Centennial Flashback: Local Volunteers Alleviate Suffering at International Disasters

Throughout the Red Cross Month of March, the Red Cross Los Angeles Region is Celebrating its 100 Years of Service with a series titled: Centennial Flashback.  This will be a historical snapshots about the Red Cross L.A. Chapter in action during the past 100 years By Barbara Wilks Former L.A. Chapter Historian Over the years, the L.A. chapter and region has sent many hundreds of trained volunteers and paid staff to help fellow Americans...

Centennial Flashback: Super CPR weekends train thousands in 1980s

Throughout the Red Cross Month of March, the Red Cross Los Angeles Region is Celebrating its 100 Years of Service with a series titled: Centennial Flashback.  This will be a historical snapshots about the Red Cross L.A. Chapter in action during the past 100 years. Training in cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR) began at the L.A. Chapter in 1975. Although the life-saving technique had been successfully used for some time by doctors, nurses and...

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