Red Cross disaster training is Friday, Saturday

By: Staff report

LUMBERTON — The American Red Cross is looking for area residents who want to help their neighbors recover from disasters.

A Disaster Responder Boot Camp has been scheduled for Friday and Saturday at O.P. Owens Agricultural Center, located at 455 Caton Road in Lumberton. The camp’s Friday hours are 6 to 9 p.m. The Saturday hours are 9 to 5 p.m.

Camp participants will receive training on how to operate a shelter, work with client casework and on how to be part of a Disaster Action Team that responds to house fires.

All Red Cross training is free. Everyone is invited to take part in the training.

Contact Pat Smartt at [email protected] or by calling 910-536-7448 for more information.

Staff report