Tag: American Red Cross

Danny McAuliffeOctober 13, 2018
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Tri-Eagle Sales, a leading beverage wholesaler in North and North-Central Florida, will offer cans of water from 10:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. on Saturday. The beer distributor intends to help community members who’ve been affected by Hurricane Michael. In Gadsden County, where Tri-Eagle is located, the storm killed at least four, and mandatory curfews remain in effect, according […]

Staff ReportsSeptember 5, 2017
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Gov. Rick Scott directed state offices to be closed in all 67 Florida counties this Friday in preparation for Hurricane Irma, his office announced Tuesday night. Scott also asked state employees to volunteer in the state’s emergency shelter mobilization efforts. “Our state workforce is filled with dedicated individuals who go above and beyond every day in service […]

Mitch PerryJune 28, 2016
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As dozens of injured people were being sent to Orlando hospitals in the immediate aftermath of the Pulse nightclub mass shooting, thousands in Central Florida and throughout the state immediately went to give blood to those fighting for their lives. However, some survivors of the shooting were prohibited from donating blood to their friends who were shot because […]

Scott PowersJune 17, 2016
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A family of 16 from Mexico reluctantly came to Orlando’s Camping World Stadium Thursday seeking burial help for their beloved son, slain in Pulse Sunday night. The family members were distraught, not knowing what they needed or how even to ask. They came to Orlando’s established-on-the-fly Orlando Family Assistance Center with just one request and, and before they […]


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