Nine volunteers honored by the Southern Arizona Red Cross - Tucson News Now

Nine volunteers honored by the Southern Arizona Red Cross

Winner of the "Blood Drive Volunteer" award, Courtney C, with Board Member Margaret Hepburn, Executive Director Julia Dailey and Blood Services executive counterpart, Heather Jex (Source: https://www.facebook.com/RedCrossSAZ) Winner of the "Blood Drive Volunteer" award, Courtney C, with Board Member Margaret Hepburn, Executive Director Julia Dailey and Blood Services executive counterpart, Heather Jex (Source: https://www.facebook.com/RedCrossSAZ)
Winner of the "Blood Services Volunteer" award, Susan G, with Board Member Eric V, Executive Director Julia Dailey and Blood Services executive counterpart, Heather Jex. (Source: https://www.facebook.com/RedCrossSAZ) Winner of the "Blood Services Volunteer" award, Susan G, with Board Member Eric V, Executive Director Julia Dailey and Blood Services executive counterpart, Heather Jex. (Source: https://www.facebook.com/RedCrossSAZ)
Winner of the "Mission" award, Genevieve Seci, with Board Member Mark Henschen, Executive Director Julia Dailey and Blood Services executive counterpart, Heather Jex. (Source: https://www.facebook.com/RedCrossSAZ) Winner of the "Mission" award, Genevieve Seci, with Board Member Mark Henschen, Executive Director Julia Dailey and Blood Services executive counterpart, Heather Jex. (Source: https://www.facebook.com/RedCrossSAZ)
Winner of the "Team Award", Craig Brelsford, Joe Catalano, Tom Willard, Kristen Gautier-Downes and Steve Komerska (not pictured), with Board Member Mark Saul, Executive Director Julia Dailey and Blood Services executive counterpart, Heather Jex. (Source: Winner of the "Team Award", Craig Brelsford, Joe Catalano, Tom Willard, Kristen Gautier-Downes and Steve Komerska (not pictured), with Board Member Mark Saul, Executive Director Julia Dailey and Blood Services executive counterpart, Heather Jex. (Source:
Winner of the "Visionary" award, Pat Dillingham, with Board Member Daniele Chilton, Executive Director Julia Dailey and Blood Services executive counterpart, Heather Jex.  (Source: https://www.facebook.com/RedCrossSAZ) Winner of the "Visionary" award, Pat Dillingham, with Board Member Daniele Chilton, Executive Director Julia Dailey and Blood Services executive counterpart, Heather Jex. (Source: https://www.facebook.com/RedCrossSAZ)
TUCSON, AZ (Tucson News Now) -

On April 27, nine volunteers were honored by the Southern Arizona Red Cross for their acts of courage, compassion and leadership during its annual volunteer and recognition awards ceremony. 

"The American Red Cross, through its strong network of volunteers, donors and partners, is always there in times of need. We aspire to turn compassion into action so that all people affected by disaster across the country and around the world receive care, shelter and hope," said David Emerson, CEO for the American Red Cross Arizona-New Mexico-El Paso Region, in a recent release. "There are always trained individuals nearby ready to use their Red Cross skills to save lives."

The following volunteers were honored: 

  • Blood Drive Volunteer:  Courtney Creviston.  Tucson
  • Blood Services Volunteer: Susan Glenn.  Tucson.
  • Mission Award:  Genevieve Sansonetti-Sice.  Tucson.
  • Team Award:  Craig Brelsford, Joe Catalano, Kristen Gautier-Downes, Steve Komerska, Tom Willard, all of Tucson
  • Visionary Award:  Pat Dillingham.  Sierra Vista

For more information about volunteering, please call the Red Cross Southern Arizona Chapter at 520-318-6740 or go to RedCross.org/Arizona

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