Red Cross Island Blood Drive

Red Cross invites the Martha’s Vineyard community to take part in a blood drive from 11:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. on Tuesday, April 22, at the Portuguese-American Club on Vineyard avenue in Oak Bluffs.

Red Cross Will Sponsor Training for Volunteers

Red Cross Will Sponsor Training for Volunteers

In response to a surge of calls from Vineyard residents wanting to help with disaster relief in the aftermath of Hurricane Katrina, the Martha's Vineyard Chapter of the American Red Cross will offer a special training session for volunteers on Saturday.

The all-day training will be held tomorrow from 8:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. at the Oak Bluffs Council on Aging on Wamsutta avenue. Spanish-speaking trained personnel are needed. For more information call 508-696-0092.

Disaster Team Training: Introduction for Volunteers

Trainings for Islanders who want to learn more about becoming a volunteer for Red Cross disaster services — and become a member of the Vineyard’s disaster assistance team — will be offered by the Red Cross on Friday, April 29, from 6 to 9 p,m, and Saturday, April 30, beginning at 8:30 a.m. They will take place at the Oak Bluffs Council on Aging located at 21 Wamsutta avenue. Beverages and snacks will be provided.

Join Red Cross Team

Join Red Cross Team

The Martha’s Vineyard Red Cross of the Cape Cod and Islands is conducting trainings for those who want to learn more about becoming a volunteer for Red Cross disaster services as well as becoming a member of the Vineyard’s disaster assistance team.

The trainings are scheduled for Friday, April 29, from 6 to 9 p.m. and Saturday, April 30, starting at 8:30 a.m. at the Oak Bluffs Council on Aging at 21 Wamsutta avenue. All Red Cross disaster training is free of charge.