Events 2010

DateIncident/StageDescriptionAgenciesHOPE Teams
January 11DeKalb County Citizen’s Corp Council Meeting – DeKalb County, GAParticipated in meeting and represented HOPE AACR as an affiliate partner to the DeKalb County Citizen’s CorpDeKalb County Citizen’s CorpMyla Mitchell & Eli
January 14GA VOAD and Cobb Disaster Recovery – Atlanta, GA
Participated in meeting and represented HOPE AACR in planning for long term recovery following Atlanta Floods.GA VOAD and Cobb Disaster RecoveryMyla Mitchell
January 19Red Cross DAT Meeting – Atlanta, GAProvided information about HOPE AACR at Metro Atlanta DAT MeetingAmerican Red CrossNeil Smith
January 21GA Crisis Consortium – Atlanta, GAParticipated in the meeting and represented HOPE AACR along with other leaders of Mental Health organizations throughout the state of GA.Georgia Crisis ConsortiumEleanor Hager & Maya
February 9Taylor Rd. Middle School Pet Club – Alpharetta, GAPresented information about HOPE AACR at the Pet Club meeting.Taylor Rd. Middle SchoolShelly Weininger & Buddy
February 10DeKalb County Citizen’s Corp Council Meeting – DeKalb County, GAParticipated in meeting and represented HOPE AACR as an affiliate partner to the DeKalb County Citizen’s CorpDeKalb County Citizen’s CorpMyla Mitchell & Eli
February 11FL VOAD – Orlando ,FLParticipated in the meeting and represented HOPE AACRFL VOADBarbara Grodin & Suzy and Merilee Kelley and Abbi
February 16Metro Atlanta Red Cross DAT – Atlanta, GAParticipated in the meeting and represented HOPE AACR at the Metro Atlanta Red Cross DAT meetingMetro Atlanta Red Cross DATNeil Smith, Bill Hatherley and Deborah Hatherley & Brinkley
February 19Mid-FL Tri-County VOAD – Orlando, FLPresented information about HOPE AACR for responders and relief agencies at the FL VOAD meetingMid-Florida Tri-County VOADBarbara Grodin & Suzy and Merilee Kelley and Abbi
February 23DeKalb County CERT – Atlanta, GAProvided information about HOPE AACR and emotional first aid for students in DeKalb County CERT training class.DeKalb County CERTMyla Mitchell & Eli
March 9Carroll County Search and RescuePresented information about HOPE AACR for search and rescue responders and discussed how we could be beneficial in search and rescue events.Carroll County Search and RescueStephanie Burnette & Sadie
March 9Georgia VOAD Meeting – Atlanta, GAParticipated in the meeting and represented HOPE AACRGeorgia VOADMyla Mitchell & Eli
March 16Metro Atlanta Red Cross DAT – Atlanta, GAParticipated in the meeting and represented HOPE AACR at the Metro Atlanta Red Cross DAT meetingMetro Atlanta Red Cross DATNeil Smith, Bill Hatherley and Deborah Hatherley & Brinkley
March 22Allegheny College Presentation – Alpharetta, GASpecial Dinner with Allegheny College students traveling with Yvonne Eaton-Stull. Presented information about HOPE AACRAllegheny CollegeSuzie Aga, Bill Hatherley, Deborah Hatherley & Brinkley; Christine McNamara & Mason; Neil Smith; Shelly Weininger & Buddy
April 8Gwinnett County Red Cross DAT – Gwinnett County, GAPresented information about HOPE AACR and how we can work with local Red CrossGwinnett County Red CrossBill Hatherley and Deborah Hatherley and Brinkley; Christine McNamara and Mason; Shelley Weininger
April 15Georgia Mental Health Crisis Consortium – Atlanta, GAHOPE AACR members attended this meeting and provided information about HOPEGeorgia Mental Health Crisis ConsortiumEleanor Hager and Maya
April 17Dunwoody Lemonade Days – DeKalb County Emergency Management AgencyHOPE AACR supported DeKalb Co. Emergency Management Agency and provided emotional support at the booth.DeKalb County Emergency Management AgencyMyla Mitchell & Eli
April 20Metro Atlanta Red Cross DAT – Atlanta, GAParticipated in the meeting and represented HOPE AACR at the Metro Atlanta Red Cross DAT meetingMetro Atlanta Red Cross DATNeil Smith and Bill Hatherley
April 23-24AACR Summit – IndianaParticipated in the Summit and Represented HOPE AACRAACR SummitCindy Becker & Uli; Bill Hatherley & Brinkle; Pam Bertz and Janet Velenovski
May 8Tucker Days – DeKalb County Emergency Management AgencyHOPE AACR supported DeKalb Co. Emergency Management Agency and provided emotional support at the booth.DeKalb County Emergency Management AgencyMyla Mitchell & Eli
May 9Pet First Aid and CPR
Pet First Aid and CPRSunny Dog InkLois Abrams & Duke, Harry Adler, Pam Bertz & Cinder, Deborah Dalton, Lisa Fry & Gisele, Susan Harris & Isabelle, Taryn Hefler & Darby, Constance Howell & Cigfa, Kathleen Lowmiller & Cruiser, Mary Milton & Oz, Roxanna Sanchez & Tuk, Claudine Singer & Gracie, Diane Sopher & Shadow, Stacy Wolf & Angel
May 11-13National VOAD 18th Annual Conference – Orlando, FLParticipated in the Annual Conference and represented HOPE AACRNational VOADMyla Mitchell & Eli; Barbara Grodin and Suzy; Merilee Kelly and Abbi
May 18Metro Atlanta Red Cross DAT – Atlanta, GAParticipated in the meeting and represented HOPE AACR at the Metro Atlanta Red Cross DAT meetingMetro Atlanta Red Cross DATNeil Smith and Bill Hatherley
May 24Northwest Metro Red Cross DAT – Atlanta, GAPresented information about HOPE AACR and how we can work with local Red CrossNorthwest Metro Red CrossAliza Levenson and Tigger
May 25DeKalb County CERT – Atlanta, GAProvided information about HOPE AACR and emotional first aid for students in DeKalb County CERT training class.DeKalb County CERTMyla Mitchell & Eli
June 5Peachtree DeKalb Good Neighbor Day – Atlanta, GAHOPE AACR supported DeKalb Co. Fire and Rescue and DeKalb Citizen’s Corp. and provided emotional support at the First Aid StationDeKalb County Emergency ServicesMyla Mitchell & Eli
June 8Georgia VOAD Meeting – Atlanta, GAParticipated in the meeting and represented HOPE AACRGeorgia VOADAliza Levenson and Tigger
June 15Metro Atlanta Red Cross DAT – Atlanta, GAParticipated in the meeting and represented HOPE AACR at the Metro Atlanta Red Cross DAT meetingMetro Atlanta Red Cross DATNeil Smith
July 13Georgia VOAD Conference Call Meeting – Atlanta, GAParticipated in the meeting and represented HOPE AACRGeorgia VOADDeborah Hatherley and Myla Mitchell
July 15Georgia Mental Health Crisis Consortium – Atlanta, GAHOPE AACR members attended this meeting and provided information about HOPEGeorgia Mental Health Crisis ConsortiumEleanor Hager and Deborah Hatherley and Brinkley
July 20Metro Atlanta Red Cross DAT – Atlanta, GAParticipated in the meeting and represented HOPE AACR at the Metro Atlanta Red Cross DAT meetingMetro Atlanta Red Cross DATBill Hatherley and Deborah Hatherley and Brinkley
July 27DeKalb County Citizen’s Corp Council Meeting – DeKalb County, GAParticipated in meeting and represented HOPE AACR as an affiliate partner to the DeKalb County Citizen’s CorpDeKalb County Citizen’s CorpMyla Mitchell & Deborah Hatherley
August 10DeKalb County Citizen’s Corp Council Meeting – DeKalb County, GAParticipated in meeting and represented HOPE AACR as an affiliate partner to the DeKalb County Citizen’s CorpDeKalb County Citizen’s CorpMyla Mitchell & Eli
August 12DeKalb County Planning Meeting – DeKalb County, GAPlanning Meeting for the 9/11 Memorial – Fall Preparedness Day FestivalDeKalb County EMAMyla Mitchell and Deborah Hatherley
August 17Metro Atlanta Red Cross DAT – Atlanta, GAParticipated in the meeting and represented HOPE AACR at the Metro Atlanta Red Cross DAT meetingMetro Atlanta Red Cross DATNeil Smith and Bill Hatherley and Deborah Hatherley and Brinkley
August 24Georgia Mental Health Crisis Drill Planning – Atlanta, GAHOPE AACR attended this multi-jurisdictional drill planning meeting involving mass casualties after an explosion in a laboratory at a local collegeGeorgia Mental Health Crisis ConsortiumDeborah Hatherley
August 26DeKalb County Planning Meeting – DeKalb County, GAPlanning Meeting for the 9/11 Memorial – Fall Preparedness Day FestivalDeKalb County EMAMyla Mitchell and Neil Smith
August 30Ready Georgia – Atlanta, GAPlanning meeting sponsored by GEMA, VOAD, ARCReady GeorgiaMyla Mitchell
September 11DeKalb County 9/11 Memorial and Fall Preparedness Festival – DeKalb County, GAHOPE AACR was recognized during the 9/11 Memorial service.  We had an informational booth and held several sessions on Dog Safety.DeKalb County EMAMyla Mitchell & Eli; Christine McNamara & Mason; Claire Peel & Moses; Shelly Weininger & Buddy; Lannie Newman & Casey; Rose Krull & Daisy, Neil Smith, TL; Bill Hatherley & Tikva; Deborah Hatherley & Brinkley
tember 14Georgia VOAD Meeting – Atlanta, GAParticipated in the meeting and represented HOPE AACRGeorgia VOADDeborah Hatherley and Myla Mitchell
September 14DeKalb County Citizen’s Corp Council Meeting, DeKalb County, GAParticipated in the meeting and represented HOPE AACR as an affiliate partner to the DeKalb County Citizen’s Corp.  There was a debriefing from the 9/11 eventDeKalb County Citizen’s CorpMyla Mitchell and Deborah Hatherley
September 17Camden County EMA – Camden County, GAHOPE AACR met with the EMA Director in Camden County to begin plans for a drill.Camden County, EMAMyla Mitchell and Deborah Hatherley
October 12Georgia VOAD Meeting – Atlanta, GAParticipated in the meeting and represented HOPE AACRGeorgia VOADMyla Mitchell
October 16Mt. Airy Bark in the Park Event – Mt. Airy, NCHOPE AACR teams attended the Mt Airy Bark in the Park Event.Mt. Airy Bark in the ParkNicole Kesler & Countdown; Heather Jenkins Brazzell & Persephone
October 19North Carolina VOAD Meeting – North CarolinaParticipated in the meeting and represented HOPE AACRNorth Carolina VOADCindy Becker, Jerry Constantino, Kathy Constantino & Tess
October 20-24APDT Conference – Atlanta, GAHOPE AACR had a booth in the Exhibit hall and were members of the conference staffAPDT ConferenceBill Hatherley, Deborah Hatherley, Neil Smith, Christine McNamara, Shelly Weininger; Rose Krull, Susie Aga
October 25Georgia Mental Health Drill Planning Meeting – Atlanta, GAHOPE AACR attended this multi-jurisdictional drill planning meeting involving mass casualties after an explosion in a laboratory at a local collegeGeorgia Mental Health Crisis ConsortiumDeborah Hatherley
October 28Georgia Mental Health Consortium – Atlanta, GAHOPE AACR members attended this meeting and provided information about HOPEGeorgia Mental Health Crisis ConsortiumDeborah Hatherley
November 9Georgia VOAD Meeting – Atlanta, GAParticipated in the meeting and represented HOPE AACRGeorgia VOADDeborah Hatherley
November 9DeKalb County Citizen’s Corp Council Meeting, DeKalb County, GAParticipated in the meeting and represented HOPE AACR as an affiliate partner to the DeKalb County Citizen’s Corp.  There was a debriefing from the 9/11 eventDeKalb County Citizen’s CorpDeborah Hatherley
November 16Metro Atlanta Red Cross DAT – Atlanta, GAParticipated in the meeting and represented HOPE AACR at the Metro Atlanta Red Cross DAT meetingMetro Atlanta Red Cross DATNeil Smith and Bill Hatherley and Deborah Hatherley
December 2Georgia Mental Health Drill Planning Meeting – Atlanta, GAHOPE AACR attended this multi-jurisdictional drill planning meeting involving mass casualties after an explosion in a laboratory at a local collegeGeorgia Mental Health Crisis ConsortiumDeborah Hatherley
December 14Georgia VOAD Meeting – Atlanta, GAParticipated in the meeting and represented HOPE AACRGeorgia VOADMyla Mitchell and Deborah Hatherley
October 9Information meeting with Montana State University leadership.Presented overview of HOPEAACR, discussed questions, and brainstormed ideas for future involvement.Montana State University President's OfficeLinda Karell and Chervil
December 14DeKalb County Citizen’s Corp Council Meeting, DeKalb County, GAParticipated in the meeting and represented HOPE AACR as an affiliate partner to the DeKalb County Citizen’s Corp.  There was a debriefing from the 9/11 eventDeKalb County Citizen’s CorpMyla Mitchell and Deborah Hatherley
December 21Metro Atlanta Red Cross DAT – Atlanta, GAParticipated in the meeting and represented HOPE AACR at the Metro Atlanta Red Cross DAT meetingMetro Atlanta Red Cross DATNeil Smith and Bill Hatherley and Deborah Hatherley