Ascension Parish President Tommy Martinez has proclaimed September to be National Preparedness Month in Ascension Parish, a news release said.
Parish Council Chairman Randy Clouatre read the proclamation aloud during the Sept. 3 council meeting in Donaldsonville. Ascension Parish Office of Homeland Security and Emergency Preparedness Director Rick Webre, Operations and Training Section Chief Ami Clouatre and Planning/Intelligence Officer Meredith Conger accepted the proclamation.
Anyone interested in developing a family assistance plan or a family readiness plan can call (225) 621-8360. Parish residents can follow the department’s Facebook page at facebook.com/apohsep for updated information on natural disasters.