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Winnebago County Council

Winnebago County Citizen Corps Mission

The purpose of the Winnebago County Citizen Corp is to educate the community on the importance
of personal and community preparedness through training opportunities, media outlets
and local events and to coordinate local volunteer information among individual organizations.

National Citizen Corps Mission

The mission of Citizen Corps is to harness the power of every individual through education, training,
and volunteer service to make communities safer, stronger, and better prepared to respond
to the threats of terrorism, crime, public health issues, and disasters of all kinds.

Winnebago County Citizen Corps Council

Dina Getty, Chair
Anna Kaye, United Way of Rock River Valley
Steve Guedet, Winnebago County Health Department
Dennis Lolli, Winnebago County ESDA
Chief Joe Corl, City of Rockford Fire Departmentand City of Rockford ESDA
David Pattengale, American Red Cross, Rock River Chapter
Jerry Wiltfang, Winnebago County Sheriff's Office
Dave Persaud, Rockford Memorial Hospital EMS
Jack Finlen, Boone/Winnebago Regional Office of Education
Heather Maier, United Way of Rock River Valley
Fred Diehl, Rockford Public School District 205
Mary Pulliam, Love INC.
Gloria Sjogren, Salvation Army
Karla Chester, Winnebago County Health Department
Stephanie Kuschel, RMH/RHCC Reg. 1
Tom Pratt, Swedish American Hospital
Cyndie Hall, Neighborhood Network
Theresa James, OSF St Anthony Hospital
Bob Wilkerson, Winnebago County Health Department
Lisa Bastian, RSVP/LSSI
John Sweeney, Winnebago County Facilities

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Monthly Health Tips
July - Summertime Safety Tips - CDC Summer Safety
August - Back-to-School Safety Tips - National Safety Council Motorist Tips
September - Let's not forget 911