Tuesday, February 24, 2009

Awards To Glades Citizens

Awards At Glades Commission Meeting

MOORE HAVEN, FL. -- Reverend Thom Street, pastor of First United Methodist Church of Moore Haven, was presented a plaque of appreciation Monday for his volunteer services to Glades County Emergency Management, and in recognition of his recent honor as Florida�s Volunteer of the Year a recent convention of  Florida Emergency Preparedness Association. 

Pastor Thom has not only volunteered services as a ham radio operator, but has taught classes in the County and now 5 of our 7 Glades county communities have ham operators that could provide backup communications for Emergency Management.

Glades County Emergency Management�s LaTosha Reiss was presented a plaque acknowledging her recent achievement of obtaining Associate Emergency Manager Certification upon completion of  50 hours of EM training.  LaTosha has served Glades County well and her dedicated service was noted by the commissioners for her help in the storm events last year.

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