Our Red Cross Flickr page is updated! I wanted to share two links for recent events that occurred along with, of course, Flickr links: 1. Chinese New Year – The […]
What’s Happening in New Columbia and Tamarack
Back in November, a house fire in North Portland spurred our chapter to prevent emergencies in the New Columbia and Tamarack neighborhood by delivering disaster preparedness information door-to-door and offering […]
School’s Out For Summer…But What To Do With The Kids?
Last Monday was a great day. That’s because, in my child-free world, it’s the first day that school’s out and my morning commute gets a LOT faster. For you, in […]
Better Than Girl Scout Cookies?
I’ve been doing some research on Girl Scout cookies. It doesn’t seem like a very broad topic, right? After I dug around, I started asking myself all kinds of questions: […]
From Student To Teacher
Amber Marshall Parker saved a 4-year-old girl’s life. How’d she do it? She took a Red Cross babysitting course when she was in middle school and when a child started […]
Building A Pool Of Oregon Babysitters
There’s a lot of talk here in Oregon about schools moving to a four-day week. Whether it’s about cost-cutting or streamlining to make things more consistent, schools are dealing with […]
A mom called to inquire if she could set up a BBS class for her daughter’s birthday. She asked her daughter what kind of party she wanted for her birthday. […]
Student Learns Lesson in Responsibility
Every once in a while, Cross Blog gets a hot tip from our fans. This time it’s a very special note, received by instructor Becky Vogely: Dear Ms. Vogely,I took […]
Summer is coming. Do you need a babysitter?
Maybe you should hire one of these highly trained kids. The Register-Guard in Eugene reports that these kids feel confident as sitters after taking Red Cross babysitter training. Cassidy Robinhold, […]