Lt. Gov. Lavon Heidemann, Nebraska’s Director of Homeland Security today announced the recipients of this year’s ‘Be Prepared’ awards, recognizing volunteers and community organizations for excellence in emergency preparedness and disaster response.
The Citizen Corp Council of the year award was presented to Hall County Citizen Corps of Grand Island
The 2013 Local Hero Award was given to Elaine Frasier and the Citizens of Dundee County.
The Excellence in Community Preparedness award was presented to Denise Kollath of Columbus.
The Citizens Corps Partner Program of the year was presented to Central Nebraska Medical Reserve Corps of Hastings.
The Citizen Corps Volunteer of the year award went to Patti Motl of Omaha
The Excellence in Risk Communication award went to LincUP of North Platte.
The Excellence in Preparedness Education and Outreach award went to Larry Mattson of Funk.
The award program is in its sixth year of honoring Nebraskans who volunteer to support preparedness in Nebraska Communities.