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Excerpt from Spring 2018 Nutrition Link:
Member Spotlight : Responding During Disasters : School Nutrition Super Heroes
The year was 1992, and I remember it well. I had a home for sale in Palm Beach County, and had just purchased a home in Sarasota County, when a hurricane the size of the entire State of Florida loomed off-shore. Sadly, Hurricane Andrew was responsible for major devastation in Miami/Dade County. Fortunately for many of us, Palm Beach County was spared, as was Sarasota County. However, the hurricane and the weeks that followed left an indelible mark on me. I visited Miami every weekend to visit my husband, who was helping with the recovery effort. I realized I had not been ready for the storm, at work or at home. My school nutrition staff in Sarasota County, many of whom I had recently met as the new director, were not ready.
(...to read the rest of the article, see page 9 of the Spring 2018 Nutrition Link)