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58 FRIDAY, APRIL 6- MONDAY. APRIL 9, 2012 BUSINESS & REAL ESTATE Cape Gazette United Way names Timmons Sussex County communityrelation " United Way of Delaware re- cently named Crystal Timmons as its Sussex County community relations asso- ciate. Tim- mons will be responsible for fundraising, community engagement activities and advancing UWD's rela- Crystal Timmons tionships with stakeholders throughout Sussex County. Her position will emphasize building and maintaining grass- roots relationships with funders, social service partners, commu- sitions with Muncie Insurance nity and faith leaders, elected of- and Financial Services in Dover ficials and others throughout the and the medical offices of Drs. county, where she will advance Rowe and Tamese in Dover. She UWD's mission to improve the began her professional career as quality of life for all Delawareans a retail manager for The Limited. by focusing on improving com- Timmons lives in Milford. Her munity outcomes in the areas of email at United Way of Delaware education, income and health, is and her Timmons most recently phone number is 302-856-7884. served as the Sussex/Kent United Way of Delaware's mis- branch manager for the Food sion is to maximize the commu- Bank of Delaware, based in Mil- nity's resources to improve the ford, where she had been coordi- quality of life for all Delaware- nating food bank activities ans. throughout both counties since For more information, to make 2007. Prior to the Food Bank of a contribution or to volunteer, go Delaware, she held various man- to or call 302-573- agement and administrative po- 3700. Stevenson Continued from page 57 "The more we know about JTF-CS and the capabilities, the quicker we can ask for you and that equals more life saving," Stevenson sal& "The first thing we will ask for is your expertise." Stevenson has an extensive in- terest and personal investment in emergency response opera- tions. He spent almost all of his youth at a local Delaware fire house because his father was a volunteer firefighter. The fire house was very much a part of the social fabric in the Delaware town and made him want to be- come a firefighter when he grew up. "It's the instant gratification that you get from the job," said Stevenson. "You help someone; the job is done, and then you're moving on to the next mission." Then, as now, he expanded his field of skills in this arena to become a county chief para- medic, then an emergency med- ical services director for the state of Delaware and later the dinate the national response for health preparedness director for catastrophic events. the Commonwealth Of Pennsyl- "We will be the people out vania, there coordinating the re- A fellow firefighter who was sponse," Stevenson said. "JTF- also a National Guard member CS is the first tool picked out of recommended military service the toolbox for a CBRN event." to Stevenson. Steverison recog- Stevenson's IMAT has de- nized the opportunity as anoth- ployed with FEMA to numerous er chance to serve. By 1982, he domestic and international dis- was commissioned as an in- asters, ranging from Hurricane fantry officer and later complet- Irene and the Haiti earthquake ed the Special Forces Officer to the Joplin, Mo., tornado and Qualification Course. The ma- Operation Tomodachi in Japan. jority of his military career was "We are continually evolving," spent in special operations units Stevenson said. "We take the such as civil support teams, lessons learned and immediate- which assess domestic weapons ly plug them into new policy of mass destruction attacks, ad- and direction." vise civilian responders on ap- Stevenson will retire from the propriate actions through on- military June 1, 20121 but contin- site testing and expert consulta- ue to serve his country at tion, and can facilitate the ar- FEMA. He believes there is still rival of additional state and fed- plenty of work to be done. eral military forces. "I'm not done yet," he said. Stevenson became an opera- "There are still things I want to tions section chief with FEMXs do and more that I want to con- national incident management tribute." team in 2009. According to For more information, stories FEMA, these teams are rapidly and photos, go to deployable and are designed to or look provide a forward federal pres- on Facebook at ence to better manage and coor- PET ODOR & STAIN REMOVAL EXPERTS! P U.R.T. Pet Urine Removal Treatment Pets are Your Best Friend... Not Your Carpet's 302-645;2800 (Sussex, Kent & New Castle)" 302-234-0200 CUBBAGE POND, LINCOLN Great one level living, convenient to Route 1, Dover and Harrington. Seller is offering help with closing costs. 3 bedrooms. 2 baths & 1900 souare feet of living eeace. $279,000. 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