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      Humane Society’s Christmas                                                                              • Call a humane society Christmas elf at (772) 600-
      In July To Celebrate The                                                                             3216 to make a Christmas in July donation over the phone.
                                                                                                             • Donate in-person at the Palm City shelter or one of

      Spirit Of Giving For Shelter                                                                         the thrift stores.
                                                                                                             “The purpose of this creative campaign is to celebrate

      Animals                                                                                              the spirit of giving that brings us so much joy and
                                                                                                           happiness, while providing valuable and necessary care to
         From July 1 to 31, the Humane Society of the Treasure                                             homeless and helpless animals at our community’s open-
      Coast will be celebrating the spirit of giving by featuring a                                        access, no-kill shelter,” said Sarah Fisher, the humane
      “Giving Tree” at its two thrift store locations in Stuart and                                        society’s communications manager.
      its Palm City shelter. Additionally, from July 6 to 31, the                                             For more information, visit,
      stores are encouraging shoppers to get a jump on Christmas                                           or call (772) 600-3216.
      buying by featuring items related to the Dec. 25 holiday.                                            About The Humane Society Of The Treasure Coast
         The Giving Trees feature tags that represent a specific                                              The Humane Society of the Treasure Coast (HSTC)
      need and corresponding donation amount at the humane   Volunteers Chris Cauvin and Sandy Lund are preparing for   is a no-kill animal welfare organization located at 4100
      society’s Palm City shelter, 4100 S.W. Leighton Farm Ave.;   the Humane Society of the Treasure Coast’s Christmas in   S.W. Leighton Farm Ave. in Palm City, Fla. Since 1955,
      Thrift Store Central, 2585 S.E. Federal Highway, Stuart;   July campaign.                            it has been the leading advocate for animal protection
      and Thrift Store North, 1099 N.W. 21st Street, Stuart.                                               and well-being in the Martin County area. A 501(c)(3)
         There are several ways for the public to participate:     •  Shop  the  humane  society’s Amazon  Wish  List   private, nonprofit organization, the HSTC is independent
         • Pull a tag from one of the trees at the shelter or one   at  When  supporters  shop   and locally operated and relies on donations to support its
      of the thrift stores.                              from the humane society’s Amazon Wish List, Amazon   programs and services. Follow the HSTC on Facebook at
         • Visit the virtual Giving Tree online and donate at   automatically ships their order directly to the shelter. and Twitter                              • Donate a wrapped present to be placed under the   at For more information,
         • Shop at either of the humane society’s thrift stores.  Christmas in July tree at the shelter or thrift store.  visit or call (772) 223-8822.
                                              local govErnMEnt

      Martin County Tax Collector                        tailored toward providing a customer-centric approach   natural, a local mitigation strategy, incident support plans
                                                         and the best possible customer service to handle their   to include post-disaster recovery and redevelopment, a
      Readiness Is The Key To Response                   needs.                                            dedicated re-entry plan, section coordinating procedures,
                                                            Aside from providing services to the taxpayers, the   program plans, a defined methodology of the authority,
      By Ruth “Ski”                                      leadership at the tax collector’s office works diligently in   scope, responsibility, and emergency directive.
      Pietruszewski, CFC                                 directing their focus and attention on the independent task      To remain vigilant  and act in response, we have
         The Martin County                               and coordination of creating an effective comprehensive   assigned and outlined specific job duties, responsibilities,
      Tax Collector’s Office is                          emergency management plan. This plan is an integral part   and tasks to office leadership to help aide in the efforts of
      an agent for the Florida                           in the key to response and readiness for emergency crisis   an emergency declaration. This type of preventive measure
      Department of Highway                              management. This type of plan is critical in establishing   is imperative in a swift response in preventing any loss
      Safety and Motor Vehicles,                         and executing a standard operating procedure known to   or damage to critical assets and damage to the interior
      the Florida Department of                          be effective in providing a swift response and proactive   structure. Our emergency action plans have proven to be
      Revenue,  Florida  Fish  &                         approach in incident response.  The purpose of this   an act of a catalyst for an unannounced crisis. We pride
      Wildlife Conservation, the                         procedure is to protect the safety and security of the office   ourselves in being prudent in the condition of readiness
      Department of Agriculture                          staff, the integrity of taxpayers’ data and instill a sense   to avoid any possible disruption in daily operations. We
      & Consumer Services,                               of safety within the business practice.           continue to review, redevelop, and enhance our response
      Florida Department of Transportation, CFX and tolling      We have developed a purpose of the comprehensive   plans and procedures to be deployable and ready at a
      authorities, Florida Department of Vital Statistics, and   emergency management plan which is to guide the   whim. This year we’ve added AED devices at every tax
      Homeland Security. We strive to provide a multitude   employees on operation and mitigation efforts to prepare,   collector location and have staff trained on their use and
      of services ranging from issuing credentials, collection   respond and recover from any emergency declaration,   CPR to guarantee the health and medical safety of our
      of taxes, concealed carry license and far more. These   from hurricanes, floods, and fires to active shooters. This   staff and our constituents. With our continued efforts in
      services are impactful to the residents of Florida as   is made possible by deploying effective approaches and   coordinating, planning, and directing, we look forward
      they provide a means  of  freedom,  independence,  and   methods tailored towards maximizing response efforts   to continued efforts to revolutionizing the response plan
      functionality in their everyday lives. The services are   and minimizing loss. This includes, but is not limited to,   and procedures in emergency crisis management.
                                                         identifying specific hazard events – rather man-made or
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