American Red Cross to hold Disaster Relief Volunteer training class

EFFINGHAM - The American Red Cross will be holding a Disaster Relief Volunteer training class for interested individuals on October 30.

The training class, titled "Disaster Services: An Overview," will be held in the Effingham Fire Station training room from 6:00 p.m. until 9:30 p.m.  Those who wish to attend do not need any prior training or experience.  The class will be free, but is limited to the first 30 people who register.

"Disaster Services: An Overview" is a required pre-requisite class, and will allow you to attend more "how to" classes in the Red Cross' preparedness training curriculum.  Brad Bryant, a local disaster volunteer and 18 year Red Cross Disaster veteran, will be teaching the class.  Additional information about more free training and volunteer sign-up instructions will be provided during this class.

To register for this class, contact Donna Bryant at (309) 826-3486 or by email at, and ask for the Effingham"Disaster Services: An Overview" class on October 30.
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