With the unofficial start to summer underway, warm weather has people flocking to the pool. but the Muskingum Valley Red Cross says you need to protect your kids when it comes to the water. They need some kind of swimming background.
"Just don't take them and dump them off. Most pools have swim lessons. There are the red cross certified swim lessons, but most pools have swim lesson. Just because you take them to the pool, they have a life guard, but you should really still be...
It's a great opportunity to help save a life, and get something in return. The Red Cross is holding a blood drive Monday at Trinity United Presbyterian Church where they'll be giving out King's Island tickets to those who have preregistered. Although it is a holiday, Keeley Warden of the Red Cross says it's very important that they get a good turnout.
"We do this blood drive every other Monday. Well this Monday coming up just happens to be a holiday so we really want to thank our...
The Muskingum Valley Red Cross is receiving a special present from some young people in the community.
The Community Youth Foundation presented a more than two thousand dollar check to the organization this morning that is to be used for its local disaster relief fund.
"that is the most incredible thing out of this community to see all of the young people really get behind our mission and what we do to help us give back to the community, " says Marlene Henderson of the...
A Crooksville family is homeless after a fire this evening.
It happened at 10871 Township Road 169.
The home suffered major damage.
The Muskingum Valley Red Cross says it will be providing food and clothing to homeowners Frank and Deborah Tucker along with their 16-year-old son. The organization says all three plan to stay with family in the area.
Conditions this time of year are prime for severe weather, and some of those severe storms can be capable of producing tornados. Tornados can develop so quickly and are extremely powerful.
"Tornadoes not only will kill you but create enough utter devastation. Your stuff can be in the next county. Your house can be in your neighbor's yard. It's very traumatic seeing everything you own destroyed in a matter of 30 seconds, much different than a flood and much different than a fire...
The Muskingum Valley Red Cross has sold all 300 of its tickets to the "Power of the Purse" event. It takes place this Saturday night at the Ohio University-Zanesville/Zane State Campus Center.
"Girls just like to have fun. That's all there is to it. It's a great night out. It's truly a lady's night out. It's good food, good companionship, and a chance to get purses. That's every woman's dream of a night out, "...
A fire Monday evening in Shawnee leaves a family homeless.
Crews were dispatched to the scene at 6387 Miner Street shortly before 5:30 p.m. Keith Groves and Nancy Massey lived in the home. The Muskingum Valley Red Cross is providing funding to go shopping for clothes and food. The Red Cross also is providing temporary lodging for the family.