Reposted on behalf of the Department of Conservation and Natural Resources
Contact: JoAnn Kittrell, firstname.lastname@example.org, 775-684-2712
Reno, Nevada. Oct. 8, 2014.
Opening: Nevada National Guard – Honor Guard Flag Ceremony
Speakers: Governor Brian Sandoval
City of Sparks Mayor Gino Martini
Chris Smallcomb, Meteorologist, National Weather Service/NOAA
Kevin Dick, District Health Officer, Washoe County
Farley Howell, Acting Deputy Regional Administrator, FEMA, Region IX
Emcee: Jeff Thompson, Chief Meteorologist, KOLO-TV, Reno, NV
Presenters: Mary Conelly, U.S. Senator Reid’s Office
Ashley Carrigan, U.S. Senator Heller’s Office
WHAT: To increase flood awareness in northern Nevada and encourage residents to be prepared before, during and after a flood, the Governor and flood specialists will provide facts and anecdotal testimony, as well as point to available resources (NevadaFloods.org) to better inform residents of how they can protect themselves and their property during an event. Nevadans will also be encouraged to plan and participate in activities during Nevada Flood Awareness Week – November 10-15.
WHERE: Wingfield Park, 300 W. First Street, Reno, NV.
WHEN: Friday, October 10, at 10 a.m.