On Tuesday, May 3 the Lake Whitney Chamber of Commerce held a ribbon cutting ceremony for Whitney CERT at the Lake Whitney Library.

Whitney CERT is a community emergency response team and they assist first responders during a disaster or when asked to assist in other circumstances by police or fire departments.

If anyone is interested in joining the CERT team, please email whitneycert@gmail.com or contact the Whitney Police Department.

Pictured left to right: Vanessa Meyer (Chamber Director), Javan Walden (team leader), Alex Landesco, Mary Rae (program manager), Glenn Watson, Lissa Watson, Richard Grimes, Kathy Corbin (team leader), Gina Burney, Elsie Russell, Howard Clark, Giovanni Garbellini, Marion Smith, Debbie Clay (Chamber Director).