Como Park resident Charles Anderson was named the Red Cross 2013 Regional Volunteer of the Year: Health and Safety. Anderson was awarded at the American Red Cross Northern Minnesota Region annual meeting on June 25.
Anderson has been volunteering with the Emergency Medical Services team since its inception more than 40 years ago and has been extremely helpful during the staffing transition this past year.
On countless occasions he assisted with cleaning equipment, conducting new-member interviews, and a variety of other tasks.
He is a strong mentor for team members who are new to the field and to the Red Cross.