Opening – UN Sustainable Development Summit 2015 – remarks, Trinidad…

first_imgShare this:PrintTwitterFacebookLinkedInLike this:Like Loading… Caribbean joins preparation for adoption of new SDGs            UNITED NATIONS, Sept 25, CMC – Caribbean Community (CARICOM) leaders will on Friday join world leaders and heads of global financial institutions for the launch of a landmark new framework for sustainable development. The policy, which will be launched at the United Nations, aims…September 25, 2015In “Antigua & Barbuda”Close collaboration enhancing Region’s development prospects – PM RowleyTrinidad and Tobago’s Prime Minister Dr. Keith Rowley at the 2016 IMF Caribbean Forum, in Port of Spain, 2-3 November 2016:  There are both differences and similarities among us as a group. Three of the regional economies (Trinidad and Tobago, Guyana and Suriname) are commodity exporters while the others are…November 3, 2016In “Trinidad & Tobago”UN lauds CARICOM’s lead role on climate change, HIV/AIDSThe United Nations (UN) has lauded the lead role the Caribbean Community (CARICOM) is taking in relation to Climate Change, Non Communicable Diseases and HIV and AIDS. The most recent acknowledgement of the Community’s advocacy in those areas, came Friday morning during the brief opening ceremony of the Eighth General…July 24, 2015In “Antigua & Barbuda”Share this on WhatsApplast_img read more

Another UWI faculty

first_img Bruce Golding re-conferred title of Honorary Distinguished… You may be interested in… The UWI’s Dr. David Smith among Scientists who prepared… Winner of CARICOM Triennial Award for Women heads UWI Cave HillFor the first time in almost half-century of its existence, the Cave Hill Campus of the University of the West Indies in Barbados will be headed by a woman. The new principal is Professor Eudine Barriteau, who was appointed last August as principal of the University’s Open Campus but will…February 13, 2015In “Barbados”UWI looks to diversifyThe University of the West Indies (UWI), Cave Hill Campus, is embarking on a multimillion-dollar agricultural project that will transform the agriculture industry.  With the help of the Centre for Food Security and Entrepreneurship, UWI will be utilising 28.5 acres of land on Dukes Plantation to construct a state-of-the-art agro-business…April 30, 2018In “Barbados”Former CARICOM Deputy Secretary-General on Barbados’ 2019 Independence Day Honours ListFormer Deputy Secretary-General of CARICOM, Ambassador Lolita Applewhaite is among the awardees on the Barbados Independence Honours List. The list was released as Barbados celebrates its independence anniversary on Saturday. Ambassador Applewhaite received the Companion of Honour for distinguished national achievement and merit. She was honoured for her outstanding contribution…November 30, 2019In “Barbados”Share this on WhatsApp Barriteau said the new faculty would be established with no additional costs for physical resources or staff. Some of the experts expected to tutor programmes will possibly originate from Cuba since a memorandum of understanding was signed between the parties last February. Read more at: Barbados Nation Share this:PrintTwitterFacebookLinkedInLike this:Like Loading… Oct 30, 2019 Former CARICOM Deputy Secretary-General on Barbados’… center_img Nov 30, 2019 Nov 29, 2019 Mar 10, 2020 Economist: Crisis likely if virus not contained For the first time in almost 50 years, the University of the West Indies (UWI) Cave Hill is set to establish a new faculty. It will be the Faculty of Culture, Creative and Performing Arts. Making the announcement, principal of the campus, pro-vice chancellor Professor Eudine Barriteau revealed it was approved during the campus’ annual council meeting held at the Cave Hill, St Michael institution Friday.last_img read more

Visteon Names Kenneth Woodrow to Board of Directors

first_imgVAN BUREN TOWNSHIP, MI — Kenneth Woodrow has been elected to Visteon’s board of directors. He will serve on the audit, corporate governance and nominating committees. AdvertisementClick Here to Read MoreAdvertisement Woodrow spent 31 years at Target Corp. (formerly Dayton-Hudson Corp.), serving as vice chairman from 1999 until his retirement in 2001. From 1994 to 1999 he was president of Target Stores, Dayton-Hudson’s largest operating division with annual revenues of more than $23 billion. He held many other key roles with the company in logistics, administration, merchandising, operations and planning. Woodrow also serves on the boards of Delta Air Lines Inc., Shock Doctor Inc. and Groves Academy. He is also the chairman of the board of trustees of Hamline University. For more information about Visteon, go to: www.visteon.com. _______________________________________ Click here to view the rest of today’s headlines.,Lubrication Specialties Inc. (LSI), manufacturer of Hot Shot’s Secret brand of performance additives and oils, recently announced the expansion of senior leadership. Steve deMoulpied joins LSI as the company’s chief operating officer (COO). AdvertisementClick Here to Read MoreAdvertisement DeMoulpied comes to LSI from the Private Client Services practice of Ernst & Young where he managed strategy & operations improvement engagements for privately held client businesses. Some of his prior roles include VP of strategic development, director of strategic initiatives, and Lean Six Sigma Master Black Belt at OptumHealth, UnitedHealth Group’s health services business, as well as Lean Six Sigma Black Belt at General Electric, where he applied operations improvement principles to customer service, supply chain and product development. A successful entrepreneur, deMoulpied is also the founder of PrestoFresh, a Cleveland-based e-commerce food/grocery business.  With more than 20 years of experience across multiple industries and functional areas, deMoulpied has particular expertise in organizations with complex technical products. Combined, his prior positions have required a spectrum of skills in corporate strategy, operations improvement, product quality, and revenue cycle management. He has an impressive history of utilizing data driven problem solving (Lean Six Sigma) and project management (PMP and CSM) to achieve strategic goals surrounding customer satisfaction, operational efficiency and improved profit.  DeMoulpied has a Bachelor of Science degree in Engineering Management from the United States Air Force Academy and a Master of Business Administration degree from the University of Dayton in Marketing and International Business. He served six years with the USAF overseeing the development of technology used on fighter aircraft and the E-3 Surveillance aircraft, finishing his career honorably as Captain. LSI President Brett Tennar says, “Steve’s success in developing operational strategies that improves the bottom line, builds teamwork, reduces waste and ensures quality product development and distribution checks many of the boxes of what we were looking for in a COO. This, coupled with his career in the Air Force working with highly technical systems and his in-depth understanding of Lean Six Sigma and Business Process Management sealed our offer. As our tagline states, our products are Powered by Science. This data driven approach is one reason why our company has grown exponentially as we employ the most advanced technology to product development. I am confident that Steve is the right person to drive operational strategy for our diverse and growing brands.” Advertisementlast_img read more

Casey to Join Visteon as Vice President, Treasurer and Chief Tax Officer

first_imgLSI President Brett Tennar says, “Steve’s success in developing operational strategies that improves the bottom line, builds teamwork, reduces waste and ensures quality product development and distribution checks many of the boxes of what we were looking for in a COO. This, coupled with his career in the Air Force working with highly technical systems and his in-depth understanding of Lean Six Sigma and Business Process Management sealed our offer. As our tagline states, our products are Powered by Science. This data driven approach is one reason why our company has grown exponentially as we employ the most advanced technology to product development. I am confident that Steve is the right person to drive operational strategy for our diverse and growing brands.” Advertisement DeMoulpied has a Bachelor of Science degree in Engineering Management from the United States Air Force Academy and a Master of Business Administration degree from the University of Dayton in Marketing and International Business. He served six years with the USAF overseeing the development of technology used on fighter aircraft and the E-3 Surveillance aircraft, finishing his career honorably as Captain. VAN BUREN TOWNSHIP, MI — Visteon Corp. has announced that Brian Casey will join the company as vice president, treasurer and chief tax officer, effective Feb. 1. Casey will be responsible for all activities at Visteon related to treasury, tax and mergers and acquisitions. He will report to Jim Palmer, executive vice president and CFO. AdvertisementClick Here to Read MoreAdvertisement Casey has nearly 30 years experience in tax and treasury, including extensive experience with global automotive suppliers. He is currently vice president and treasurer for ArvinMeritor, which he joined in 2003. From 2000-2003, Casey was assistant treasurer for Lear Corp., another major automotive supplier. From 1983-1999, Casey held senior financial positions with Kellogg Co. and MCI Communications. He began his career with Price Waterhouse in 1977. Casey is a certified public accountant and has a bachelor’s degree in business from the University of Michigan. For more information about Visteon, go to: www.visteon.com . _______________________________________ Click here to view the rest of today’s headlines.,Lubrication Specialties Inc. (LSI), manufacturer of Hot Shot’s Secret brand of performance additives and oils, recently announced the expansion of senior leadership. Steve deMoulpied joins LSI as the company’s chief operating officer (COO). AdvertisementClick Here to Read MoreAdvertisement With more than 20 years of experience across multiple industries and functional areas, deMoulpied has particular expertise in organizations with complex technical products. Combined, his prior positions have required a spectrum of skills in corporate strategy, operations improvement, product quality, and revenue cycle management. He has an impressive history of utilizing data driven problem solving (Lean Six Sigma) and project management (PMP and CSM) to achieve strategic goals surrounding customer satisfaction, operational efficiency and improved profit.  DeMoulpied comes to LSI from the Private Client Services practice of Ernst & Young where he managed strategy & operations improvement engagements for privately held client businesses. Some of his prior roles include VP of strategic development, director of strategic initiatives, and Lean Six Sigma Master Black Belt at OptumHealth, UnitedHealth Group’s health services business, as well as Lean Six Sigma Black Belt at General Electric, where he applied operations improvement principles to customer service, supply chain and product development. A successful entrepreneur, deMoulpied is also the founder of PrestoFresh, a Cleveland-based e-commerce food/grocery business. last_img read more

Pep Boys Appoints Ronald Stoupa Vice President of Marketing

first_imgLSI President Brett Tennar says, “Steve’s success in developing operational strategies that improves the bottom line, builds teamwork, reduces waste and ensures quality product development and distribution checks many of the boxes of what we were looking for in a COO. This, coupled with his career in the Air Force working with highly technical systems and his in-depth understanding of Lean Six Sigma and Business Process Management sealed our offer. As our tagline states, our products are Powered by Science. This data driven approach is one reason why our company has grown exponentially as we employ the most advanced technology to product development. I am confident that Steve is the right person to drive operational strategy for our diverse and growing brands.” Advertisement PHILADELPHIA — Pep Boys has named Ronald Stoupa as its new vice president of marketing. In this role, Stoupa will oversee the company’s marketing, advertising and branding and will report directly to SVP of Merchandising and Marketing, Scott Webb. AdvertisementClick Here to Read MoreAdvertisement Stoupa most recently served as director of brand marketing for Bass Pro Shops, where he was responsible for the creation and direction of the company’s brand marketing department. “We are pleased to bring Ron on board as part of the Pep Boys team,” said Webb. “His strong background in retail consumer marketing and brand building will help us continue to create improved strategies for reaching our customers and leveraging our iconic 88-year-old brand.”,Lubrication Specialties Inc. (LSI), manufacturer of Hot Shot’s Secret brand of performance additives and oils, recently announced the expansion of senior leadership. Steve deMoulpied joins LSI as the company’s chief operating officer (COO). AdvertisementClick Here to Read MoreAdvertisement With more than 20 years of experience across multiple industries and functional areas, deMoulpied has particular expertise in organizations with complex technical products. Combined, his prior positions have required a spectrum of skills in corporate strategy, operations improvement, product quality, and revenue cycle management. He has an impressive history of utilizing data driven problem solving (Lean Six Sigma) and project management (PMP and CSM) to achieve strategic goals surrounding customer satisfaction, operational efficiency and improved profit.  DeMoulpied comes to LSI from the Private Client Services practice of Ernst & Young where he managed strategy & operations improvement engagements for privately held client businesses. Some of his prior roles include VP of strategic development, director of strategic initiatives, and Lean Six Sigma Master Black Belt at OptumHealth, UnitedHealth Group’s health services business, as well as Lean Six Sigma Black Belt at General Electric, where he applied operations improvement principles to customer service, supply chain and product development. A successful entrepreneur, deMoulpied is also the founder of PrestoFresh, a Cleveland-based e-commerce food/grocery business.  DeMoulpied has a Bachelor of Science degree in Engineering Management from the United States Air Force Academy and a Master of Business Administration degree from the University of Dayton in Marketing and International Business. He served six years with the USAF overseeing the development of technology used on fighter aircraft and the E-3 Surveillance aircraft, finishing his career honorably as Captain.last_img read more

Genuine Parts Co. Announces New President U.S. Automotive Parts Group

first_imgATLANTA — Tom Gallagher, chairman, president and CEO of Genuine Parts Co. announced today that Paul Donahue has been named president of the U.S. Automotive Parts Group effective immediately. Donahue was previously responsible for several of the company’s automotive business units, a role he assumed upon election to the position of executive vice president of the company in August 2007.AdvertisementClick Here to Read MoreAdvertisement Donahue, age 52, joined S. P. Richards Co., the company’s office products group, as executive vice president – sales and marketing in 2003. Prior to that, he was president of Sanford North America, a division of Newell Rubbermaid. Gallagher commented, “Paul Donahue’s proven leadership and experience in the office products industry made him a great addition to the S. P. Richards’ management team. He was quickly promoted to president and chief operating officer of S. P. Richards Co., a position he held until his election to executive vice president of Genuine Parts Co. in 2007. Over the past two years, Paul has provided strong leadership to several of our automotive business units, including: Rayloc, our remanufacturing operation; Balkamp, our repackaging group; Auto Todo, our Mexican aftermarket business; and Altrom, our import parts distribution operation. He also led our global sourcing initiative and he has gained valuable automotive aftermarket experience. “As president of the U.S. Automotive Parts Group, Paul will have responsibility for the entire U.S. Automotive network of 58 distribution centers and 1,100 company owned stores, and he will work to further develop and strengthen relationships and growth opportunities with the nearly 4,800 independently owned NAPA AUTO PARTS stores.  We are pleased to have a proven executive like Paul Donahue on the GPC team and at the helm of our U.S. Automotive Parts Group.  He will be leading an extremely capable management team and we can look forward to solid progress from this important segment of the company in the future,” said Gallagher.last_img read more

Fontaine Fifth Wheel Promotes Steve Mann to Vice President of Engineering

first_imgTRUSSVILLE, Ala. – Fontaine Fifth Wheel North America has promoted long-time employee Steve Mann to vice president of engineering. In this role, Mann is responsible for all corporate engineering functions, including research and development, product engineering, manufacturing engineering and industrial engineering. AdvertisementClick Here to Read MoreAdvertisement Mann joined Fontaine in December 1998 as manager of product engineering. He was promoted to manager of research and development in 2004. Mann has led the effort to design innovative products that meet Fontaine customers’ needs for improved safety, quality, performance and cost-effectiveness. He has earned seven patents for the company, including a unique welding method for assembling slide rails, innovative slide rail stop blocks, an integrated beam mount fifth wheel and a composite top plate fifth wheel. “Steve was the driving force behind designing and equipping the state-of-the-art R&D lab we opened at our new headquarters in 2009,” said Henry Bell, president. “Over the past six months, he has also been given responsibility for product engineering, as well as safety and quality systems. I’m proud to recognize his accomplishments with this promotion.” Prior to joining Fontaine, Mann had been an engineer with Anderson Electric, a Hubbell Power Systems Co., and Kent Corp. a steel shelving manufacturer. He earned a bachelor’s degree in mechanical engineering from the University of Alabama at Birmingham. Mann is registered as a professional engineer in the state of Alabama, and is active in the Technology & Maintenance Council (TMC).Advertisement Based in Trussville, Ala., Fontaine Fifth Wheel is the world’s largest fifth wheel manufacturer. It has ISO 14001 registered manufacturing facilities worldwide.last_img read more

Three Torvec Directors Step Down as Part of New Marketing Strategy

first_imgROCHESTER, NY — Richard Kaplan, CEO of Torvec Inc., has announced that the company has accepted the retirements of Daniel Bickel, Herbert Dobbs and Joseph Rizzo as members of the company’s board of directors effective immediately. AdvertisementClick Here to Read MoreAdvertisement The directors’ decision to step down was based upon their desire to help position the company to attract director leadership of a national and international caliber and reputation while maintaining the limited size of the board. The board of directors has the authority to fill the vacancies resulting from the retirements. The company added that in their retirement letters sent to the company’s board of directors, Bickel, Dobbs and Rizzo each expressed their common view that Torvec is positioned well for the future.   Kaplan and the Gleasman family thanked the directors for their long and steadfast service: “All of us at Torvec wish to express our gratitude to Dan, Herb and Joe for their dedication to Torvec and to the development of the company’s technologies. Without their guidance, we would not be where we are today. Their insight and energy will always be welcome at Torvec.” For additional information about Torvec, visit the company’s website.,Lubrication Specialties Inc. (LSI), manufacturer of Hot Shot’s Secret brand of performance additives and oils, recently announced the expansion of senior leadership. Steve deMoulpied joins LSI as the company’s chief operating officer (COO). AdvertisementClick Here to Read MoreAdvertisement DeMoulpied has a Bachelor of Science degree in Engineering Management from the United States Air Force Academy and a Master of Business Administration degree from the University of Dayton in Marketing and International Business. He served six years with the USAF overseeing the development of technology used on fighter aircraft and the E-3 Surveillance aircraft, finishing his career honorably as Captain. DeMoulpied comes to LSI from the Private Client Services practice of Ernst & Young where he managed strategy & operations improvement engagements for privately held client businesses. Some of his prior roles include VP of strategic development, director of strategic initiatives, and Lean Six Sigma Master Black Belt at OptumHealth, UnitedHealth Group’s health services business, as well as Lean Six Sigma Black Belt at General Electric, where he applied operations improvement principles to customer service, supply chain and product development. A successful entrepreneur, deMoulpied is also the founder of PrestoFresh, a Cleveland-based e-commerce food/grocery business.  With more than 20 years of experience across multiple industries and functional areas, deMoulpied has particular expertise in organizations with complex technical products. Combined, his prior positions have required a spectrum of skills in corporate strategy, operations improvement, product quality, and revenue cycle management. He has an impressive history of utilizing data driven problem solving (Lean Six Sigma) and project management (PMP and CSM) to achieve strategic goals surrounding customer satisfaction, operational efficiency and improved profit.  LSI President Brett Tennar says, “Steve’s success in developing operational strategies that improves the bottom line, builds teamwork, reduces waste and ensures quality product development and distribution checks many of the boxes of what we were looking for in a COO. This, coupled with his career in the Air Force working with highly technical systems and his in-depth understanding of Lean Six Sigma and Business Process Management sealed our offer. As our tagline states, our products are Powered by Science. This data driven approach is one reason why our company has grown exponentially as we employ the most advanced technology to product development. I am confident that Steve is the right person to drive operational strategy for our diverse and growing brands.” Advertisementlast_img read more

CIR Ambassador Roundtable In Santa Fe Addresses State Of The State Department At Luncheon Aug. 9

first_imgIn 2001, she was posted to the Dominican Republic, as Counselor for Public Affairs. Her most recent assignments have been in Washington, D.C., as Policy Application and Coordination Officer in the Office of Public Affairs of the Bureau of African Affairs, and as a Career Development Officer in the Bureau of Human Resources. During a three-year hiatus from the Foreign Service, Hawkins served as the Executive Assistant to the President and CEO of Otis Elevator Company, in Farmington, Connecticut. She succeeded David B. Dunn as the US Ambassador to Togo Aug. 22, 2008. She arrived at post Sept. 10, 2008 and presented her credentials to the Togolese President Sept. 12, 2008.Cost of admission is $40 per person or $75 for two (includes lunch). For more information on registering, visit www.sfcir.org or call 505.982.4931, ext. 102. Ambassador Pat Hawkins: Ambassador Hawkins began her career in the United States International Communications Agency in 1980. At USIA headquarters in Washington, D.C., she was the Country Affairs Officer for the eight countries of Francophone West Africa, and Policy Application and Coordination Officer (PACO) in the office of USIA’s Assistant Director. She also served as the Public Affairs Advisor to the U.S. Delegation to the CSCE Conference on the Human Dimension, in Paris in 1989. Her first tour was in Paris, where she served as the Assistant Information Officer and Deputy Press Attaché. She subsequently served as Information Officer in Kinshasa, Zaire, as Public Affairs Officer in Ouagadougou, Burkina Faso, as Cultural Affairs Officer in Bogotá, Colombia, as Counselor for Public Affairs in Abidjan, Cộte d’Ivoire, where she also served briefly as Acting DCM and then for several months as Chargé d’affaires. Huddleston is a consultant with Transnational Strategies Group. She was a Visiting Fellow at the Brookings Institution, a Fellow at the Institute of Politics at Harvard’s Kennedy School of Government, and as a Congressional Fellow worked on the staff of former Sen. Jeff Bingaman (D-NM). Her opinion pieces on Cuba, Mali and Ethiopia have appeared in The New York Times, The Miami Herald, and The Washington Post. Her book “Our Woman in Havana: A U.S. Diplomat’s Chronicle of our Long Struggle with Fidel Castro’s Cuba” was released in 2019. She also co-authored “Learning to Salsa – New Steps in U.S.- Cuban Relations.” Huddleston is now a member of the CIR Board of Directors. SFCIR News: The Santa Fe Council on International Relations is hosting an event at 11:30 a.m., Aug. 9 at the Estancia Primera Clubhouse, 450 Avenida Primera South in Santa Fe.The event includes lunch and a panel discussion to hear Ambassador Vicki Huddleston, Ambassador Mark Asquino and Ambassador Pat Hawkins discuss the current status of the State Department under Secretary of State Mike Pompeo. What comes next with Iran? With North Korea? With Venezuela? What are the effects of “foreign policy by tweet”? Has Secretary Pompeo restored morale at State? What is the status of treaties, trade and other arrangements with historic US allies? Asquino brings this experience  to CIR’s work in setting up IVLP exchanges here. As a former Fulbright American Studies lecturer in Spain (1975-1976) who has an academic Ph.D. in this field, he has first-hand experience with teaching and international educational exchange and he is also fluent in Spanish. He has worked with U.S. companies overseas to gain their Corporate Social Responsibility financial support for non-government initiatives in education, health and environmental protection. Asquino is a member of the CIR Board. Ambassador Vicki Huddleston: Ambassador Huddleston was the Deputy Assistant Secretary of State for Africa and held the same position at the Department of Defense. She led American diplomatic missions in Mali, Madagascar, Cuba, and Ethiopia. She was Director of U.S. policy toward Cuba at the Department of State and later Chief of our Diplomatic Mission in Havana before it became an embassy. In Haiti she was Deputy ambassador and later Chief of Party for a USAID Value Chain project. Ambassador Mark Asquino:  Ambassador Asquino has a 37 year career in the Foreign Service. His overseas postings included assignments in Latin America, Europe, Central Asia and Africa. Before his recent retirement from the Department of State, he was U.S. Ambassador to the Republic of Equatorial Guinea (2012-2015). As a public diplomacy specialist, he directed large, overseas International Visitor Leadership Programs (IVLP). last_img read more

Fire Prevention Week: Red Cross Urges Everyone To Practice Escape Plans, Test Smoke Alarms

first_imgLIFESAVING HOME FIRE CAMPAIGN MARKS FIVE YEARS Home fires take seven lives each day in the U.S., most often in homes without working smoke alarms. That’s why the Red Cross is working with partners to install free smoke alarms in high-risk communities and help families create escape plans through its Home Fire Campaign, which launched five years ago in October 2014. American Red Cross News: About the American Red Cross PRACTICE YOUR PLAN, TEST YOUR SMOKE ALARMS For free home fire safety resources, visit redcross.org/homefires or download the free Red Cross Emergency App (search “American Red Cross” in app stores).Include at least two ways to get out of each room in your home fire escape plan. Select a meeting spot at a safe distance away from your home, such as your neighbor’s home or landmark like a specific tree in your front yard, where everyone can meet.Practice your escape plan until everyone can get out in two minutes or less.Install smoke alarms on every level of your home, placing them inside and outside bedrooms, and sleeping areas.Test smoke alarms monthly, and change the batteries at least once a year, if your model requires it. ALBUQUERQUE — National Fire Prevention Week is Oct. 6 to 12, and the American Red Cross urges everyone to practice their home fire escape plan and test their smoke alarms.center_img Over the past five years, the campaign has saved at least 642 lives across the country by:Installing nearly 2 million free smoke alarms.Reaching more than 1.4 million children through youth preparedness programs.Making more than 793,000 households safer from the threat of home fires. “As cold weather increases the risk of home fires, please prepare your family now during Fire Prevention Week,” Regional Communication Manager Jim Gilloon said. “Install and test smoke alarms on every level of your home and practice your escape plan until everyone can get out in two minutes or less.” 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 more information, please visit redcross.org or cruzrojaamericana.org, or visit us on Twitter at @RedCross.last_img read more