In September 2017, when Hurricane Irma was barreling toward the Florida peninsula as a Category 5 hurricane, state and local officials ordered the largest mass evacuation in U.S. history. The Red Cross was ready to provide supplies and teams of disaster volunteers to staff evacuation centers/shelters where residents who had no place to go could seek refuge, and to stay if they could not return home after the storm.
Raybo Frank, a dedicated volunteer for the American Red Cross Southern Gulf Chapter, is being honored for his continued efforts benefiting the Fort Myers community through active participation in disaster and emergency preparedness. Read more
JD Hills has proudly been a Red Cross Aquatics Program instructor since 1951 when he joined as a junior lifeguard.