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Caroline County Exercises CPOD Operations
Thursday, April 25, 2013
April 25, 2013 Denton, MD
Caroline County Emergency Management conducted their first annual CPOD exercise on Thursday April 25th. Cindy Towers, Emergency Management's Assistant Director said "The exercise went very well, our Recreation and Parks Department was well prepared and demonstrated a coordinated approach to CPOD operations."
The exercise began at 9am when the county Recreation and Parks staff set up the site at the new WALMART in Denton, Maryland. By 10am volunteers and general citizens were driving through the site receiving their commodities.
Sue Simmons the County's Director of Recreation and Parks thanked WALMART for their cooperation and support stating; "Walmart demonstrated a great sense of community, they offered their assistance and donated supplies we cannot thank them enough."
The exercise concluded just after noon with a hot wash and dismantling of the traffic cones, signs and tents.