Published by. Citizens’ Voice
August 31st, 2017
The Disaster Recovery Coalition of Luzerne County (DRCLC) recently held its annual meeting at the Holiday Inn in Wilkes-Barre, where it presented John Thalenfeld, president and CEO, Trion Industries, with its Community Partner Award for Trion’s assistance following the flooding of September 2011. Trion donated nearly 10,000 square feet of space to house disaster related supplies and equipment used by the DRCLC.
Members of the Disaster Recovery Coalition of Luzerne County, from left, are Mike Zimmerman, chief executive officer, Family Service Association of NEPA; Jennifer Deemer, vice president of community impact, United Way of Wyoming Valley; John Thalenfeld, president and CEO, Trion Industries; Jan Thyren, former volunteer coordinator, First United Presbyterian Church of West Pittston, and Charles Barber, president and CEO, The Luzerne Foundation.
Launched in 2011, the Disaster Recovery Coalition of Luzerne County (DRCLC) ties together an existing, proven information and referral service, Help Line/2-1-1, with the Luzerne County Long-Term Disaster Recovery Case Management Service, to provide complete services to people who experienced flooding-related losses in Luzerne County.