March 3 MNWASHCOARES Meeting held

ARES members attended the meeting on March 3rd at Woodwinds Health Campus. Speakers included Washington County Emergency Manager, Doug Berglund; Healtheast Security Coordinator Dave Thomala; and District 6 ARES Emergency Coordinator Ann Foster. Each spoke of upcoming events for their organizations including any that would include ARES members. The MOU was renewed with Lake St. Croix Beach for flood response in coming years including 2014. The activation folder for the Washington County ARES unit was provided as an updated folder. The latest AERO Yellow Sheet is being sought for distribution to members as part of that folder. The next activity for the group will be a build day on April 12 and a May Deployment Drill. Stay tuned for information on these upcoming events.