mentored in the field for local disaster responses and will have completed some requirements for deploying to major disasters.
The American Red Cross in Maine responds to some 300 home fires and other local disasters in the state annually. Maine Red Crossers respond dozens of times each year to large-scale disasters such as hurricanes, floods, wildfires and severe winter storms.
For more information about the Sept. 28-29 training or to register for it, contact Randy Eldridge at firstname.lastname@example.org or at (207) 745-8189.
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 us at MaineRedCross.org or on Twitter at @ARC_Maine and on Facebook @MaineRedCross or Instagram @maineredcross.