Canadian Red Cross Celebrates World Red Cross Day
Ottawa Mayor Jim Watson helped celebrate World Red Cross Day by officially proclaiming May 8 as World Red Cross Day in Ottawa. Also in the photo is David Fraser, chair of the Ottawa Branch Council of the Canadian Red Cross.
The Canadian Red Cross hosted its 2nd Annual Open House on May 8 to celebrate World Red Cross Red Crescent Day! All local programs were showcased, including RespectED: Violence and Abuse Prevention.
“Education is the key to prevention of abuse, bullying, violence and sexual exploitation,” said Paulette Hammell, Coordinator, Health Equipment Loan Program, Canadian Red Cross, Ontario Zone. “For 25 years, in communities across Canada, the Canadian Red Cross has been helping to break the cycle of hurt. RespectED: Violence and Abuse Prevention programs promote healthier relations and safer communities through education and partnerships.”
Ottawa Mayor Jim Watson helped celebrate World Red Cross Day by officially proclaiming May 8 as World Red Cross Day in Ottawa. The keynote speaker at the proclamation ceremony was Nestor Shartun, RespectED Trainer.