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NAPLES COMMANDER DAN PROCTOR DEPLOYED FOR HURRICANE HERMINE SUPPORT
 
Naples, FL – Major Dan Proctor, Regional Coordinator for The Salvation Army in Collier County, has been deployed to Ocala, Florida to serve in disaster work for the next 7 days in the wake of Hurricane Hermine.
 
He will be serving as Finance and Administration Chief in an Area Command office set up in Ocala to cover a number of counties impacted by Hurricane Hermine.  In this role, Major Proctor’s responsibilities will include but are not limited to Accounting and Statistics duties, disaster site personnel management, arranging meals, lodging and travel for disaster workers, clerical management, and supporting communications efforts to disaster workers. Other Salvation Army officers and volunteers from across the state will also be serving from this location.
 
Proctor, a certified disaster worker and member of the International Association of Emergency Managers, has a long history of disaster response, dating back to Hurricane Frederic in Biloxi, Mississippi in 1979.  He served as Incident Commander for Hurricane Andrew in Homestead, Florida for three weeks in 1992.  Other disaster service followed, including flooding in Jackson, Mississippi, tornadoes in Oklahoma City, and fire and other hurricane responses.
 
Major Proctor is a certified disaster trainer for The Salvation Army and conducts classes based on national Salvation Army courses.  He has had over 100 hours of classroom training in disaster response.
 
At this time, the best ways to support The Salvation Army’s efforts to help victims of Hurricane Hermine are:   
 
Donate by mail:
The Salvation Army
PO BOX 1959
Atlanta, GA 30301 
Please designate Hermine on all checks 
 
Donate by phone:
call 1-800-SAL-ARMY
text STORM to 51555 to receive a donation link for easy mobile giving
No in-kind gifts are being requested for the Hurricane Hermine response.

About The Salvation Army
The Salvation Army, an evangelical part of the universal Christian Church established in 1865, has been supporting those in need in His name without discrimination for 130 years in the United States. Nearly 30 million Americans receive assistance from The Salvation Army each year through the broadest array of social services that range from providing food for the hungry, relief for disaster victims, assistance for the disabled, outreach to the elderly and ill, clothing and shelter for the homeless and opportunities for underprivileged children. Learn more about our local efforts in Collier County at www.SalvationArmyNaples.org  
The Salvation Army is proud to be a United Way partner agency.

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