Update from Sand Springs, OK

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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.

An outbreak of severe weather swept through regions of Oklahoma on March 25. Two tornados caused damage across the area in the communities of Moore and Sand Springs, causing numerous road closures, power outages, and other property damage. 

Team Rubicon members are deployed to Sand Springs to assist with the ongoing relief efforts, specifically to support incident management assistance, spontaneous volunteer coordination, and debris removal services in coordination with local and state authorities. 

Members within 450 miles of Sand Springs who have completed Module One and a background check within Roll Call can register their availability for Operation: Roughneck here. The operation officially begins today is expected to conclude on April 4.

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Members of Regions 6 and 7 are supporting Operation: Roughneck in Sand Springs, OK through April 4.