The Central Texas Chapter of the American Red Cross announced today that all active duty military, Reserve and National Guard members, their families, as well as veterans and their family members residing in its nine county service area are eligible for scholarships to take Red Cross Health and Safety training classes free of charge.
The training scholarships are part of the Service to Armed Forces (SAF) grant received by the Chapter last fall.
“We are pleased to be able to offer these classes free of charge to members of the military, their family members and veterans,” said Elaine Acker, CEO of the American Red Cross of Central Texas. “This is yet another example of our commitment of providing support and services to military families.”
The scholarships are available for two courses, Babysitting Boot Camp and the Standard Red Cross First Aid Course with CPR.
The scholarships will be available through May 31st, with courses offered as follows:
BABYSITTER BOOT CAMP
Saturday, April 24, 2010 from 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.
Sunday, April 25, 2010 from 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.
STANDARD FIRST AID WITH ADULT CPR CLASS
Sunday, April 18, 2010 from 1:00 p.m. to 6:30 p.m.
For more information about the training scholarships and the Red Cross Services to the Armed Forces program, contact Glenn Greenwood, Services to the Armed Forces Program Manager at (512) 929-1229 or via email at firstname.lastname@example.org .
The American Red Cross of Central Texas serves the counties of Bastrop, Burnet, Caldwell, Hays, Lee, Llano, Milam, Travis and Williamson.