Saturday, March 8, 2014
On February 28, Bob George, Citizen Corps and CERT Program Manager, and Marny McLee, Citizen Corps and CERT Training and Outreach Coordinator, presented a Disaster Preparedness Presentation at the Barclay Farms Senior Living Community in Camden, DE. Over fifty block captains attended the presentation. The presentation was very well received and those who attended have been invited back to do a Community Emergency Response Team (CERT) Training Course in July.
Wednesday, December 11, 2013
Thursday, November 21, 2013
On November 15th and 16th, the State Community Emergency Response Team (CERT), led by Bob George (Program Manager) and Marny McLee (Coordinator), conducted training for the Wilmington Interfaith Community Housing Group. Forty citizens receive the training, which was conducted at the new Emergency Operations Center (EOC) in Wilmington. George Giles, Wilmington's Emergency Manager, offered the use of his center and was extremely supportive. He also assisted throughout the training. Several city councilmen stopped by to talk to the citizens, and the training was well received. Additional training for the city is currently being developed. The point-of-contact for the training was Caren Turner, Director of the Interfaith Community Housing Group.
Thursday, November 14, 2013
Wednesday, November 6, 2013
Monday, October 28, 2013
On October 23rd and 24th, Bob George (Citizen Corps and CERT Program Manager), Marny McLee (Citizen Corps and CERT Training and Outreach Coordinator), and the State CERT Team joined the Wilmington Office of Emergency Management/CERT to teach a Community Emergency Response Team Training Course at the Delaware Skills Center. This was the third CERT course taught at the center. Thirty three nursing students and staff attended. Cindy Stears was the point-of-contact for the class.
Tuesday, September 24, 2013
Thank you too all the fifty-plus state, local, volunteer, and faith based groups who spent their day with us to make this year’s event the best to date. Thanks to Citizen Corps volunteer/spouses Tina George and Jackie McLee, as well as Boyd Reed Citizen Corps/CERT Instructor and P.Jane Walmsley. We also must thank our youth volunteers from the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints, Helping Hands, Boy Scouts, and their leaders. A special thanks to the organizations that gave donations for our event: Delmarva Power, Tidewater, Sam’s Club, Herr’s Chips, Papa John’s Pizza (Dover), and Chick-Fil-A for providing their sandwiches at a discounted rate. Another special thanks to Walgreen’s of Dover for providing Flu Shots and Ace Hardware (Best Family) of Sussex County.