Ribbon cutting, open house set for Red Cross Hendersonville location

Press release from American Red Cross:

(ASHEVILLE, N.C. – Aug. 10, 2018) – The American Red Cross serving Western North Carolina invites the community to an open house and ribbon cutting on Tuesday, Aug. 14 at the new office location in Hendersonville.

This office location is home base for Hendersonville area local disaster responses and provides certification courses and regular blood drives. The office is staffed Monday through Friday, 9 a.m. – Noon. Office phone number is 828-595-4837.

The ribbon cutting will take place at 1:30. Light refreshments will be provided. Guests will also have an opportunity to participate in free Hands-Only CPR instruction and learn about volunteer opportunities and services provided.

WHAT: Ribbon cutting and open house

WHERE: American Red Cross Hendersonville office; 211 1st Ave. E, Hendersonville, N.C. 28792 (lower floor of Henderson County King Street office building)

WHEN: Tuesday, Aug. 14; 1:30 Henderson County Chamber Ribbon Cutting; 1:30 – 3:30 p.m. Open House

About the American Red Cross:

The American Red Cross shelters, feeds and provides emotional support to victims of disasters; supplies about 40 percent of the nation’s blood; teaches skills that save lives; provides international humanitarian aid; and supports military members and their families. The Red Cross is a not-for-profit organization that depends on volunteers and the generosity of the American public to perform its mission. For additional information, visit redcross.org.

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