Page 10 THE REVERE ADVOCATE - Friday, April 5, 2019 Nearly 20 residents sign up for Medical Reserve Corps By Tara Vocino A pproximately 18 residents recently shared their reasons for volunteering to join the Medical Reserve Corps (MRC) during a recruiting event at the American Legion last Thursday. MRC Coordinator Domenic Gentile explained that switching to a new database has allowed the MRC to recruit additional volunteers. According to Nicholas RomaLast Thursday night at the American Legion, Beachmont/Seacoast High School Nurse Adrienne Maguire reregistered to be an MRC volunteer. (Advocate Photos by Tara Vocino) Approximately 18 individuals signed up to become MRC volunteers at the American Legion last Thursday night. MRC Coordinator Domenic Gentile (left) helps Luis Prado fill out a CORI form to become recertified as an MRC volunteer. J& • Reliable Mowing Service • Spring & Fall Cleanups • Mulch & Edging • Sod or Seed Lawns • Shrub Planting & Trimming • Irrigation Systems S LANDSCAPE & MASONRY CO. Masonry - Asphalt • Brick or Block Steps • Brick or Block Walls • Concrete or Brick Paver Patios & Walkways • Brick Re-Pointing • Asphalt Paving www.JandSLandscaping-Masonry.com 617-389-1490 Joe Pierotti, Jr. • Joe Pierotti, Sr. • Senior Discount • Free Estimates • Licensed & Insured Everett Aluminum 10 Everett Ave., Everett 617-389-3839 Owned & operated by the Conti family since 1958 • 57 Years! “Same name, phone number & address for family since 1958 • 61 over half a century. We must be doing something right!” •Vinyl Siding •Free Estimates •Carpentry Work •Fully Licensed •Decks •Roof • Fully Insured • Replacement Windows www.everettaluminum.com •Roo ng Now’s the time to schedule those home improvement projects you’ve been dreaming about all winter! Designing and Constructing Ideas that are “Grounds for Success” Landscaping Revere resident Ginny Mullen signed up as a volunteer during the Blizzard of ’78 but was having trouble reregistering at the American Legion last Thursday night. no, aide to Mayor Brian Arrigo, the MRC is a national network of volunteers organized locally to improve the health and safety of their communities. MRC volunteers include medical and public health professionals as well as community members. “MRC units engage these volunteers to strengthen public health, improve emergency reHeather Ryan, a registered nurse at the University of Massachusetts Boston, said she wants to volunteer for the MRC, as she doesn’t have any other volunteer obligations. sponse capabilities and build community resiliency,” Romano said. “They prepare for and respond to natural disasters, such as wildfires, hurricanes, tornadoes, blizzards and floods, as well as other emergencies affecting public health, such as disease outbreaks, vaccination SIGN UP | SEE PAGE 12 Spring!

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