“Storm Ready is one way the City is able to demonstrate how the whole community is engaged.” To be officially Storm Ready, a community must establish a 24-hour warning point and emergency operations center; Have more than one way to receive severe weather warnings and forecasts and to alert the public; Create a system that monitors weather conditions locally; Promote the importance of public readiness through community seminars; and to develop a formal hazardous weather plan, which includes training severe weather spotters and holding emergency exercises. 17 sacks will be left at residences across Altus for citizens to fill with food items such as canned meats, soup and vegetables, and then on Nov.
HARVEST FOR THE HUNGRY DATES ANNOUNCED The Harvest for the Hungry Food Drive will be held Nov. This food drive is the main push to stock the local Community Cupboard with non-perishable foods for those in need. 18, just leave your filled sacks outside your front door by 9 AM and the sacks will be picked up by volunteers.
The Bald Eagles usually arrive somewhere between November 15 and December 15.
“We’ll let the public know when they arrive,” said Hokanson. G.) is designed to help local businesses and startups “go big – right here at home.” The total amount of funds available for grants is ,000.
SWTC Superintendent, Dale Latham said, “Cindy was nominated for being a ‘go-getter’ and hard worker.
Wakeman works with Practical Nursing students to ensure proficiency in the nursing profession as well as prepare graduates for the NCLEX.BIG TO HELP LOCAL BUSINESSES AND START UPS The Altus/Southwest Area Economic Development Corporation board of directors recently approved the continuation of an exciting program aimed at helping local entrepreneurs. The competitive application process could result in a single grant of ,000, but will most likely be multiple grants of amounts which total ,000. The BIG program is funded by the EDC to encourage improvements to commercial facades and improve economic opportunity in Altus, and last year’s program supported five different businesses in their construction projects locally.