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Moving - indeed.
In my Disaster Response classthe students have to do a short leadership presentation. Each student selects someone theybelieve embodiesleadership characteristics that they have studied and that shed l...
2/14/13 at 4:13 PM An E Ticket Semester... 1/8/13 at 10:34 PM
You can't duck the facts. 10/13/12 at 11:19 PM
FirstLink 2-1-1 Helpline needs your help!
PLEASE call your senator from your district, and ask them to support SB#2205. This would give $325,000 to help operate FirstLinks 24 hour Helpline in the next biennium. Here are just some of ...
1/30/13 at 12:13 PM Strengthening Our Community 7/5/12 at 8:22 AM
FirstLink Community Volunteer Workshop 6/29/12 at 8:48 AM
Tragedy, black humor and coping
A seemingly frivolous tweet about superstorm Sandy drew a sharp rebuke this week from the Michigan Nurses Association. The offending tweet came from the Detroit News and actually was a retweet of wha...
11/1/12 at 12:02 PM After the storm 6/21/11 at 12:22 PM
Bridgehunter Chronicles supports the victims of Superstorm Sandy
We have seen many disaster films where megastorms, whether they are hurricanes, snowstorms, sandstorms or a combination of them and then some burrow in on the cities, destroying buildings, places of i...
10/30/12 at 6:04 PM Mystery Bridge nr. 5: Orr Bridge 7/13/12 at 6:48 AM
Legislature easily passes disaster relief
The Minnesota Legislature overwhelmingly today approved $180 million for communities damaged by summer floods and wind storms. The House voted 125-3 for the measure, with the Senate following 60-7....
8/24/12 at 3:58 PM Leaders hope for smooth and short disaster session 8/24/12 at 1:24 AM
Breakdown of how disaster relief would be spent 8/23/12 at 6:22 PM
Remember that fierce, irrational nudge that first sent you toward volunteering? Sue Glassnor of St. Clair, Michigan does. Hurricane Katrina had ripped apart entire communities along the Gulf Coast...
8/17/12 at 9:22 AM
Problem-solvers vs. Doomsdayers
It seems that everywhere you look the end is near. The scientist tells us of imminent environmental catastrophe; economists say we're headed for financial disaster; the politician claims a nightmare a...
6/22/12 at 11:11 AM
Random Conversations from Today
In the car:I have had a really great day. I woke in time to take my awesome daughter to school. Let me rephrase that, I jumped out of bed in time to brush my teeth and change undergarments five minute...
9/13/11 at 9:02 PM
Financial Toolkit for Disaster Victims
With our summer weather comes tornadoes and this year some areas are experiencing record flooding, when they dont usually have to worry about flooding. Recovery After Disaster: The Family Financial...
7/11/11 at 8:33 PM
Other than that, having Mom here has been great!
Prior warning: Inthe next 12-16 hours, I will have my parents-in-law, 2 bachelor brother-in-laws, and another brother-in-law & his lovely wife and adorable daughter, staying at my house. We are ho...
11/23/10 at 11:16 PM
North Dakota Citizen Corps Council honored
From a news release: The North Dakota Citizen Corps Council is the winner of a 2010 National Citizen Corps Achievement Award. The council has been recognized for exemplary community preparedness eff...
9/2/10 at 4:37 PM More counties added to disaster list 7/13/10 at 12:41 PM
Legislative odds and ends 6/25/10 at 7:34 AM