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In Volume 11, Issue 02-01

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Winter Storm Information
Wayne County is under a winter storm warning, which remains in effect until 7 p.m. Wednesday, February 2nd. More sleet, more freezing rain, more snow and rain is expected.

As of 4:00 p.m. on Tuesday, February 1st, Wayne County will be under a Level III Snow Emergency with all non-emergency travel on Wayne County roads prohibited.  Read the full release here: http://local.nixle.com/alert/4645602/

It's important to stay up-to-date to keep yourself and your family safe.  Here are a variety of ways to stay informed:

     *WayNet.org's Public Safety Twitter List (http://twitter.com/#!/list/waynetorg/public-safety)
            (You don't have to sign up for a Twitter account to view this list.)

     *Wayne County Emergency Management Agency: Email or SMS via Nixle (http://local.nixle.com/city/in/richmond/)
            Receive notices via your email account of important local weather and safety information.

     *Radio & TV: WayNet's Media List (http://www.waynet.org/business/media.htm)

     *Palladium-Item/Updates (http://www.pal-item.com/section/UPDATES)

Safety First!
With ice storms, it's not unusual to experience power outages due to downed power lines.  Assume any line that is down is live and report it to 911.  If you're using an alternative power or heat source, be sure to follow these safety tips from the Indiana State Fire Marshall:

     *State Fire Marshall Urges Caution with Alternative Heating Sources (http://www.in.gov/portal/news_events/66520.htm)

WayNet Welcomes the following New Members:
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     *Health Care Credit Union
(http://www.hcpfcu.org/)
           
WayNet is pleased to welcome our newest Sponsoring member, Health Care Credit Union. Credit Unions are not-for-profit cooperatives, owned and directed by their members. Health Care Credit Union is available to serve any person working in the health care profession (and their immediate family members) in the following counties: in Indiana: Wayne, Fayette, Rush, Henry, Union, Franklin, Randolph; in Ohio: Darke, Preble.  You can also follow Health Care Credit Union via Twitter at http://twitter.com/HCPFCU or on Facebook at http://www.facebook.com/hcpfcu.

     *Wayne County Minority Health Coalition (https://www.facebook.com/WCMHC)
           
Wayne County Minority Health Coalition is dedicated to reducing and eliminating health disparities in underserved populations in Wayne County, Indiana.  Follow them on Facebook or watch WayNet's Community Calendar to take advantage of the FREE Life Check Blood Pressure Screenings they offer around the community.

     *North 27 Worship Center (https://north27worshipcenter.wordpress.com/)
        
Visit new WayNet.org member, North 27 Worship Center, to find details on their worship services, learn more about the organization, read timely blog posts and find out how you can contribute to their local ministry: Project Feed Wayne County.

Share Your Photos!
There are sure to be some great photos that come out of this ice storm!  Share your photos via the Wayne County, Indiana Flickr group.  You can join Flick for free!)
     *Wayne County, Indiana Flickr Group
(http://www.flickr.com/groups/waynecountyindiana/)

     *Join Flickr (http://www.flickr.com/)

Stay Warm....Be safe!

 

 

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