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Johnson City Red Cross Blood, Platelet and Plasma Donation Center
Each year, while memories and tributes from the observances of Memorial Day, Independence Day and Veterans’ Day rightfully focus the spotlight on the contributions and sacrifices of military members, the American Red Cross Service to the Armed Forces Program (SAF) maintains an ongoing, vital presence in providing support to active and retired military and their families. Perhaps nothing symbolizes this more than the dedicated volunteers who form the backbone of the SAF program, and those who make service to others their life mission – like Mike Hoplight.
The Niagara Falls native’s commitment to others goes back to age 14, when he volunteered at the Niagara Falls Boys and Girls club, showing cartoons to younger children. Now, at age 75, he hasn’t let up a bit.
“My motto since I was 14 years old is that I am here to serve, not to be served.”
Summer plans include water fun, camping, grilling? Then these tips are for you.
Memorial Day is the unofficial start to the summer season and a time when many of us make plans to make the most of the longer days and warmer weather. Whether your plans include fun in the water, camping or grilling your favorites, the American Red Cross of Western New York has some resources you can use to help you have a safe summer. And don’t forget your furry friends — there are even some safety tips to follow to help protect your pets as the weather warms up!