Friday, August 29, 2014

Red Cross Participates in Welcome Home Event for Veterans and Families

The Jackson Area Chapter and Northwest Tennessee Chapter of the American Red Cross participated in the 8th Annual Welcome Home for Veterans and Families Event on Saturday, August 2nd. The event honored our veterans who served in Operation Enduring Freedom (OEF), Operation Iraqi Freedom (OIF), and Operation New Dawn (OND). Approximately 250 veterans attended the event along with 15 staff members and volunteers from the Red Cross.

Volunteer Sandi Libis and Northwest Chapter Executive, Debra Roberson, (pictured) manned the resource table.

Two of our youth volunteers, Nikki and Braden, pictured with disaster program manager, Chris Kirtley, and Izzy: VA therapy dog extraordinaire!

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