Service After Service: Spokane Veteran Chet Roshetko

By Gordon Williams  It’s no coincidence that Chet Roshetko will spend this Veterans Day serving as a board member for the American Red Cross Greater Inland and Northwest Chapter, in Spokane. Chet is a military veteran, having served 27 ½ years in the Air Force. The fact that his chapter’s board traditionally has a member … Continue reading Service After Service: Spokane Veteran Chet Roshetko

Iraq war vet boosts South Sound Red Cross efforts

By Mark Walker Austin Gamache continues to strive to be all he can be. After two combat tours in Iraq and 11 years of service to the nation, he’s now serving his community as an American Red Cross volunteer disaster assistance team leader. The Tacoma native enlisted with the South Puget Sound Red Cross chapter … Continue reading Iraq war vet boosts South Sound Red Cross efforts

Building Stronger Bonds with our Military Community

By Gordon Williams A Red Cross Chapter is only as strong as its support from the community it serves. That’s why Red Cross chapters in Bremerton, Everett and Tacoma recently held evening events aimed at building and strengthening bonds with leaders of their communities. “The purpose of the meeting was to raise community awareness of … Continue reading Building Stronger Bonds with our Military Community

Why I Volunteer: Tanya Puente

Humanitarian at Heart:  At the age of 15 I went on my first humanitarian trip to Romania; followed by 5 more throughout high school and just after. I found that I had a true passion for humanitarian aid/disaster relief and wanted to  do more of it. I joined the Red Cross in 2005 when Hurricane Katrina … Continue reading Why I Volunteer: Tanya Puente