Save the Date for the Regional Fire Corps Conference – July 29

Tuesday, 15 March 2011

Fire Corps is excited to announce that it will be hosting a Regional Fire Corps Conference on July 29 in Arlington, TX.

Purpose: This event will provide an opportunity to share ideas and best practices, network, participate in training, and learn valuable information to help departments and agencies enhance their Fire Corps programs.

Who should attend: The conference is open to all Fire Corps program managers, Fire Corps volunteers, Fire Corps State Advocates, and Citizen Corps representatives. Those in Texas, Oklahoma, Mississippi, Louisiana, and the surrounding region are encouraged to attend. Attendance is limited to 100.

Date: Friday, July 29, 2011

Time: 8:30am – 4:00pm CDT

Location:

North Central Texas Council of Governments
 Centerpoint Two
616 Six Flags Drive
Arlington, TX 76011

Additional information about how to register and travel details will be available soon on the Fire Corps web site at www.firecorps.org.

About Fire Corps: Fire Corps is a federally-funded program under the Citizen Corps initiative, which is a national grassroots effort to help communities prevent, prepare for, and respond to natural disasters and other emergencies. Fire Corps connects community volunteers to their local emergency service department to provide non-operational support, thus increasing the capacity and services the department can offer. It is administered on a national level by the National Volunteer Fire Council in partnership with the International Association of Fire Chiefs and many other organizations that make up the National Advisory Committee. Learn more.

About the North Central Texas Council of Governments (NCTCOG): The North Central Texas Council of Governments (NCTCOG) is a voluntary association of, by, and for local governments, and was established to assist local governments in planning for common needs, cooperating for mutual benefit, and coordinating for sound regional development. NCTCOG's purpose is to strengthen both the individual and collective power of local governments and to help them recognize regional opportunities, eliminate unnecessary duplication, and make joint decisions.

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