Georgetown: Red Cross to hold disaster preparedness presentations

GEORGETOWN COUNTY, SC (WMBF) – The American Red Cross will hold "Be Red Cross Ready" presentations in Georgetown on three different days in December, according to a news statement.

The purpose of the presentation is to give citizens the opportunity to learn how to equip themselves with necessities that can make a difference in the event of an emergency.

The community is invited to attend the hour-long presentations on December 17 at 5:30 p.m. and 6:30 p.m., and on December 18 and 19 at 6:30 p.m. Each presentation session will be held at the Mitney Center located at 1801 Front Street in Georgetown.

Nearly 21 million US adults were affected by disasters in the last decade, nearly 5 times more than in the prior decade. The Palmetto SC region of the American Red Cross has provided disaster relief to more than 4,300 people just this year, including those affected by the Front Street fire in Georgetown.

People in Georgetown can join the rank of the millions of people who are helping to prepare themselves today for tomorrow's emergencies. For more information or to sign up for a presentation contact Dalia Dinkins 803-540-1232 or

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