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Red Cross Finishes Work in Perth-Andover

Organization has been in community since flood almost 100 days ago


Story by Paul Bradley

The Red Cross is set to wrap up its disaster response in Perth-Andover on Thursday night, June 28.

The organization will formally conclude its work in the village Thursday by offering an accountability session to community leaders, financial donors and other supporters.

During the session Bill Lawlor, the Director of Disaster Management for the Red Cross in New Brunswick, will outline the scope of the organization's response and show how donor and other funds were used.

The session will take place at 7:00 p.m. at the Department of Transportation Depot in Perth-Andover.

Saturday, June 30, will mark 100 days since the St. John River spilled its banks and caused catastrophic damage to the community.