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Top Stories -- October 30, 2003: Funds crucial for Red Cross
It could be a challenge to fund that," said Celeste F. Heiser, executive director of the American Red Cross in Schuylkill and Northumberland counties.
About $1,500 is spent per family for emergency medication, shoes, clothes and food, and a five-day stay in a motel until they find a place to stay.
"Without the funding the United Way provides, there would be people without hope in Schuylkill County," she
"He (George Bailey) was an example of helping people in the community," Heiser
The United Way, Heiser
said, provides 13 percent of the American Red Cross
' budget."We wouldn't know where to make up that money," she
"If there was a blood shortage we may not have the ability to provide it," Heiser
With more than 150 community blood drives in the region each year, the ARC collects about 7,000 units of blood, which is used in area hospitals and clinics for surgeries, cancer patients, accident victims, newborns and others who need blood transfusions.
"These are life-saving services that saves lives," she
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Celeste HeiserDirector of Prevention/Education Servicesceleste.email@example.com
Serento Gardens - Staff
Celeste HeiserThe Prevention/Education Division is under the direction of Celeste Heiser.Celeste brings to us extensive experience both from her time as an administrator with the Penns Woods Girl Scout Council and as the director of the Red Cross of Schuylkill County.
leadership, the Prevention/Education division of Serento Gardens touches over 20,000 different lives in and around the Greater Hazleton Area annually.She
staff are present in every grade of every school of the Hazleton Area School District
as well as throughout the community.Director of Prevention/Education Services.
News and Headlines
Appointed to the new CCC last Wednesday were: Carol Bowen, Schuylkill RSVP's project director; William Bowler, a retired citizen; Nancy Clark, director of Schuylkill County Volunteers in Action; David Donlin, executive director of the Schuylkill Chamber of Commerce; Celeste Heiser, executive director of the American Red Cross of Schuylkill and eastern Northumberland Counties; Richard Meiser, Manufacturers Association of Mid-Eastern Pennsylvania; Deborah Reilly, Schuylkill County's Mental Health deputy administrator; Beth Muir, Thomas Muir, and Gerald Pawlowski, CERT (Community Emergency Response Team) members; John B. Hoke, CERT team trainer, Belinda Kroznuskie, Schuylkill County's emergency preparedness specialist; and Arthur D. Kaplan, the County's emergency management coordinator.
Celeste Heiser has been ...
Celeste Heiser has been named prevention director at Serento Gardens.
Columns by former presidential adviser and political commentator Pat Buchanan, television correspondent John Stossel and criminal justice writer Susan Estrich have been added to the Standard Speaker editorial page.