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Putnam County
By the Numbers

Through July 31, 2006 in Putnam County, the chapter:

  • Responded to 10 fires and other emergencies
  • Assisted 42 adults and children assisted with food, shelter and/or counseling following a disaster

Notable Activities in 2006:

On Jan 18 at 3:00 pm, in the wake of a power outage combined with a cold snap, a Red Cross shelter was opened at Brewster High School. Thirteen elderly local residents were given a warm place to stay and a hot meal as temperatures dipped into the 20s. The center remained open until 8:30 pm.

On Jan 18 at 4:00 pm, a second Red Cross shelter run by volunteers and staff was opened at the Putnam Valley Senior Center. It remained open for twenty-four hours. During that time, 21 clients (17 adults and 4 children) received hot food and a warm, comfortable place to wait during the power outage. A number remained at the shelter overnight.

In 2005 in Putnam County, the chapter:

  • Responded to 17 to fires and other emergencies
  • Assisted 67 adults and children with food, shelter and/or counseling following a disaster
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Putnam County
Area Office
Putnam CountyArea Office

Contact:
845-358-0833 or send e-mail

Address:
143 North Broadway
Nyack, NY 10960

Driving Directions:
From Palisades Parkway, take Exit 8E (Nyack). Merge onto Route 59 East. At fourth traffic light turn, left on Broadway. The area office is on the right side.

Course Address:
The Lawlor Building
Rte 311 & 164
Patterson, NY 10524


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