Area high school students assemble ‘comfort kits’ OKABENA — Southwest Star Concept High School students worked with Nobles County Integration Collaborative (NCIC) employees and volunteers Wednesday to assemble 50 comfort kits in conjunction with Global Youth Service Day, observed on Saturday.
WORTHINGTON — The American Red Cross announced that Jennifer Hyk, executive director of the Southwest Minnesota Chapter, will also serve as executive director of the Prairie Winds Chapter, effective April 1.
LAKEFIELD — A Lakefield mother and daughter have been sent as American Red Cross volunteers to the East Coast to help in the aftermath of Superstorm Sandy. The storm, which devastated large portions of the Northeast almost a month ago, is likely to require the biggest Red Cross response in the U.S. in the past five years.
WORTHINGTON — Jennifer Hyk began her new duties Monday as the executive director of the Southwest Minnesota Chapter of the American Red Cross. In addition to becoming acclimated to a new job, she’s also learning her way around a new community.
U.N. implicates President Assad’s forces in the assault
DAMASCUS, Syria (AP) — Syria’s 16-month bloodbath crossed an important symbolic threshold Sunday as the international Red Cross formally declared the conflict a civil war, a status with implications for potential war crimes prosecutions.
WORTHINGTON — The American Red Cross Office will offer CPR and first aid classes at 6 p.m. Wednesdays at its office at 716 Oxford St., Worthington.
Certification in first aid and infant/child or adult CPR is available along with adult AED.
WORTHINGTON — The Southwest Minnesota Chapter of the American Red Cross will be offering an instructor training for individuals interested in becoming a certified instructor for the American Red Cross.
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