Red Cross Honors Clara Barton Society Members at Annual Recognition Event

October 16, 2012

COLUMBIA, SC, October 16, 2012 – The American Red Cross, Columbia Region hosted its annual recognition event to honor members of the Clara Barton Society on Thursday, October 4, 2012 at the Governor’s Mansion located at 800 Richland Street in Columbia. Members from all six chapters that make up the Columbia Region were present.

 We are extremely grateful for the ongoing support of our Clara Barton Society members, said Scott R. Salemme, regional chief executive officer, American Red Cross, Columbia Region.  Their financial donations help make our mission a reality each and every day.

Membership in the Clara Barton Society is open to all who invest a minimum of $1,000 to help fulfill the humanitarian mission of the Red Cross down the street, across the country and around the world. For more information on becoming a member, please call 803-540-1225.

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The American Red Cross shelters, feeds and provides emotional support to victims of disasters; supplies nearly half of the nation’s blood; teaches lifesaving skills; provides international humanitarian aid; and supports military members and their families. The Red Cross is a charitable organization – not a government agency – and depends on volunteers and the generosity of the American public to perform its mission. 
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