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Newsand notesfromCountySupervisorDianneJacob

Helping ourveterans:

Thecounty recently launchedVet Connect,aprogram designedto make iteasierforveterans inour rural areastoaccessneededservices.

It allowsveteransto talkwithcounty VeteransServices staffover theInternet, via avideo and audio link at theJulianLibrary.Theprogram isalsoset tocome tocountylibraries in Campo, PineValleyand other communities.

Newsand notesfromCountySupervisorDianneJacob

Helping ourveterans:

Thecounty recently launchedVet Connect,aprogram designedto make iteasierforveterans inour rural areastoaccessneededservices.

It allowsveteransto talkwithcounty VeteransServices staffover theInternet, via avideo and audio link at theJulianLibrary.Theprogram isalsoset tocome tocountylibraries in Campo, PineValleyand other communities.

TheideaforVetConnect cameupafterveteransand otherscametomeandraised concernsabout their access tocritical services.Withthisinitiative,we’re savingbackcountry residents atime-consumingtrip intotown.

Prepareandprotect:

I recentlyhelped unveil two newfire protectiontoolsas we entered thefall wildfireseason.

Thecounty addedathirdfirefightinghelicopter to itsASTREAfleet, basedat Gillespie Field.TheBell 205 A-1 ++canhoist equipment,ferryfirefightersandhas a 375-gallonwater tankforfiresuppression.

Wealso announcedthecreationof theWildfire HazardMap,whichallowsresidentsto see iftheylive inastate-designatedhazardzone. Italsoprovidescritical information onhowto prepareforwildfire.

A linktotheinteractivemapcanbefoundat www.ReadySanDiego.org.

Playball!:

CongratulationstoAlpineand Lakeside residentsonthenewturf fields atyour local schools–AlpineElementaryand El CapitanHighSchool.

Thecounty’sNeighborhoodReinvestment Programhelpedfundtheprojects. Other program recipientsinrecentyearsincludetheFriends ofthePowayLibraryand Lakeside’s RiverParkConservancy.

For more District2news, goto  www.diannejacob.comor followme onFacebookand Twitter. IfI canassist with acountyissue, pleasecall myofficeat 619-531-5522oremail dianne.jacob@sdcounty.ca.gov.

Have agreat East Countyday!

Dianne

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