Veterans’ stories and experiences will be used for the Library of Congress’ Veterans History Project
Brandon, FL Monday, December 07, 2015…The American Red Cross of Central Florida has partnered with the First Presbyterian Church of Brandon to conduct interviews with Veterans as part of the Library of Congress Veterans History Project.
The First Presbyterian Church of Brandon located at 121 Carver Avenue is providing space in their facility for Red Cross volunteers to interview the Veterans. Beginning in January 2016, the volunteers will videotape the pre-scheduled interviews on the second Friday of each month.
The Veterans History Project captures through a video interview, firsthand account of Veterans who served in any branch of the US military in any capacity, from World War I through the present, and are no longer serving are eligible to participate. Civilians who served in support of a US war effort in a professional capacity are also welcome to participate. Once the editing and packaging of the interviews are submitted to the Library of Congress, each participant will receive two DVD copies of their interview.
For more information or to schedule an interview, contact Lou Rodriguez, Regional Services to Armed Forces Director at (813) 868-7625 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
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About the American Red Cross:
The American Red Cross shelters, feeds and provides emotional support to victims of disasters; supplies about 40 percent of the nation’s blood; teaches skills that save lives; provides international humanitarian aid; and supports military members and their families. The Red Cross is a not-for-profit organization that depends on volunteers and the generosity of the American public to perform its mission. For more information, please visit redcross.org or visit us on Twitter at @RedCross.