The American Red Cross will hold an informational session for people interesting in learning about volunteer opportunities in the region.

The informational session will begin at 6 p.m. Wednesday, Aug. 19, at the Skowhegan Fire Department, 16 Island Ave., according to a news release from the American Red Cross of Maine.

Those who attend can learn more about the work of the Red Cross and find out how to become involved as a volunteer.

For more information, contact Caroline King at Red Cross, 941-2903, extension 402, or [email protected].

About the American Red Cross

The American Red Cross shelters, feeds and provides emotional support to victims of disasters, supplies about 40 percent of the nation’s blood, teaches skills that save lives; provides international humanitarian aid, and supports military members and their families. The Red Cross is a not-for-profit organization that depends on volunteers and the generosity of the American public to perform its mission. Learn more at, on Twitter (ARC_Maine), or Facebook (American Red Cross of Maine).

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