Tagged: american red cross

Heroes Celebration Lunch

by Arvest Bank 3/31/2016 12:00 am

Wright, Lindsey, Jennings LLP presented the American Red Cross Arkansas Heroes Celebration Luncheon at the Little Rock Marriott Hotel. Nabholz Construction Services and 10 individuals were recognized for being life-saving heroes.

Red Cross Heroes Luncheon Returns March 4

by Soirée Staff 2/25/2016 7:59 am

Not all heroes wear capes, though these 23 Arkansans certainly deserve to.

How to Prepare Your Family for Tornado Season and Other Natural Disasters

by Darren Irby 4/9/2015 10:01 am

As we enter the turbulent spring weather season in Arkansas, it’s good to think about planning for a worst-case scenario and have a plan of action for your entire family.

February's Science After Dark is All About the Heart

by Jess Ardrey 2/23/2015 8:00 am

The monthly adults-only event at the Museum of Discovery is back this Thursday. P.S. There's wine.

Celebrate Dr. King at These MLK Day Events

by Jess Ardrey 1/19/2015 7:00 am

Whether you prefer a period of reflection or to get your hands dirty, here's how to get involved on this day of observance.

Summer Safety: Staying Smart While Swimming

by Heather Bennett 6/11/2014 8:45 am

Sometimes having fun does take a little work. Spending some time on prevention and preparation can keep the good times rolling throughout the dog days of summer. Here’s a quick reference list of twelve tips for splishin' and splashin' from Baptist Health and the American Red Cross. You can put them to good use and help your family stay on the sunny side of life this summer season.

ExxonMobil Donates $250,000 to Relief Efforts

by Christina Huynh, The Associated Press 5/9/2014 7:40 am

ExxonMobil, the company responsible for a large oil spill that polluted a central Arkansas neighborhood, has donated $250,000 on Thursday to aid recovery efforts in the state from last week's severe storms that included a deadly tornado.

Get Useful Tips With American Red Cross Pet First Aid App

by Lauren James 2/14/2014 8:00 am

Give your pet a useful gift by downloading the new Red Cross Pet First Aid App that puts lifesaving information right in your hands in case of emergencies or times of concern.

9 Winter Traveling Tips From American Red Cross

by Lauren James 2/4/2014 8:00 am

With severe winter weather making its presence felt in a variety of ways for the next few days, the American Red Cross encourages Arkansans to review preparations for interruptions in travel and work.

Sign Holiday Cards for Troops at Iberiabank Locations Across Central Arkansas

by Lauren James 11/7/2013 8:00 am

The staff at Iberiabank invites the public to stop in and sign holiday cards for American troops through American Red Cross' Holiday for Heroes program.

Horror and Hope: 4 Ways To Talk to Your Kids About Tough Times

by Little Rock Family Staff 6/27/2013 8:00 am

Protecting your children comes by instinct, it's second nature to shield them from anything that can cause harm physically or even mentally. And yet, parents learn very early in the nurturing process that you can't protect them from everything. When kids start asking tough questions or try to process the horrors that occur in this world, what's going to be your answer?

Be a Hero for the American Red Cross Today

by Lauren James 4/5/2013 8:00 am

The American Red Cross in Arkansas' Hero Day is today (April 5), giving the public the chance to donate and help local disaster relief. Volunteers will be collecting donations all over central Arkansas.

Photo Albums: Lacrosse in North Little Rock, Babysitting Training at the American Red Cross

by Little Rock Family Staff 4/1/2013 12:00 am

This month, our cameras caught participants and onlookers at this year's Little Rock LacrosseFest at Burns Park. We also met some future babysitters getting their official training at the American Red Cross Headquarters.

7 Things To Do In Central Arkansas This Weekend

by Blair Neel 2/21/2013 8:00 am

From outdoor festivals to riveting stage shows, there are plenty of ways to keep the family entertained in central Arkansas this weekend.

Take Cover During Mock Earthquake Today

by Lauren James 2/6/2013 2:55 pm

Arkansans are encouraged to take cover during a mock earthquake called the Great Central U.S. Shakeout set for today (Feb. 7).

American Red Cross Seeks Nominations for Arkansas Heroes Awards

by Karen Martin 11/7/2012 7:04 am

The American Red Cross of Greater Arkansas is seeking nominations for lifesaving Arkansans to be considered for recognition during the 10th annual Arkansas Heroes celebration.

Earthquake App From American Red Cross Could Be a Lifesaver

by Karen Martin 9/28/2012 6:53 am

Some mobile phone apps are fun. Others are useful. Near the top of the useful list is a free earthquake app from the American Red Cross, which provides local and real-time information on what to do before, during and after earthquakes.

Be Ready for Severe Weather With American Red Cross Hurricane App

by Karen Martin 8/29/2012 6:20 am

Hurricane by American Red Cross is a free app that helps you monitor conditions in your area or throughout a storm track, prepare your family and home, find help and let others know you are safe even if the power is out.

Follow These After-School Safety Tips from American Red Cross in Arkansas

by Karen Martin 8/22/2012 7:16 am

Many children are home alone for a few hours after school until their parents come home from work. The American Red Cross encourages parents and children to talk about these tips to make after-school hours safer and less stressful.

Red Cross Blood Drive Invites You to Rock and Roll Up Your Sleeve

by Karen Martin 7/10/2012 6:44 am

Donate blood or platelets to the American Red Cross through July 31 and receive a rock 'n' roll themed T-shirt and be eligible to win a Gibson guitar.