MAKING AIRWAVES WATCH THE WOLVES, SAVE A LIFE
Starting this winter the SALF and its message willbe taken to the airwaves with a new national syndicatedradio show called “The Bystander”. With the show inthirty cities starting in February, “The Bystander” gives anoutlet to political leaders, medical professionals,entertainers and local citizens to voice their views andrelate their ex periences on current events, emergencypreparedness and life supporting techniques. Interviews,editorials and instructional training segments make surethat “The Bystander” has something for everyone.
Look for “The Bystander” brought to you by theSALF with host Dane Neal and President/Founder Carol Spizzirri coming soon to a radio station near you!
If you or someone you know has been involved in alife saving situation please write about it and send it toSALF. Your story may be published in our newsletter andmay be announced on our radio show.
ATTENTION SALF INSTRUCTORS
With the new school year approaching, schoolstend to take a while before they schedule classes thereforein order to maintain your SALF income you may want tofind your own classes. This will not only guarantee youwork but also enable you to target a specific area of yourchoice. “ Just make sure each school faxes in the traininginformation sheet with your name on it”.
Special thanks to Adolph Johnson for his dedication and motivation on getting the ROTC’s in theChicago Public Schools
Also, Instructor Manuals have been updated withnew forms, tests, etc., so please bring in all InstructorManuals the next time you come in and make note that theprice for the Bystander Basics Advanced OSHA/Daycare isnow $40.00 per person.
Keep up the Good Work!
WE CONTINUE TO GROW
With the support and influence of formerPennsylvania Governor Tom Ridge, now Director of U.S.Homeland Security, along with funds from Centers of Disease Control, SALF established a branch in the state of Pennsylvania at the University of Pittsburgh MedicalCenter. Pennsylvania is the first state outside of Illinois tohave introduced the SALF and its programs to theircommunities.Receiving many letters from physicians andcommunity leaders expressing their interest to implant lifesupporting first aid and CPR training in their state, SALF ishopeful to branch out nationwide.The Chicago Wolves supports the SALF byproviding one thousand ticket sale flyers for the March 16
game verses Milwaukee at 7 p.m.Proceeds will help fund the free first aid trainingfor the children.
Contact SALF to learn more about other special events that will be held on that evening and how to purchase tickets.
INTERACTING WITH OTHERS
It is crucial for SALF to outreach to allcommunities on the importance of learning basic lifesupporting techniques, therefore SALF focuses on gettinginvolved with special events, such as seminars, conferencesand expos that center around education, safety, EMS,community outreach and children.The SALF is always looking for opportunities tointeract with others to help get its message across, so if youor someone you know is having an event and would beinterested in having the SALF speak or exhibit, pleasecontact us.
Linda PostFinance Director
The Accounting Department is currentlycompleting quarterly and year-end reports in preparationfor the annual audit and release of financial statements.Throughout the year, SALF has enforced a strict adherenceto the projected budgets and anticipates remaining fiscallysecure for the duration of the grant funding periods asprovided by the State of Illinois and the U.S. Dept. of Health & Human Services/Centers for Disease Control &Prevention.Future funding is a critical theme for a charitablefoundation. As we expand our organization nationwide,research into financial resources is an arduous task that wemanage with efficiency and determination.
FIND US ON THE WEB
In partnership with Doublematrix, a WEBtechnology developer, programs are in development foronline scheduling, testing, collection of test data frombranches and remote training programs.