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Here fishy, fishy, fishy – PFDs and machismo!

* Guest blog by Canadian Red Crosser, Melanie Goodchild-Southwind I don’t know about you but I know a lot of macho guys!  I am a biker girl, ride a Harley and I work for the Red Cross.  I love the summer.  I like to ride hard and in between scoots...

Your water safety photos

[slideshow] We asked our Red Cross staff, volunteers and friends to send in photos showing themselves and their families in shots depicting water safety. Check out this great collection of shots! We're still collecting photos - you can send them t...

National Water Safety Week, special note about children

This week is National Water Safety Week and you’re going to be hearing us talk lots about it on this blog.  We’re especially asking moms and dads to take a second to read our messages because studies show that infants and toddlers aged 1-4 years h...

We want your photos!

June 5-12 is Water Safety Week and in addition to blogs about water safety tips and branch programs, we're putting a call out to all of you to send us photos of you, your family/friends, volunteers or other Red Crossers that show various aspects of w...

Making a fashion statement....with lifejackets!

[slideshow]Today is Red Cross National Lifejacket Day. Every year in the news, we hear of drowning deaths that could have been avoided if the person was wearing a life jacket. So what’s the deal? Why don’t people wear life jackets? I’m sure you...

Karma had nothing to do with it.

It's Red Cross National Lifejacket Day and we asked Women's Post Marie “Mings” Nicola (aka @karmacakedotca) to share with us her tales of sea squalls and lifejackets. Check out this guest blog: The time that I felt the most afraid was also the tim...

May long weekend + good weather = more boating!

The results are in! Red Cross National Lifejacket Day is coming on Thursday, just in time for the first long weekend of the summer season.  RedCrossTalk launched a poll on Twitter to find out whether you are putting on your life jacket. We’ll...

Lifejacket safety poll

National Life Jacket Safety Day is coming up on May 20, so we thought we'd do this quick little poll to see how many people are wearing life jackets when they're on the water. Give us a hand! Take two seconds and place your vote here: http://twtpo...

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