2019 News

Volunteers are Vital

January 6, 2019

FEMA issued the attached statement lauding the importance of volunteers in a prompt and successful disaster recovery and recognizing NC VOAD as the hub for those seeking to volunteer.

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2019 Officers Elected

20 February 2019

Officers were elected for the 2019 term.

Hurricane Dorian Strikes North Carolina

Emerald Isle damagePower is being restored to Emerald Isle

NC VOAD and its partners are activated and preparing for Hurricane Dorian.

Registration now open for 2019 LTRG Training

June 13, 2019-NC VOAD and partners will offer training for Long-Term Recovery Groups on June 24, 9:00 am – 5:00 pm at James Sprunt Community College, Monk Auditorium building C, located at 133 James Sprunt Dr., Kenansville, NC. Register here.


NC VOAD recognized by FEMA

The lead paragraph in the March 19, 2019 FEMA Recovery Summary recognizes the contribution of NC VOAD

Registration now open for NC VOAD Third Quarter Meeting

Pre-register now for the NC VOAD Third Quarter Meeting, July 16 10:00 a.m. – noon in Raleigh. Operation BBQ Relief will provide lunch following the meeting. Register here.

Hurricane Florence recovery is underway

NC VOAD recovery from Hurricane Florence has begun. NC VOAD conference calls for coordination are occurring regularly.

Stay safe!

Stay safe during cleanup and recovery.

NC VOAD Past President Ann Huffman receives two awards

April 19, 2019-Past president Ann Huffman received two awards for her service in the Hurricanes Matthew and Florence response and recovery at The Triangle Nonprofit and Volunteer Leadership Center. For her show of concern and compassion for her neighbors in North Carolina she was awarded the Governor’s Volunteer Service Award. In addition, Ann received the Key Volunteer Award from The Triangle Nonprofit and Volunteer Leadership Center.

Ann's surprised look
Ann’s look of surprise as she realizes she has been granted the Governor’s Volunteer Service Award
Ann's certificate
Volunteer Service Award Certificate

2019 Meeting Dates

Event Date Time Location Topic
First Quarter (Annual Meeting) January 15, 2019 10 am – 12 noon (Annual Meeting)
1:30 pm-4:00 pm (Workshop Sessions)
North Carolina Emergency Operations Center
Situation Room
1636 Goldstar Drive
Raleigh, NC 27607
Second Quarter (Quarterly Meeting) April 16, 2019 10:00 am-noon American Red Cross
1501 Yanceyville Rd.
Greensboro, NC
IBM Corporate Service Corps Report
Third Quarter (Quarterly Meeting) July 16, 2019 10:00 a.m.-noon NC Emergency Operations Center
1636 Goldstar Dr., Raleigh,br />Situation Room
Fourth Quarter (Quarterly Meeting) November 5, 2019 9:45 a.m. – 11:15 a.m. Hotel Ballast, 301 N. Water St.
Wilmington, NC 28401
In conjunction with the NC Emergency Management Assn. Fall Conference