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Upcoming Events

Scholarship ProgramJan 6
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January Breakfast MeetingWed Jan 14Register Online
23rd Annual ConferenceTue-Wed, Feb 3-4Registration plus
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January 2015 Meeting

Wednesday, January 14, 2015
7:30 am Registration, 8:00-9:00 am Speaker
Topic: Ozone Alert and Weather Forecasts:
How are they derived?  How can your business benefit?
Speaker: Sara Croke, President of Weather or Not Inc.
Location: Matt Ross Community Center, 913-895-6390
8101 Marty St., Overland Park, KS 66204
Cost: $10 members, $15 guests
Register: Register Online, or Contact Jo Moore (themoores4@att.net or 913/648-1571)

Program details:

Our presenter will explain the science and communication protocols that affect Ozone Alert decisions.  Croke will show potential exceedance projections in the region that could occur with EPA's newly proposed standards.  She’ll further clarify what goes into weather forecasting sharing Weather or Not's “Forecasting Plan” and how to integrate it into your operation year round to increase safety and profits.

Sara Croke, President of Weather or Not Inc., the company she founded in 1986 has been contracted by M.A.R.C. to provide ozone dispersion forecasts since their inception in 1995. Her active participation and leadership includes the Mid-America Regional Council's Air Quality Forum, Public Education and Metropolitan Emergency Management Committees, the American Public Works Association Emergency Management Think Tank, APWA Snow Expo, American Meteorological Society, KC Business Journal’s Women Who Mean Business, Toastmasters and Helzberg Entrepreneurial Mentoring Program (HEMP).

Sara has written and presented nationally on business continuity, emergency management communications and weather related innovation for the International Association of Venue Managers, Partnership for Emergency Planning, American Public Works Association as well as the New York Conference of Mayors. 

Conference, Workshop, and Sponsorship/Exhibitor registration is announced:

Graduate and Undergraduate Scholarship - Application Deadline is January 6th!

The Midwest Section Student Scholarship Programs are now open. To ensure adequate human resources and to improve knowledge and skills in the fields of environmental management, the Association provides financial support to qualifying college students. The following scholarships are available:
You can apply online here. We look forward to receiving your application.