"Whole Community" unites Federal, State and Local Partners

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Springfield, Mass., August 11, 2011 --The “Whole Community” concept is highlighted in the Western Massachusetts June 1 Tornadoes bringing private sector, local, state officials, and chamber of commerce together to recover from the disaster event. It was possible through the partnerships to have the Basketball Hall of Fame located in Springfield MA to run the MEMA and FEMA registration information on their Bill Board running 24/7 until the registration deadline. The partners from L to R: Jose Vejarano-SBA PIO, Carlos Gonzalez-CEO MA Latino Chamber of Commerce, Jeffrey S. Criuffreda-President Springfield Chamber of Commerce, Dominic J. Sarno-Mayor of Springfield, John L. Doleva-President CEO Basketball Hall of Fame, Peter Rennert-Deputy FCO for FEMA, Patrick Carnevale-MEMA Area Dir. Reg. 3 & 4, Brian M. Ashe-State Representative 2nd Hampden District, Matt Fenlon and Bill Powers-Congressional Aid for Richard Neal. Alberto Pillot/FEMA
Springfield, Mass., August 11, 2011 --The “Whole Community” concept is highlighted in the Western Massachusetts June 1 Tornadoes bringing private sector, local, state officials, and chamber of commerce together to recover from the disaster event. It was possible through the partnerships to have the Basketball Hall of Fame located in Springfield MA to run the MEMA and FEMA registration information on their Bill Board running 24/7 until the registration deadline. The partners from L to R: Jose Vejarano-SBA PIO, Carlos Gonzalez-CEO MA Latino Chamber of Commerce, Jeffrey S. Criuffreda-President Springfield Chamber of Commerce, Dominic J. Sarno-Mayor of Springfield, John L. Doleva-President CEO Basketball Hall of Fame, Peter Rennert-Deputy FCO for FEMA, Patrick Carnevale-MEMA Area Dir. Reg. 3 & 4, Brian M. Ashe-State Representative 2nd Hampden District, Matt Fenlon and Bill Powers-Congressional Aid for Richard Neal. Alberto Pillot/FEMA - Location: Springfield, MA
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