CLEVELAND, March 30, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- The American Red Cross, in partnership with Dominion East Ohio (NYSE: D), is holding Preparedness Day on Saturday, April 1, 2017, at select premier malls and other locations throughout the Northeast Ohio region. The goal is to teach participants the importance of being "Red Cross Ready" in the event of a disaster. Red Cross and Dominion volunteers will distribute first aid kits between 10 a.m. and 4 p.m., or until supplies are exhausted.
Trained Red Cross and Dominion volunteers will administer a five-minute pre-test and post-test to determine participants' safety and emergency preparedness knowledge. Participants will receive a free first aid kit, sponsored by Dominion. The kits include such safety supplies as gauze, bandages, hand sanitizer, a cold pack and other information useful in the event of an emergency.
Media Opportunity: Volunteers from the Red Cross and Dominion will be on site from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., or until kit supplies are exhausted, at these locations:
- Ashtabula Wal Mart – 3551 Ridge Road E, Ashtabula, Ohio 44004
- Starwood Great Northern Mall – 4954 Great Northern Blvd., North Olmsted, Ohio 44070
- Eastwood Mall/Niles – 5555 Youngstown-Warren Rd., Niles, Ohio 4446
- Starwood Belden Village/ Canton – 4230 Belden Village St. NW, Canton, Ohio 44718
- New Towne Mall/ New Philadelphia – 400 Mill Ave. SE, Suite C8, New Philadelphia, OH 44663
- Wooster Wal Mart, 3883 Burbank Road, Wooster, OH 44691
- Stow Wal Mart – 3520 Hudson Drive, Stow, OH 44224
- Starwood SouthPark Mall – 500 SouthPark Center, Strongsville, OH 44136
SOURCE Dominion East Ohio
For further information: American Red Cross, 3747 Euclid Ave., Cleveland, Ohio 44115, Contact: Jim McIntyre, Tel: 216-431-3284; Dominion East Ohio, 1201 East 55th Street, Cleveland, Ohio 44103, Contact: Neil Durbin, Phone 216-736-6239