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Porcshe Moran
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Boone County "Week in Review"

For week ending September 18, 2010

Columbia, Mo. (Sept. 17, 2010)

THINGS YOU MIGHT HAVE MISSED...

Preparedness Month: September is "National Preparedness Month." The Columbia/Boone County Office of Emergency Management has a number of publications available which address disaster preparedness and recovery. Links to those publications can be found online at www.gocolumbiamo.com/EM. For more information on the publications, call the office at (573) 874-7400, or e-mail scsmith@gocolumbiamo.com.

Commissioner Pens County View Article: District I Commissioner Karen M. Miller wrote a op-ed piece for the Sept. 17 edition of the Columbia Business Times. Miller's article focuses on the economic benefits of strong community partnerships. Read the article at http://www.columbiabusinesstimes.com/9108/2010/09/17/government-partnerships-help-community-in-hard-economic-times/.

COMING UP...

Battle of the Badges: Boone County, Columbia and University of Missouri public safety organizations will compete in the Boone County Battle for Blood Tuesday, Sept. 28 from noon to 6 p.m. at the Activity and Recreation Center (1701 W. Ash, Columbia, Mo.) The department that recruits the most donor votes will be awarded the traveling trophy. To make an appointment to donate go online to www.savealifenow.org. Be sure to use Sponsor Code: boonecountybattleforblood. For medical eligibility information, please call 1-800-245-7035.

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Media Contact:
Porcshe Moran
Tel. 573-886-4312
pmoran@boonecountymo.org

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