Douglas County Emergency Management Board / Citizen Corps Council Receives 2009 National Citizen Corps Achievement Award
The Emergency Management Department of Douglas County, Kansas was the recipient of the 2009 National Citizen Corps Achievement Award Honorable Mention in the category of Collaborative Preparedness Planning. The award recognizes innovative practices and achievements that make our community safer, stronger, and better prepared to manage any emergency situation. The Douglas County Citizen Corps Council is representatives from governmental and non-governmental agencies throughout Douglas County who are actively involved on the Council. The award was announced at the 2009 National Conference on Community Preparedness, which was held in Arlington, Virginia on Aug. 9th - 13th, 2009.