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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: 12/27/2019Newly Formed Group Seeks to Assist Flood Recovery for Area ResidentsFor More Information Contact:Tandra SudmanCass County Long Term Recovery Group(402) 267-6765Casscnty.ltrg@gmail.comCass County, NE: Today, after months of work, The Cass County Long Term Recovery Group has officially received its nonprofit designation. While The Cass County Long Term Recovery Group was formed in response to the March flooding, the nonprofit will be a resource to the community for years to come and aims improve the community's resiliency following future natural disasters."Developing an LTRG within Cass County increases the ability to identify individuals who are the most in need and the LTRG can connect resources to those individuals and families as quickly as possible," " said Gary Harpster, Secretary of Cass County Long Term Recovery GroupFEMA predicts that recovery from the March 2019 flood could take several years to complete. During this time, Cass County Long Term Recovery Group will help to ensure individuals and families impacted by the flood receive the support they need to return to a semi-normal atmosphere."It's the LTRG's goal is to prevent an overlapping of services by coordinating resources within the community, by developing a structured process for recovery we can increase the resiliency within the community and help members in an immediate time of need," said Brittney Hensley, Treasurer of Cass County Long Term Recovery GroupThe Cass County Long Term Recovery Group serves residents of the Cass County region. Individuals who need assistance recovering from the flood are encouraged to contact Tandra Sudman at (402) 267-6765 or via email, casscnty.ltrg@gmail.com.Mission statement:Cass County's LTRGs mission is to coordinate recovery services and build resiliency for individuals and families adversely affected by disasters within the Cass County area.Long-Term Recovery Group Participating Organizations: Nebraska Strong Sarpy/Cass Health Department Cass County Emergency ManagementCass County Long Term Recovery Group is actively seeking donations and is a 501(c)(3) tax-exempt organization. Contributions to are tax-deductible to the extent permitted by law.(1:16,23,30)20(43083)

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