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Whitfield County StormReady Recognition Presentation

On Wednesday, April 22, 2009 representatives of Georgia's StormReady Executive Board met with dignitaries from Whitfield County, including representatives from the County Board of Commissioners, and the Whitfield County Emergency Services. The purpose - to publicly recognize the county as a "StormReady Community". A Certificate of Recognition and StormReady street signs were presented. Making the presentation was Mr. Barry Gooden, Warning Coordination Meteorologist from the National Weather Service Forecast Office in Peachtree City. Other participants:

  • Tim Herrington, Area 6 EMAG Chairperson
  • Vickie Thompson, GEMA Area 6 Field Coordinator
  • Claude Craig - Whitfield County Emergency Services Deputy Director
  • Jeff Ownby - Whitfield County Emergency Services Deputy Director
  • Jeffrey Putnam - Whitfield County Emergency Services Director
  • Greg Jones - Commissioner
  • Randy Waskel - Commissioner
  • Mike Babb - Chairman of Commissioners
  • Mike Cowan - Commissioner

This acheivement makes Whitfield County Georgia's latest StormReady Community.

More about the StormReady program.


Ceremony Participants Gather Around StormReady Street Sign
presentation of a StormReady street sign


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