Commemorating National STOP THE BLEED Month, Saturday, May 20th, In-Gauge of Polk County donated a STOP THE BLEED, emergency blood loss control, tourniquet kit to the Flaming Arrow Scout Reservation, in rural Lake Wales.
Flaming Arrow Scout Reservation Chief Ranger Kevin Slater receives a STOP THE BLEED emergency blood loss control kit donated by In-Gauge of Polk County.
Saturday, May 20th, In-Gauge of Polk County donated a STOP THE BLEED, emergency blood loss control, tourniquet kit to the Flaming Arrow Scout Reservation, in rural Lake Wales. Flaming Arrow Scout Reservation Chief Ranger Kevin Slater accepted the kit on behalf of the Scout reservation.
May is National STOP THE BLEED Month and in an effort to generate public awareness of the ability to prevent needless deaths, due to traumatic blood loss, through simple easy to use techniques, with simple, easy to use equipment, In-Gauge of Polk County is donating emergency blood loss control, tourniquet kits to high-risk venues.
Saturday’s donation to the Flaming Arrow Scout Reservation was In-Gauge’s second donation to a non-profit organization in as many weeks. Two weeks ago In-Gauge donated a STOP THE BLEED kit to the Florida Frontiersmen’s Alafia River Rendezvous Park shooting sports program.
In-Gauge will be donating emergency blood loss control, tourniquet kits to other non-profit organizations throughout the month of May.
Janet Ergle, a certified STOP THE BLEED instructor, with In-Gauge, said they will continue donating kits to worthy, non-profit organizations throughout May. “We have several other organizations currently waiting to receive their kits.” “We will get their kits to them as quickly as we can.” “We will be busy the next couple of weeks.” said Ergle.
Any non-profit organization having the need for a kit, can request one by simply sending an email request to firstname.lastname@example.org or through ‘CONTACT US‘ on the In-Gauge website. Requests will be evaluated and granted based on need.
In-Gauge of Polk County, an NRA chartered, non-profit organization, in Winter Haven, Florida specializes in firearms safety training and is a licensed affiliate of STOPTHEBLEED.org. In addition to conducting firearms training, In-Gauge offers free STOP THE BLEED training clinics to the public.
In-Gauge will be conducting free, official STOP THE BLEED training clinics throughout the month of May. Day and afternoon, weekday and weekend classes are being conducted. Pre-registration is required for participation. Registration for the clinics can be done on the In-Gauge website or through EVENTBRITE.