Wednesday, July 14, 2010

Easter Seals Disaster Preparedness Presentation

Delaware Citizen Corps gave its second Disaster Preparedness Presentation to the Easter Seals Organization in Newark. Approximately 40 clients and a few staff members attended the presentation, the POC for the presentation was Sandi Nugent Activities Coordinator.

Disaster Preparedness Presentation

Bob George, Delaware Citizen Corps Program Manager gives a Disaster Preparedness Presentation to the Sussex County Republican Woman’s Group at the Sussex Pines Golf Course in Georgetown. Approximately 70 members and spouses attended the presentation, in attendance was Mrs. Castle, wife of Delaware Congressman Castle.  This was the second presentation given to other members of the group the POC was Pat Woodring.

Tuesday, July 13, 2010

Disaster Preparedness Seminar at Bethany Beach

On June 12,  Marny McLee Citizen Corps Training and Outreach Coordinator, participated in a Disaster Preparedness Seminar at the Bethany Beach Public Safety Building.  The event was attended by approximately (60) members of the local community, full-time and part-time residents.  The primary Disaster Preparedness Presentation was given by Cami D’Attilio, DEMA Trained and Sussex Retired Senior Volunteer Program (RSVP) Volunteer.  April Willey RSVP Coordinator gave a brief overview of the program and ways to sign up to volunteer. Ralph Mitchell Bethany Beach Director of Public Safety, and event coordinator, gave a briefing on the Town of Bethany’s preparedness procedures and handed out a preparedness packet. Marny had a Citizen Corps display table with materials to give away and gave a short briefing on the Citizen Corps Program, which focused on the Community Emergency Response Team (CERT) Training Course. Bethany Beach established a Citizen Corps Council in 2005, which is run by the Police Department, the POC is Lt Rick Haden and Sgt Patrick Foley.