To reactivate the social fundraising activities for the benefit of the Mexican Red Cross Progreso delegation, next Saturday, April 2, the Noo’k Regional Catwalk Breakfast will be held at the Los Mariscos de Chichi restaurant, on the international boardwalk.
In a statement, the president of the Council of the delegation, Aurea Elena Gómez Novelo, explained that this joint effort with designers and their brands seeks to enhance our culture, since everything will focus on highlighting the artisan work done in the state.
He also pointed out that the previous two years due to the Covid-19 pandemic it has been difficult to raise funds for the operation of ambulances, for which he thanked the companies Botanas La Lupita, Galletas Dondé, Salsas El Yucateco, Ambarina, Sotuta for their support. de Peón and La Pionera, since without them it would not be possible to carry out the event.
Accompanied by the manager of the sponsoring restaurant, Alan Alcocer Ceballos, and the local coordinator of Ladies Volunteers, Maritza Castro Sánchez, she indicated that the cost of the ticket will be 250 pesos and they will be for sale at the Progreso delegation on Calle 86 with 29 del Centro and to the phone 9699-35-16-24.
The Progreso delegation performs more than 80 emergency services per month, has three ambulances to attend the port 24 hours a day and last year they performed more than 950 services between emergencies and for Covid-19.
The breakfast will have the capacity to receive 200 attendees and all the health prevention measures will be in place.
The program includes the presentation of the “Chepita Kakatúa” comedy show, a raffle and the regional fashion show of dresses, masks, pajamas, guayaberas, bags and accessories for the whole family.
The participating brands are Guayaberas G Candila Lizzier: Carrying your heritage, Hipilitos, In Love, Barco Fashion Mix, Linda Hermosa, Stilo regional and Rosalía Tzunun.
The state fundraising coordinator, Silvia Casares de Fuente, and the designers Lizbeth Ancona, Paola Abraham, Teté Hernández and Guillermo Alayón were present at the event.
On the other hand, personnel from the Red Cross Yucatan delegation trained this week 76 elements of the Municipal Police and Civil Protection of the Hunucmá City Council in first aid.
The State Coordinator for Accident Prevention, Florentina Lara Balderas, together with the paramedics from the Hunucmá Base, was in charge of teaching the theoretical-practical courses at the “Guadalupe” Community Development Center.
Florentina Lara stressed that training improves the emergency services they provide, since they shorten response times for care and for calling an ambulance to attend to the inhabitants.
Among the topics that were addressed were the primary evaluation, the activation of the emergency services, the Heimlich maneuver, Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (CPR), use of the automatic external defibrillator (AED), attention to fractures, burns, injuries and preparation of a first aid kit.
The director of Public Safety, Artemio Chuc Keb, and the qualifying judge Claudia Loeza, on behalf of the municipal president Edna Marisa Franco Ceballos, thanked the institution for its support in offering the course that will benefit the safety and health of the families of Hunucmá.
In addition to the course, the staff was given a choking prevention talk; the course lasted 20 hours divided into three days and to train all the staff they were divided into four groups that attended in the morning and in the afternoon.