Red Cross reminds all of CPR and AED Awareness Week

June 1-7 is designated as National CPR and AED Awareness Week. The American Red Cross, along with other National Cardiac Arrest Collaborative members, is stressing that every second counts in cardiac arrest and people can save lives by knowing how to perform CPR and use an AED. Sudden cardiac arrest claims the lives of thousands of people in this country every year. If someone goes into sudden...

Red Cross makes it easy to say thanks to military

Holiday Mail for Heroes will be set up at Longwood Gardens Visitors to Longwood Gardens on Monday night will be able to sign cards for the military, courtesy of the American Red Cross. For the seventh year in a row, the American Red Cross is sponsoring holiday mail for the nation’s military, and its regional chapter is making it easy for area residents to participate. On Monday, Dec. 2, from...

New Chadds Ford Gallery exhibit will feature outdoor painters and benefit tornado victims

Part of the proceeds from the Sunset Plein Air Exhibit will be donated to the American Red Cross – Central Oklahoma Relief Fund Painting by Beverly Ford Evans, one of the artists who will be at the Sunset Plein Air exhibit on Friday Chadds Ford – The Chadds Ford Gallery presents its first Plein Air Exhibit on Friday June 21 from 4 p.m. to 8 p.m. The participating artists are well known...

Local Red Cross collects holiday mail for military

 Longwood Gardens’ visitors got chance to enjoy light display, light up troops’ lives  By Kathleen Brady Shea, Managing Editor, The Times Downingtown resident Jennifer Stokker, with her nearly 3-year-old daughter Madelyn, was the delighted winner of a 42-inch TV during a Red Cross raffle at Longwood Gardens. At first, the visitors at Longwood Gardens Thursday night were skeptical: Were...