June 4, 2012
IN THIS ISSUE
- Emergency Managers Honored at Governor’s Hurricane Conference
On May 17, during the awards ceremony of the 2012 Governor’s Hurricane Conference in Fort Lauderdale, two Palm Beach County Division of Emergency Management staff members received recognition.
- Goldberg Named HERC Member of the Year
Jeff Goldberg, Assistant Logistics Manager with Palm Beach County Public Safety, has been recognized as member of the year by the Palm Beach County Healthcare Emergency Response Coalition (HERC). Goldberg was honored at HERC’s 2012 Disaster Preparedness & Annual Recognition Dinner on May 24.
- County Shares Costs for Upgrades to Emergency Notification System
This geographic and roster-based notification system is used for emergency and non-emergency announcements to over 2 million telephone numbers of residents and businesses.
- West Boynton Branch Library Reopened Following Renovations
The West Boynton Branch Library, located at 9451 Jog Road, Boynton Beach, reopened on Wednesday, May 30 at 10 a.m., with
a brief ceremony.
- County's Energy Loan Program Assists Hotel in Riviera Beach
The Board of County Commissioners (BCC), through the Department of Economic Sustainability (DES) has approved an $83,000 loan from the Energy Efficiency Conservation Block Grant (EECBG) Revolving Loan Fund for Perfect Paradise 1, LLC. The company is initiating improvements to its 30-room hotel on Singer Island in Riviera Beach.
- County Business Assistance Programs Help Expansion of Audio Equipment Manufacturer/Distributor in Belle Glade
Located in the Avenue A Revitalization Project Area, the project will introduce a new industry to the Glades and will result in the creation of 35 new full-time jobs. Funding will cover costs of construction and acquisition of machinery and equipment, and provide working capital.
- Remember to Use the ABCD's of Water Safety This Summer
With students home from school for summer vacation and staycations becoming more and more common among working individuals, the beach and swimming pools are very popular places when the weather heats up. Drowning and near-drowning incidents can happen any time of the year, but they are especially common during the busy summer months.
- Keeping Your Cool with the Pool
With the hot summer weather here, the backyard swimming pool is a favorite hangout. Regular cleaning and maintenance are important in order to keep it clean and healthy.
Animal Care and Control
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