Archive for September, 2015

New members, officers on board for 2-1-1 Brevard Inc.

Greg Smith

Greg Smith

Four new members have joined the 2-1-1 Brevard Inc. board of directors: Monica Ali-Gordon, supervising senior auditor at Carr, Riggs & Ingram; Rochelle Lawandales, retired planning consultant; Debra Pace, associate superintendent for Brevard Public Schools; and Venetta Valdengo, assistant Brevard County manager.
Greg Smith, director of business development at Parrish Medical Center, will continue to serve as board president.
Suzanne Sparling, executive director of communications at Eastern Florida State College, will fill the role of vice president. Treasurer is Seth Riddle, LPL wealth adviser at Space Coast Credit Union.
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Faith-based groups invited to ‘Adopt-A-Shelter’ in Brevard

VOAD logoFaith-based and other organizations are being asked to consider becoming part of a new “Adopt-A-Shelter” program in Brevard County designed to increase volunteer staffing for emergency shelters in the event of an evacuation.
Partnering in the program are Brevard County Emergency Management, Brevard VOAD (Voluntary Organizations Active in Disaster) and the local chapter of the American Red Cross. (Read brochure here.)
Click here to register as a volunteer and attend one of three information and training sessions that have been scheduled:
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Key roles keep 2-1-1 Brevard’s eyes on tropics in hurricane season

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Like many Space Coast residents, staff members at 2-1-1 Brevard have their eyes on the tropics as the traditional peak for Atlantic hurricanes approaches and in the aftermath of Tropical Storm Erika. But two critical responsibilities keep us particularly on our toes:

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Answer the Call: Video tells story of how 2-1-1 helps