Pender man honored

September 19, 2018

A Pender resident was among those honored Monday when Lt. Gov. Mike Foley presented the 2018 Be Prepared awards, recognizing volunteers and community organizations for excellence in emergency preparedness and disaster response.

Presented during National Preparedness Month, the Be Prepared Awards program is in its 11th year of honoring Nebraskans who volunteer their time and energy to support preparedness in Nebraska communities. The awards are sponsored by the Nebraska Emergency Management Agency in partnership with the Nebraska Citizen Corps Program and the University of Nebraska Public Policy Center.

Terry Mailloux of Pender received the Local Hero Award, recognizing extraordinary service and leadership in helping residents following the June flooding in Northeast Nebraska.

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