Operational Update

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Bobbi Snethen

Bobbi hails from Madison, WI, and graduated from the University of Wisconsin where she studied journalism and strategic communication. Following a stint as a freelance reporter, she served as a public relations professional in the nonprofit sector working to enhance community service through storytelling and online engagement.

In response to the severe thunderstorms and tornadoes that destroyed roughly 75 percent of Pilgrim, NE, we’ve launched Operation: Tough Town, honoring Pilger’s motto, “The little town too tough to die.”

A reconnaissance team is currently identifying the immediate needs by working with local emergency management agencies and gathering intel on the ground. As Region 7 prepares to stand up a command team for a response, the scope of work will likely include debris removal, volunteer management, and damage assessments.