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Blue Light Express Newsletter
Dear Volunteer: The end of the year is fast approaching and so is the requirement for your background check and NIMS training to be completed and uploaded to your ServPA and Galaxy accounts. You have answered the call to support your Delaware County Community over the years, but the call has not ended. We still need your commitment and talents and will continue to need them but ask that you catch up on the new requirements.…
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Delaware County Council joined members of Delaware County Emergency Services and numerous elected leaders to honor members of the Citizen Corps of Delaware County (CCDC) and the Medical Reserve Corps (MRC) of Delaware County during a ceremony in Rose Tree Park on August 18.  Volunteers from the CCDC and MRC and their families were invited to enjoy a night of live music, water ice, and refreshments.…
Paint Rose Tree Park Blue
Congratulations, You've Done It! Let's Paint Rose Tree Park Blue and celebrate with your fellow CCDC Volunteers, staff, family, and friends.  This is planned to be a fun-filled night, and all are invited.  Bring your family, chairs, blankets, snacks, beverages (non-alcoholic) & enjoy a brief recognition ceremony before enjoying the sounds of the AM Radio Tribute Band!  https://bql7p776.r.us-east-1.awstrack.me/L0/https:%2F%2Fwww.amrtb.…
Hello, There is a new e-zine called Signals that is written for the Eastern Pennsylvania (EPA) ARES section.  ARES of Delaware County is featured in a few of the articles.  Signals is a publication that is of, by and for the dedicated members of the ARES© who step up to provide vital radio communications when all else fails.…
Volunteer Hours Before Galaxy To all Volunteers, we wanted to make you aware that your volunteer hours for the fiscal year July 1, 2020 through June 30, 2021, have been calculated and uploaded into your Volunteer Profile in a lump sum. It took some Google docs/sheet manipulation and calculation, but we were able to recreate the manual system based on your responses to Ed's Google Doc requests for missions. Thank you to all involved with this project.…
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I know it has been over a year, but as we are approaching another milestone, I can't help but write.  Can you remember when COVID-19 first affect Delaware County? Some of you were there when we began to set-up the Glen Mills School. You were there when we established the First Responder Refuge Center. How many of you took part in the setting up and running the County's COVID Testing sites? And while many of our residents were forced to shelter-in-place,…
August 18, 2022 5:30p - 8:30p - Register through Galaxy to celebrate your accomplishments & receive your COVID-19 Challenge Coin!
Items Needed Non-Perishable Food Items Kid-friendly individual snacks, juices, waters, breakfast foods, mac and cheese boxes/cups, pasta & sauce, rice cups & boxes, canned tuna fish & chicken, soup, canned veggie & pasta, etc. Baby Items Diapers, baby wipes, baby foods & formula, baby snacks, diaper rash cream, etc. Household Supplies Paper products, cleaning wipes/sprays, dish soap, laundry detergent, pet foods, etc. Personal Care Items Deodorant, toothbrushes, toothpaste, shampoo/conditioner,…
CCDC participates in training sessions called 'Medical Countermeasures Exercises' in coordination with the Medical Counter Measures (MCM) Planning team once or twice a year. The purpose of these Exercises is to simulate a serious county situation that requires the participation of all county stakeholders and volunteers to raise their hand and say that they are available to assist with the public health emergency. Here is a little background information to explain how this works.…