Black Hills Recovery Network
Making Your World a Little Safer
Serving Western Custer County
Ludwick Family Foundation
Awards $59,000 to
Black HillsRecovery Network.
The Ludwick Family Foundation is pleased to announce that Black Hills Recovery Network has been awarded $59,000. This grant will assist in the completion of a Flood Mitigation Project in western South Dakota. This non-profit organization's mission is to provide education, referrals and assistance in developing a quality disaster response system that addresses the unmet needs, after a natural disaster in western South Dakota. This grant was presented through the Ludwick Family Foundation’s US grant program. Arthur and Sarah Ludwick, Tom and Sharon Warner, Erik and Eileen Ludwick, Dan and Heidi Hanson serve on the board of the Ludwick Family Foundation. Founded in 1990 by Arthur and Sarah Ludwick, the Ludwick Family Foundation is a philanthropic organization committed to assisting a broad array of groups that are working to make a positive difference in the world.
According to, Dan Holsworth, Vice President, of Black Hills Recovery Network, “this grant will help to develop a plan to ensure that the permanent corrective measures be taken, we are pleased to be the recipient of such a generous grant".
Youth Volunteers Resolve to Be Ready
Hermosa, SD– Anytime is a perfect time to Resolve to be Readyand Black hillsrecovery Network is proud to be promoting emergency preparedness for 2012/2013. To help spread the message and make members of our community better prepared, Black Hills Recovery Network is sponsoring a Youth Group active in the Ready Campaign. The Federal Emergency Management Agency’s (FEMA) Ready Campaign, Resolve to be Readyis a nationwide effort designed to increase awareness as well as encourage individuals, families, businesses and communities to take action and prepare for emergencies.
Be informed. Know the hazards and risks in your area.
o Make a family emergency plan, so you know how you would communicate with and find your loved ones if a disaster hit.
o Build an emergency supply kit – both at home and in the car – that includes water, food and first aid supplies to help you survive if you lose power or get stranded in your car. This is especially important for dealing with icy roads and snowstorms this winter.
o Get Involved – Find out how you can help promote preparedness in our community.
BHRN youth volunteers will be delivering this message to residents of Hermosa, by going door to door with Ready Campaign literature. They will also be at local businesses in the coming months, delivering their message and handouts. Please stop in and support these kids by signing their Pledge to Prepare .