Drills & Events 2019

Start DateEventDescriptionAgencyTeamsRegion
01/10/2019Westmont HS "Winter Wish" ProgramGranting the "Winter Wish" of students at Westmont HS of having canines visit the campusWestmont HS Activities Director (CA)Michael Jacobs/Molly - Christi Bragg/Gerti - Kathy Felix/CodyPSW
01/10/2019Mesa AZ police department peer supportHelping new Mesa PD police recruits and their families deal with starting the academy Mesa Police Department (AZ)Marla Martella/Yodi - Stephanie Clark/Parker - Beth Ells/Cinder - Sharon Martin/AbbyPSW
01/16/2019San Diego VOAD MeetingVOAD MeetingSD VOAD (CA)Michelle Ray/SundancePSW
01/22/2019El Dorado HS finals weekPublic Relations with CRN and Placentia/Yorba Linda School DistrictEl Dorado HS Activities Director (CA)Steve Booth/Henry - Carol Betzer/Nikki - Linda Teahen/Calvin - Kathy Lowmiller/Mariah PSW
01/27/2019Universty of AZ College of MedicineSTEM Learning EventU of A Event Coordinator (AZ)Marla Martella/Yodi - Mary Lou Jennings/Cricket - Jamie Deppey/MandaPSW
02/08/2019U.S. Army Family Weekend, St. Augustine, FLMandatory training for military members, accompanied by families, approx. 300 in attendance; 2/8 & 9, 2019.U.S. ArmyAnne Bell, Kathy Burns, Lori Coleman, Sandy Kalota, Janet Kemmerer, Susan SmallingSER
02/13/2019AZ Statewide Public Safety Peer Support TrainingComfort attendees of a Crisis Communication, Suicide Prevention and Self Care trainingDetective Jonathon Appel-Mesa Police Department (AZ)Diane Spence and Chole - Beth Ells and Cinder - Marla Martella and YodiPSW
02/12/2019MN Governor's Homeland Security and Emergency Management ConferencePresentation on HOPE AACR to Emergency Managers, first responders, relief agencies, and schools from all counties in MN.MN Department of Public Safety/HSEMLaura Fruci and Gioia; Lisa Bugman and Ivy; Bill and Julie Powell and WinstonMWR
2/19/2019WA State Police Academy Graduation
Burien, WA
Interact with families of graduating first res-ponders to help them understand the stresses their family will have WA State PoliceLeslie Williams
Ailynn Knox Collins and Lady Rose
02/27/2019Coconino County VOAD Meeting - Flagstaff, AZAZ VOAD meetingCoconino County (AZ)Pam Reinke/Hope and Diane Spence/ChloePSW
03/02/2019Chandler Horizon Rotary Club Fundraiser.Annual Hole-in-One Golf Event, A major fundraiser for the year.Chandler Rotary (AZ) Sharon Martin & Abby, Beth Ells & Cinder, Wendy Guy & Stella, Marsha Sturm & Naelee, Jamie Deppey & Manda, Marla Martella & YodiPSW
03/03/2019California Association for Play TherapyProvide support to attendees at the Annual Southern California Regional Conference for the California Association for Play TherapyCalifornia Association for Play Therapy (CA) Susan Harris & Izzy, Cathleen McMurran & Fargo, Grace Chen & Bagel, Jodi Smith & Daltrey PSW
03/07/2019Avondale Police Department Peer Support Presentation Presentation to the Avondale Police Department on how we could assist the PD Peer Support. Avondale Police Department Jamie Deppy/MandaPSW
03/07/2019Wheaton College Graduate School (IL)Presentation to graduate students taking a course in Disaster/Trauma Mental HealthHumanitarian and Disaster Leadership Program.Terri Rafter and Sweetie: Cathy Barnes and Anela; Julie Bereckis and DekeMWR
Deployment Agency emergency fair
Presentation and Fair booth at the CODA
Deployment Agency
Morongo Basin Sexual Assault Services Bari & Star, Jodi and Daltrey, Katy and Wall-E
03/12/2019Michigan Region 5 Medical Reserve CorpsPresentation to a wide variety of medical responders on the value of HOPE when they respond to incidents.Michigan Region 5 Medical Reserve Corps.Nicholas Meier and Kayak; Julia Meier and IschglMWR
03/14/2019City of Santa Clara Office of Emergency Services Presentation. Presentation to the City of Santa Clara Office of Emergency ServicesCity of Santa Clara (CA) Office of Emergency ServicesChristie Bragg/Gertie,Jennifer Rose/Lady Grace, Anna Swardenski, Mike Jacobs and Molly
03/13/2019E15 minutes for Rancho Cucamonga HighE15 programSan Bernardino County (CA) SherriffKaty Priest & Wall-E
Jodi and Daltrey
03/14/2019Maricopa County DEMA- Reception and Care Center Exercise Palo Verde Generating station held a mass exercise in Wickenburg at the local High SchoolMaricopa County Department of Emergency ManagementJamie Deppy/Manda, Stephanie Clark/Parker and Natalie WidomskiPSW
03/14/2019Rancho Cucamonga Fire District: CERT PresentationHOPE presentation to CERT Emergency Management Coordinator Rancho (CA) Cucamonga Fire Protection DistrictJodi and DaltreyPSW
02/27/2019Akron Children's Hospital Doggie BrigadeHOPE presentation via webcast to potential HOPEfuls.Akron Children's HospitalWhitney Romine, TL
Nicholas Meier (via webcast):
Julia Meier (via webcast
03/16/2019Women Veterans Recognition Conference, Jacksonville, FLProvided support to the women veterans attending the conference.Northeast Florida Women Veterans AssociationAnne Bell & Jule; Janet Kemmerek & Kasper; Susan Smalling & Molly MaeSER
03/23/2019Yellow Ribbon Event for 129th RQW
Provide comfort to military personal attending Yellow Ribbon ProgramADC Management Services (Norcal CA) Martha Kessler & Oliver, Christi Bragg & Gertie, Jennifer Rose & Lady Grace. Kathy Felix and Cody
03/23/2019MN-VOAD Annual ConferenceProvided information about HOPE and connected with a wide variety of organizations.Minnesota VOADBill and Julie Powell and Winston; Laura Fruci MWR
03/27/2019Human Trafficking WorkshopTeams attended to learn to identify human trafficking victims, but were called upon to provide comfort to attendees during this highly emotional topic.Women in Crisis, Algoma Ontario DistrictKelly December, TL
Julia Meier and Ischgl;
Nicholas Meier and Kayak
04/02/2019 Mountain View High School PresentationPresentation about HOPE and our crisis response work to several counselorsMountain View High School Counselors Marla Martella and YodiPSW
04/04/2019Every 15 Minutes - San Jacinto High SchoolEvery 15 Minutes - San Jacinto High SchoolCalifornia Highway PatrolCarol Betzer and Nikki; Laura Finlon and Gunner; Katie Priest and Wall-E and Bette Caldwell - Team LeaderPSW
04/06/2019Winged Hope RunGilbert IRun4Good event which was well attended by Gilbert and Chandler Police, Fire and Courts and Council membersJoyce McLaren, President, Winged HopeBeth Ells and Cinder, Pam Reinke and Hope, Marsha Sturm and Naelee, Marla Martella and YodiPSW
04/07/2019Rancho Cucamonga CERT Basic Training
Jodi was asked to present on "Disaster Psychology" and HOPE AACR at the local Basic CERT TrainingCity of Rancho Cucamonga Rancho Cucamonga Fire Protection District (CA)Jodi and DaltreyPSW
04/11/2019COAD MeetingMet with Orange County Chapter of COADOrange County, CA COADSteve Booth and HenryPSW
04/08/2019Crime Victim's Rights WeekShared HOPE's mission with a wide variety of community agencies. Delta County (MI) Prosecutor's Office and Bay CollegeKaren Alvord and Charles; Keena Jones and BellaMWR
Pray for Bay, Panama City, FLEvent marked the 6-month anniversary of Hurricane Michael.Florida Presbyterian Disaster Assistance NetworkSusan Smalling and Molly MaeSER
04/11/2019Competitive Edge Academy, Yucaipa Fifth grade students projects called Exhibitions on finding a problem in the world and how to take action to help and raise awarenessCompetitive Edge Academy (CA)Bari Boersma and Star PSW
04/11/2019Beaumont High School E15M Retreat
Comfort E15 students during the retreat portion of the program California Highway PatrolCarol Betzer and NikkiPSW
04/11/2019Beaumont High School E15 minute Program
Comfort Students and staff during the demonstration of the E15 programCalifornia Highway PatrolKaty Priest/Wall-E and Jackie Martin/Stanford PSW
04/11/2019California Science Center event. Promo Party at the Center, where they were promoting an exhibit called "Dogs! Science Tail.California Science CenterJan Heppert and Sequoia; Cathleen McMurran and Fargo; Grace Chen and BagelPSW
04/13/2019Crime Survivors Superhero Walk/Run
Crime Survivors resource center to host a booth at their Superhero's walk/run event.Patricia Wenskunas Founder CEOGrace and Bagel and Steve and HenryPSW
04/13/2019Yellow Ribbon EventYellow Ribbon event for USAF Reserve, Pre and Post Deployment. USAFKatherine Jarrett & Teddy, Grace Chen & Bagel, Pam Bertz and Rusty & Lawana Heald and RobbyPSW
04/17/2019University of Irvine "Take Back the Night" event UCI's 20th Annual Take Back the Night Event that is for the purpose of calling awareness of sexual ViolenceUCI Wellness CenterKatherine Jarrett & Teddy, Grace Chen & Bagel, Pam Bertz and Rusty & Lawana Heald and RobbyPSW
04/14/2019National Public Safety Telecommunicators WeekHOPE teams were invited to visit with JFRD's Emergency Communications team as part of the National Public Safety Telecommunicators Week. HOPE teams visited 4/14, 4/18 and 4/19 at various times to cover all shifts.Jacksonville Fire & Rescue DepartmentAnne Bell, Kathy Burns, Sandy Kalota, Janet Kemmerer, Susan SmallingSER
04/15/2019National Public Safety Telecommunicators WeekHOPE teams were invited to visit with the Jacksonville Sheriff Office's 911 Communications Center as part of National Public Safety Telecommunicators Week. HOPE teams visited 4/15, 4/17 and 4/18 at various times to cover all shifts.Jacksonville Sheriff's OfficeAnne Bell, Kathy Burns, Lori Coleman, Sandy Kalota, Janet Kemmerer and Susan SmallingSER
04/18/2019San Bernardino County VOADQuarterly VOAD meeting for our region for the San Bernardino VOADSan Bernardino County VOADLaura Finlon and Gunner - Katie Priest and Wall-EPSW
04/172019School Safety ConferenceSponsored by the IL State Board of Education and the NE IL COAD, HOPE shared its mission and interacted with a large number of attendees.IL State Board of Education/ NE IL COADConnie Peterson, Team Leader; Terri Rafter and Sweetie; Cathy Barnes and Anela; Julia Bereckis and DekeMWR
04/19/2019Pre-exam Stress ReliefOur regularly schedule semester visit during exam week to provide students a much needed break.Lake Superior State UniversityGinger Stratton, Team Leader; Brend Ransom and Raven; Julia Meier and Ischgl; Nicholas Meier and KayakMWR
04/16/2019HOPE PresentationPresentation to area school principals to inform them about HOPE.Schoolcraft Delta ISD (MI)Karen Alvord and CharlesMWR
04/15/2019Mental Health FairInteraction with students, staff, and volunteers. Explained HOPE's mission and purpose.Engadine Consolidated Schools (MI)Keena Jones and Bella; Karen Alvord and Charles; Kelly December and DaisyMWR
04/24/2019UofA College of Pharmacy presentationWe were asked to come and help them de-stress and also educate about Crisis Response DogsUofA College of PharmacyDiane Spence/Chloe, Jamie Deppy/Manda, Natalie WidomskiPSW
04/27/2019"Sound the Alarm" Kick OffHOPE teams were invited to participate in kick off of ARC's 3-week "Sound the Alarm" event.American Red Cross North Florida Region, Jacksonville, FLKathy Burns/Libby, Sandy Kalota/Joey, Susan Smalling/Molly MaeSER
04/27/2019Crime Survivors Superhero Walk
HOPE teams were asked to host a booth at this event. Event is to support survivors of violent crimesGrace & Bagel, Stephanie & Berlin, Jodi and Daltrey PSW
05/01/2019Orange County Department of Education Presentation HOPE presentation Orange County Department of EducationPam Bertz and Rustee, Cathleen McMurran and Fargo- HenryPSW
05/02/2019Newport-Mesa School district a presentation about HOPEHOPE Presentation Newport-Mesa School District (CA)Grace Chen and Bagel, Pam Bertz and Rustee, HenryPSW
04/29/19Yellow Ribbon Event (IL)Interacted with families and children of military members.USAFTerri Rafter and Sweetie; Cathy Barnes and Anela; Amy Read and BusterMWR
04/27/2019Medical DrillShared HOPE's mission and interacted with participants.Hamilton Co. (IN) CERTGayle Sprinkle and CharlieMWR
03/21/2019PresentationShared HOPE's mission with special educations teachers and students.Butler UniversityGayle Sprinkle and CharlieMWR
04/30/2019PresentationPresented HOPE's mission to scouts working on a merit badge on the differences between service, working, comfort, and companion dogs.Glendon Girl Scouts (IN)Gayle Sprinkle and CharlieMWR
04/24/2019Law Office Appreciation DayStress relief for employees.McNeely Law (IN)Gayle Sprinkle and Charlie
04/25/2019Murrieta E15HOPE was asked to participate in the Every 15 Minute Program at Murrieta Valley High SchoolMurrieta Police Dept/Murrieta School DistrictBari Boersma and Star, Katherine Priest and Wall-EPSW
04/25/2019Take Your Child to Work DayMet and greeted 100 children and gave a presentation about HOPE.FEMA Region VTerri Rafter and Sweetie; Cathy Barnes and AnelaMWR
05/01/2019Chandler Horizon Rotary BreakfastAZ teams were the beneficiary of a donation from them as a result of our continued support of their Hole in One Golf fundraiser. Chandler Horizon Rotary (AZ)Marla Martella and Yodi
Pam Reinke and Hope.
05/02/2019VOAD Organization MeetingParticipated in forming a VOAD in Michigan's Region 8MI-VOAD
Michigan State Police Emergency Management and Homeland Security Division
Keena Jones and BellaMWR
05/02/2019Yucaipa High School Mental Health Fair
This was the first time they hosted a mental health fair. It was organized and run, along with teacher/counselor support, by the schools mental health classYucaipa High School College & Career Center (CA)Katy Priest and Wall-E, Laura Finlon and GunnerPSW
05/19/2019CA Air National Guard Reintegration Yellow Ribbon ProgramWe were again asked to be a Resource Provider at the CA Air National Guard
Reintegration Yellow Ribbon program for 3 Air Wings who had recently
returned from deployment
ADC Management Services, Inc. Constance Howell & Kelda II, Pam Bertz and RusteePSW
05/20/2019County of Los Angeles Department of Medical Examiner-CoronerChief Deputy Director regarding Calvin and I being deployed to visit his staff of 250 employees who deal with death in some way or another all day, every day.Paul Parker, Chief Deputy DirectorLinda Teahen and CalvinPSW
05/18/2019FL Air National Guard Yellow Ribbon EventYellow Ribbon pre- and post-deployment for about 411 FL Air National Guard members.Florida Air National GuardAnne Bell/Jule; Lori Coleman/Deacon; Pat Bellis/Milo; Janet Kemmerer/KasperSER
05/17/2019Florida Governor's Hurricane ConferenceRepresented HOPE AACR with Florida VOAD during conference.Florida VOAD/Florida Governor's OfficeSusan Smalling/Molly MaeSER