A look back at Red Cross at the Rose Parade

by Roxanne Schorbach, Red Cross volunteer https://youtu.be/l-XF_EeSkDo   My name is Roxanne Schorbach and I’ve been a Red Cross volunteer since 1986. I got involved with Red Cross first aid stations and the world-famous Rose Parade in 2009.   Looking back through the last 9 months of 2020 and all that has changed, the reality of not having a Rose Parade has finally sunk in. The Rose Parade has been an annual event since 1891,...

Red Cross First Aiders Respond to 40+ Incidents at Rose Parade

by Roxanne Schorbach, Public Information Officer, Red Cross First Aid Stations As the sun came up over Colorado Blvd. on New Year’s Day 2016, the people who stayed overnight on the curbs and sidewalks of the Tournament of Roses Parade route were beginning to wake up, new arrivals started to pour in, and joggers were out for their first run of the New Year. Around 5:30 a.m., as parade participants started assembling, a woman was struck by a...

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