Chief Meteorologist Steve Weagle will be making his annual Ride for the Red Cross beginning May 28. For the 13th year, Steve will spend five days riding a bicycle from Sebastian to Boca Raton to mark the beginning of hurricane season and raise awareness of the Red Cross. At the end of his ride, his bicycle will be auctioned off and the proceeds split among the North Treasure Coast, Martin County and Greater Palm Beach chapters.
Steve will be broadcasting from all of his stops and we encourage you to come out and help us cheer him on. This event is always a lot of fun and we hope you'll join us in supporting Steve as he undertakes his long ride.
People interested in volunteering with the American Red Cross during Hurricane Season or throughout the year can visit this link. The American Red Cross is always looking for volunteers to serve in several capacities.
At the American Red Cross, volunteers may:
-Assist in a shelter or hand out food
-Assist military casework
-Interview individual disaster clients
-Work in a warehouse
-Educate people on preparing for emergencies and disasters
-Assist with office work
-Become a youth leader or volunteer recruiter
-Become a Health & Safety instructor
-Help with special events
-Support disaster clients as a licensed mental health worker or licensed medical professional
Visit the location nearest you to learn about volunteering for the American Red Cross straight from the people that volunteer with the organization. Red Cross volunteers can volunteer with projects that are convenient to their schedules. They can also take free disaster training classes. All that's required of a Red Cross volunteer is a passion for helping people.
St. Lucie County: 540 NW University Drive, Suite 107, Port St. Lucie, FL 34947
Martin County: 2750 South Kanner Highway, Stuart, FL 34994
Palm Beach County: 825 Fern Street, West Palm Beach, FL 33401
Okeechobee County: 323 North Parrott Avenue, Okeechobee, FL 34972
A full member of the American Meteorological Society, Steve holds the new CBM Seal from the AMS, the highest seal awarded to television meteorologists. Steve talks to tens of thousands of viewers each year about hurricane preparedness.
Steve Weagle will stop at these locations during his ride.
Monday, May 28 | 12 p.m.
Captain Hiram's Sand Bar, Restaurant & Marina; 1606 Indian River Drive; Sebastian
Monday, May 28 | 5 p.m.
Sunside Fun, 1355 18th Street; Vero Beach
Tuesday, May 29 | 12 p.m.
Cobbs Landing; 200 North Indian River Drive; Fort Pierce
Tuesday, May 29 | 5 p.m.
Seacoast National Bank; Colorado Ave, corner of Kanner Hwy/U.S. 1; Stuart
Wednesday, May 30 | 12 p.m.
Harry & The Natives; 11910 SE Federal Highway; Hobe Sound
Wednesday, May 30 | 5 p.m.
Guanabanas, 960 North Highway A1A; Jupiter
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