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Lennette joins Perilchute Response Planning Systems, LLC.

November 21, 2012

Perilchute Response Planning Systems, LLC. is a emergency planning and preparedness firm (  dedicated to the creation of web-based tools that enable emergency planning and collaboration among organizations having a vital role in the response and recovery of local communities.

Perilchute Response Planning Systems, LLC has a number of products available and in development that can assist you in preparing your organization for anticipated and unexpected disaster events. Our suite of web-based tools includes:

· ChurchSAFE (

· SynagogueSAFE (

· CBOSafe – currently in development

· SmallBizSAFE – currently in development

The Perilchute Team includes Laurie Friedman, Doug LaMar and Lennette Dease

Our combined experience of more than 75 years in emergency response and emergency planning allow us to create effective and affordable plan writing tools.

With all this experience you can count on us to:

  • Know the importance of planning for emergencies.
  • Understand the value of thinking through what you need to do.
  • Know how to organize critical information and present it exactly the way you need it in an emergency.
  • Demonstrate that emergency planning can be a simple, interesting and engaging activity.

We will continue to provide innovative tools to promote readiness within your congregation. Soon, we will have a network of approved consultants and vendors. Right now, you can connect with us on Facebook and Twitter. We will be there to share ideas and expert advice.


Weeks after Sandy, churches continue to help lead relief effort

November 21, 2012

 Reblogged from CNN Belief Blog:

By Sarah Hoye, CNN Follow @SarahHoyeCNN

Coney Island, New York (CNN) – Pastor Connie Hulla heads down the street toward the setting sun, her cowboy boots clicking against the sidewalk.

“Don’t worry, we have plenty of food inside,” she calls out over the rumble of a commercial generator to a line of residents snaking around her Coney Island Gospel Assembly church.

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