On Tuesday June 26, 2001 Georgia's StormReady Executive Board called a press conference in order to recognize Cherokee County as a "StormReady Community". A Certificate of Recognition and StormReady street signs were presented to Mr. Robby Westbrook, Director of Cherokee County Emergency Management. Making the presentation were Mr. Lans Rothfusz, Meteorologist-in-Charge, and Mr. Barry Gooden, Warning Coordination Meteorologist from the National Weather Service Forecast Office in Peachtree City. GEMA Assistant State Coordinating Officer Don Thurman also addressed the gathering.
Certificate of Recognition presented
by Mr. Rothfusz