Deployments 2007

DateIncident/StageDescriptionAgenciesHOPE TeamsRegion
02/09/2007Whitehall, Montana - Teacher FuneralTeams provided comfort and support for students and staff following the death of a teacher.Whitehall Public SchoolsMary Martin -Team Leader; Teri Larson & Lucky; Vicky Whitney & MajorRMR
02/13/2007Whitehall, Montana - School SupportTeams provided comfort and support for students and staff following the funeral for a teacher.Whitehall Public SchoolsMary Martin -Team Leader; Teri Larson & Lucky; Nancy Dodd & SashaRMR
02/13/2007 - 02/14/2007Georgia Fulton County SchoolsProvided emotional support at an elementary school after a teacher died during lunchFulton County SchoolsDeborah Hatherley & Brinkley
02/16/2007Bozeman, Montana - Flooded ApartmentTeams were called to respond to the Red Cross Evacuation Center to work with displaced residents.American Red CrossSuzy Saltiel & Sloane; Nancy Dodd & SashaRMR
02/27/2007Bozeman, Montana - Abused ChildVisited child in Intensive Care Unit. ** The team was called by the Sheriff’s Dept. to support the child after being interviewed.Bozeman Deaconess Hospital; Gallatin County Sheriff’s Dept.Jan Deal & HannahRMR
04/19/2007 - 04/24/2007Virginia Tech - Blacksburg, VA -Mass ShootingTeams were deployed by the American Red Cross to the campus of Virginia Tech following the mass killing of 32 students and staff.  Teams provided comfort and support to students, staff, and families. Additional work was done in Atlanta at a VT Alumni Association Memorial Service for the the slain people.American Red CrossAmy Rideout & Janie; Yvonne Eaton & Maggie; Jo-Ann Wagner & Buddy; Dawn Eischen & Ginger; Susan Rudloff & Jake; Jill Cucaz & Custer; Chris Miller & Sprite; Bill & Deborah Hatherley & BrinkleyEUS
05/04/2007 - 05/06/2007Georgia WildfiresSupported national disaster wildfire by serving at the Incident Command Post and base camps to provide support and encouragement to firefighters.National Forestry CommissionBill Hatherley, Debbie Hatherley & BrinkleySER
05/18/2007 - 05/20/2007Georgia WildfiresSupported national disaster wildfire by serving at the Incident Command Post and base camps to provide support and encouragement to firefighters.National Forestry CommissionBill Hatherley, Debbie Hatherley & BrinkleySER
06/16/2007San Juan Capistrano, CA -
Operation Purple
Summer camp for children from military families with at least one parent deployed.  Provided comfort and support for kids on first day of camp to help them with separating from parents and engaging with other campersNational Military Family AssociationDiane Valantine & Bailey; Dennis Cajili & Riley; Shelley Smith & Katie; Melanie Davis & CoebePSW
07/16/2007Operation Purple - Santa Barbara, CASummer camp for children from military families with at least one parent deployed.  Provided comfort and support for kids on first day of camp to help them with separating from parents and engaging with other campersNational Military Family AssociationMelanie Davis & Coebe; Claudine Singer & Clifford; Diane Valantine & Bailey; Dave Valantine (Team Leader)PSW
07/11/2007 - 07/20/2007Operation Purple - OregonSummer camp for children from military families with at least one parent deployed.  Provided comfort and support for kids on first day of camp to help them with separating from parents and engaging with other campersNational Military Family AssociationRichard Lowy & Willy; Marcy Lowy & Otis; Mary Rioux-Forker & Zack; Sue Ann Boettcher & Sara; Joanne Huntley & Miss Lillie; Linda Tschida & Candi; Carol Markt & KatiePNW
08/06/2007Family Support Day - Camp Pendleton - CAProvide comfort and support to military families.National Military Family AssociationDennis Cajili & Riley; Katherine Gigandet & Pilot; Harry Adler & Lucy; Sandra Younger & Terra; Kerri Heon-Bautista & MauiPSW
08/12/2007Operation Purple - Upper Marlboro, MDSummer camp for children from military families with at least one parent deployed.  Provided comfort and support for kids on first day of camp to help them with separating from parents and engaging with other campersNational Military Family AssociationTony Fiorino & Cyrus, Sherri Foster & Zoey, Chris Miller & Sprite,
Amy Rideout & Janie,
Janet Velenovsky & Kaizen
EUS
10/23/2007Canyon Fire - Base Camp - Santa Clarita, CAProvided support and encouragement to firefighters and staff of the Canyon Fire.Los Angeles County Fire Dept.Diane Valantine & Bailey; Dave ValantinePSW
10/24/2007Santiago Fire - Red Cross Shelter - Orange County, CAProvided comfort and encouragement to evacuees of the Santiago Wildfire.American Red CrossLois Abrams, Duke & Romeo; Melanie Davis & Coebe; Katherine Gigandet & Pilot; Pam Bertz & CinderPSW
10/24/2007San Diego Fires - San Diego, CAProvided comfort and encouragement to fire evacuees at Qualcomm Stadium, San DiegoCity and County of San DiegoDave Valantine & BaileyPSW
10/24/2007Arrowhead Fire - San Bernardino, CAProvided comfort and encouragement to fire evacuees at Orange Show Fairgrounds Red Cross Shelter.American Red CrossGeorgia Whitlock & Tobi; Heather Vari & Bernie; Dave Valantine & BaileyPSW
10/25/2007Arrowhead Fire - San Bernardino, CAProvided comfort and encouragement to fire evacuees at Orange Show Fairgrounds Red Cross Shelter.American Red CrossGeorgia Whitlock & Tobi; Taryn Hefler & Darby; Pam Bertz & Cinder; Lois Abrams & Duke; Noreen Yoshida-Peer & Gina; Liz Martin & RomeoPSW
10/25/2007Harris Fire - Gillespie Base Camp - San Diego, CAProvided support and encouragement to firefighters at base campCal FireSandra Younger & Terra; Susan Harris & DenaliPSW
10/26/2007Harris Fire - San Diego, CAProvided comfort and encouragement to fire evacuees at Steele Canyon High School Evacuation CenterAmerican Red CrossSandra Younger & Terra; Susan Harris & DenaliPSW
10/26/2007Arrowhead Fires - San Bernardino, CAProvided comfort and encouragement to fire evacuees at Orange Show Fairgrounds Red Cross Shelter.American Red CrossGeorgia Whitlock & Tobi; Dennis Cajili & Riley; Diane Valantine & Bailey; Dave ValantinePSW
10/27/2007Poomacha Base Camp - Valley Center, CAProvided support and encouragement to firefighters at base campCal FireGeorgia Whitlock & Tobi; Susan Harris & Denali; Melanie Davis & CoebePSW
10/28/2007Arrowhead Fires - San Bernardino, CAProvided comfort and encouragement to evacuees of the Santiago Wildfire.American Red CrossRobert Newman & Bosley; Taryn Hefler & Darby; Harry Adler & Lucy; Debbie Dalton & Sadie; Kathy Lowmiller & TimmyPSW
10/28/2007Poomacha Fire - Valley Center, CATeams attended a public information meeting at the request of Cal Fire.  Provided support and encouragement to evacuees of the Poomacha Fire.Cal FireGeorgia Whitlock & Tobi; Susan Harris & Denali; Sandra Younger & Terra; Kerri Heon-Bautista & Maui; Dave Valantine & BaileyPSW
10/28/2007Poomacha Base Camp - Valley Center, CAProvided support and encouragement to firefighters at Poomacha Fire Base Camp.Cal FireGeorgia Whitlock & Tobi; Susan Harris & Denali; Sandra Younger & Terra; Kerri Heon-Bautista & Maui; Melanie Davis & Coebe; Dave Valantine & BaileyPSW
11/00/2007Hapeville Elementary - Fulton County Atlanta, GA (No date(s) entered)Hapeville Elementary HOPE Project. This project began as a classroom activity and instruction on dog safety, different kinds of working dogs, care for dogs, and emotional support for students. The students write letters to Brinkley and Tikva and the dogs write letters back and provide emotional support.Fulton County SchoolsDeborah Hatherley & Brinkley/TikvaSER
11/19/2007Police Officer Memorial - Alpharetta, GAProvided emotional support for family, co-workers, and friends at a Memorial Service for Alpharetta Police Sergeant.Alpharetta CERTBill Hatherley and Deborah Hatherley & BrinkleySER