Tag: Red Cross

Hundreds in Kokomo need relief aid; Red Cross opens two shelters

Hundreds in Kokomo need relief aid; Red Cross opens two shelters

| August 30, 2016

INDIANAPOLIS—The American Red Cross is responding to damage caused by storms which marched across multiple counties Aug. 24 including; Howard, Montgomery, Allen, Wabash and Miami. The Red Cross has shelters open in Kokomo and New Ross: • Kokomo Event & Conference Center, 1500 N Reed Road, Kokomo, Indiana, and • Walnut Elementary School, 3548 S […]

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Battle of the Badges kicks off in Fort Wayne

Battle of the Badges kicks off in Fort Wayne

| December 14, 2015

Annual competition among first responders to help boost winter blood supply FORT WAYNE—The 21st annual Battle of the Badges competition returns to Fort Wayne this December and the community is invited to help save lives in honor of local police, fire and EMS personnel. Battle of the Badges is the longest-running local blood donation competition in […]

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Raw sewage forces residents out of Baldwin Creek apartments

Raw sewage forces residents out of Baldwin Creek apartments

| June 23, 2015

By Eunice Tabron-Booker Pure chaos can only describe the scene at Baldwin Creek Apartments over the past couple of weeks. As management scurry to resolve long standing issues, residents grow anxious and want answers. On June 11, many residents were informed they had only a few hours to grab what they could and vacate the […]

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American Red Cross partners with Hysterium, Haunted Hotel to scare up blood donations

American Red Cross partners with Hysterium, Haunted Hotel to scare up blood donations

| September 24, 2014

FORT WAYNE and HUNTINGTON—A Halloween Blood Drive is scheduled to take place Monday, Sept. 29 through Saturday, Oct. 4 at American Red Cross Fort Wayne Donor Center, 1212 E. California Road and the Lutheran Donor Center. All presenting blood donors will receive a voucher for one general admission to either Hysterium (in Fort Wayne) or […]

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Being a leader: Going beyond what is required

Being a leader: Going beyond what is required

| May 26, 2014

Editor’s note: On May 21, 14-year-old Lauryn E’Leesia Jones was award the 2014 Youth Humanitarian Award by the American Red Cross of Northeast Indiana. Prior to her selection, Ms. Jones was asked to submit an essay on leadership to the Red Cross. Frost Illustrated recently was granted the privilege of publishing that insightful essay on […]

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14-year-old Lauryn Jones earns Red Cross humanitarian award along with Chuck Surack of Sweetwater

14-year-old Lauryn Jones earns Red Cross humanitarian award along with Chuck Surack of Sweetwater

| May 26, 2014

FORT WAYNE—Scores of caring people gathered to  honor two of the city’s most giving people. On May 21, the American Red Cross of Northeast Indiana named Sweetwater Sound founder and President Chuck Surack as Humanitarian of the Year during a ceremony at the University of St. Francis Performing Arts Center in downtown Fort Wayne. During […]

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