National Lifesaving Award for Walla Walla teen

By Emily Thornton, Red Cross Volunteer (left to right) Jacob Pribilsky, athletic trainer Kelsey Brennan, and Colby Turner. (photo courtesy Colby) By Emily Thornton He said he just walked over to talk to a friend who had just finished his 400-meter race, one Saturday afternoon at Walla Walla High School. Little did 18-year-old senior Colby Turner … Continue reading National Lifesaving Award for Walla Walla teen

Hero and a Scholar: CPR Skills Used to Save Life at College

On a breezy Tuesday morning in October, a hero walked through the door of the Red Cross office in Seattle. Rameen Sahoo, from Bellevue, was onsite to accept the Certificate of Merit. Trained in American Red Cross Lifeguarding and First Aid/CPR/AED, Rameen helped save the life of a gentleman who lost consciousness on the University … Continue reading Hero and a Scholar: CPR Skills Used to Save Life at College