NHMA RNN Member to be recognized by an award at this year’s 2020 Hazard Mitigation Partners Workshop!

February 27, 2020

Greater Muncy Resiliency Project Receives National Excellence Award 

MUNCY, Lycoming County – Lycoming County has received the first ever national Excellence in Mitigation Innovation Award for work as part of the Greater Muncy Resiliency project. Awarded by the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA), this award honors members of the mitigation community and projects that demonstrate excellence in mitigation throughout the communities they serve.

Click here to view the Muncy-Award-Media-Release[2020-2-27] in pdf.

Previously, Muncy Borough was accepted as a FEMA Resilience Neighbors Network (RNN) partner, a  program designed to link together communities working to become safer, disaster-resilient, and sustainable.

The County will receive the award  at the March 2020 Hazard Mitigation Partners Workshop in Emmitsburg, MD. 

Click here to view the2020_HM_Partners_Workshop_Agenda

The Greater Muncy Resiliency Plan, funded by the PA Department of Community and Economic Development (DCED) is expected to be completed in the fall of 2020 and will serve as model for resiliency.

If you have further questions, please contact Jenny Picciano, Community Development/ Lead Planner for the Lycoming County Department of Planning and Community Development at 570-320-2136 or jpicciano@lyco.org.



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To: Chelsea Blair <CBlair@lyco.org>
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Subject: 2020 Hazard Mitigation Partners Workshop Award Winner


Hi Chelsea,

The 2020 Hazard Mitigation Partners Workshop is hosting its first ever award ceremony. This award ceremony will honor those members of the mitigation community that are demonstrating excellence in mitigation throughout the communities they serve. We received many nominations for the partners that are doing such great work. I am happy and honored to announce that you were selected as the winner for Excellence in Mitigation Innovation Award for your work on the Muncy Area Resiliency Project.

You and your hard work will be honored at the 2020 Hazard Mitigation Partners Workshop on Thursday, March 26, 2020 at EMI in Emmitsburg, Maryland. We would be honored if you would attend and we are extending an invite for your participation in the full week of activities and fellowship with your fellow mitigators. The details of the event are listed below. Please let us know if you will be able to attend. We apologize for the short window but if you could please let us know if you will be attending by Friday, February 21, 2020 it will ensure that we can get you registered to attend in a timely manner. I have attached the preliminary workshop agenda for your viewing. Please let me know if you have any questions about the award or your attendance.

Again, congratulations on your immense work and being nominated by your colleagues for your Excellence in Mitigation Innovation.

2020 Hazard Mitigation Partners Workshop
March 23-26, 2020
Emergency Management Institute (EMI)
Emmitsburg, Maryland

Thanks,

Tiffany Parker
2020 Hazard Mitigation Workshop Team
https://www.fema.gov/hazard-mitigation-partners-workshop