APWA Supports Maintaining Federal Flood Mapping Funds

APWA joined over 20 other organizations, in sending a letter to Office of Management and Budget Director Mick Mulvaney, requesting the federal government maintain appropriated funding of at least the Fiscal Year 2018 level ($262.5 million) for the Federal Emergency Management Agency’s (FEMA) Flood Hazard Mapping and Risk Analysis Program. The Flood Hazard Mapping and … Continue reading APWA Supports Maintaining Federal Flood Mapping Funds

George H.W. Bush and Volunteerism

As the nation continues to honor the life and legacy of President George H.W. Bush, Americans are inspired by his examples of leadership and service. His accomplishments as a Navy pilot, public servant, and inspirational leader demonstrated a commitment to placing others above self. From his first day in office, President Bush advanced citizen service … Continue reading George H.W. Bush and Volunteerism

Workplace Violence: Active Shooter Preparedness Workshop (Free Training)

Workplace Violence: Active Shooter Preparedness Workshop This FREE initiative will be hosted by USF SafetyFlorida in partnership with the Florida Department of Law Enforcement (FDLE) and The USF OTI Education Center to bring awareness to Active Shooting incidents that are occurring almost on a daily basis. Please share this information with customers, and all whom you … Continue reading Workplace Violence: Active Shooter Preparedness Workshop (Free Training)

Decorate Safely for the Holidays

Decorate Safely for the Holidays According to the U.S. Fire Administration (USFA), December is the peak time of year for home candle fires. Be fire smart as you deck the halls for a festive holiday season with these tips: • Consider using battery-operated flameless candles, which can look, smell and feel like real candles. • … Continue reading Decorate Safely for the Holidays

National Service – Volunteering in America is on the Rise

Volunteering in America is on the Rise This week, the Corporation for National and Community Service (CNCS) released the 2018 Volunteering in America report to highlight the impact volunteers are making on the nation. And we are happy to report, that impact is growing. The report, which is compiled by the CNCS Research and Evaluation team … Continue reading National Service – Volunteering in America is on the Rise