Pamela D. Sibcy, Vice President of Marketing for Sibcy Cline Realtors, was honored by the Cincinnati Chapter of the American Red Cross with the Clara Barton Honor award on June 12, 2013. The award was presented by Patricia M. Smitson, CEO of the American Red Cross Greater Cincinnati-Dayton Region at the 108th Cincinnati Red Cross Annual Meeting.
Pam Sibcy has been actively involved with the American Red Cross for many years, having served on the local chapter’s board as well as the committee that raised $3 million for the state-of-the-art Red Cross building now located on Dana Avenue. She is a founding member of the Red Cross Cincinnati Tiffany Circle which has raised $750,000 in the past three years for the organization.
The area Red Cross chapter responds to emergencies in 36 counties throughout Southern Central Ohio and Northern Kentucky. Here is a synopsis of what the area Red Cross accomplished in 2012:
- Responded to 867 disaster incidents helping 1,222 families
- Trained 63,657 people in Red CrossFirst Aid, CPR/AED and Water Safety Courses
- Educated 13,382 about measles initiative and international humanitarian law
- Serve 525 youth through their Leadership Development Center and other volunteer programs
- Provided 404 services to military members, veterans and families including emergency communications
- Provided aid to national disasters including Hurricane Sandy
The Red Cross organization reaches out to those in need throughout the world:
- Every 60 seconds 250 people are assisted by the American Red Cross
- 300,000 times a day, a child receives a measles vaccination from the Red Cross
- 41,000 times a day, a person receives lifesaving Red Cross health, safety and preparedness training
- 200 times a day Red Cross volunteers help a family affected by a house fire or disaster
- 422 times a day the Red Cross connects armed forces members with their families