POSTED: Wednesday, March 21, 2012 - 3:00am
UPDATED: Wednesday, March 21, 2012 - 3:04am
Cutline, La — Ascension Parish President Tommy Martinez proclaimed March as American Red Cross Month in Ascension Parish.
Throughout the past year, the American Red Cross launched hundreds of disaster relief operations in the United States to help people affected by fires, floods, hurricanes and tornadoes, while also supporting disaster relief operations for major international disasters.
Council Chairman Chris Loar read the proclamation aloud during the parish council meeting on March 1. Council Chairman Loar is shown presenting the proclamation to former-Parish Councilman Martin McConnell who is also a member of the board of directors for the Louisiana Capital Area Chapter of the American Red Cross.