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Snellville Boy Scout Troop #506 identified opportunities to help Tropical Storm Irma victims in the Flowers Crossing subdivision on Tuesday, September 12, 2017.

Snellville Boy Scout Troop #506 Lends Helping Hand to Tropical Storm Irma Victims

Hurricane Irma wreaked havoc and destruction throughout parts of the Caribbean and Florida last week. On Monday, September 11, 2017, the weather system, although downgraded to a tropical storm, adversely affected all Georgians with high winds and torrential rains that caused downed power lines, fallen trees, and the death of at least three Georgians. 

Food safety when the power goes out

When the power goes out, inconvenience is just beginning for homeowners who need light, air-conditioning, television, and other appliances to keep their household running. Especially critical is keeping refrigerated and frozen food at the right temperature to ensure safe eating. So in the event of a hurricane, or other natural disasters that result in wide-spread long-term power outages, how long will your food stay safe?

Kim Ryan, CEO Eastside Medical Center

A story of courage from Eastside Medical’s CEO, Kim Ryan

Surviving Hurricane Katrina: Sharing a story of courage under intense pressure takes a tremendous amount of courage in itself. For Eastside Medical Center’s CEO, Kim Ryan, courage under pressure is part of the job description when you take on a leadership role.