Item Coversheet
Brunswick County Board of Commissioners
JuneĀ 21, 2021

Action Item # 2. -

Andrea White

Presentation - Tornado Relief Volunteer Recognition

Issue/Action Requested:
Request that the Board of Commissioners recognize volunteer/service efforts following the deadly EF-3 tornado of February 15, 2021 in Brunswick County.
Background/Purpose of Request:

On the evening of February 15, 2021, a deadly EF-3 tornado developed across southwestern Brunswick County, leaving behind multiple fatalities, injuries, damage and destruction along a 22 mile long path before lifting.  During, and following the devastation, the affected communities witnessed an tremendous response from individuals, organizations, and businesses reaching out to assist in recovery and relief efforts.   


The Board wishes to express its gratitude, and acknowledge those efforts by presenting certificates of appreciation to the following:


Atlantic Telephone Membership Corporation (ATMC)

American Red Cross

Atkinson Fire Department

Beach Happy Market

Beach Road Baptist Church
Beulah Baptist Church

Bills Food Truck

Boiling Spring Lakes Fire Department

Bolivia Fire Department

Briles Johnson (NC Commission on Volunteerism and Community Service)

Brunswick Baptist Association

Brunswick Christian Recovery Center (BCRC)

Brunswick County Code Administration

Brunswick County Emergency Management

Brunswick County Health and Human Services

Brunswick County Operation Services

Brunswick County Sheriff's Office

Brunswick County VOAD --Voluntary Organizations Active In Disasters
Brunswick Family Assistance

Brunswick Plantation Gold Course and Community

Brunswick Senior Resources Inc.
Butcher of Brunswick

Calabash Elk's Lodge #2697

Calabash Fire Department
Calabash Covenant Presbyterian Church
Calvary Baptist Church
Camp United Methodist Church
Cape Fear Association of Baptist Churches
Cape Fear Volunteer Center
Carmine's Deli

Carolinas Coastal Construction Group

Catholic Charities
Century 21 of North Myrtle Beach
Christian Disaster Service
Christian Recovery Center, Inc.
Church of Jesus Christ Latter Day Saints
Civietown Fire Department
Columbus Baptist Association

Committee to Honor America's Veterans

Congressman David Rouzer

Crow Creek Golf Course and Community

Duke Energy

Elite Homes by Forest Taylor
Fibber McGees
First Baptist Church (Oak Island)
First Baptist Church (Shallotte)
Food Lion
Gateway Landing Christian Rehabilitation Center
GLS Construction
Grissettown-Longwood Fire Department
Guy C. Lee
Home Depot (North Myrtle Beach)
Home Depot (Shallotte)
Horry County Fire & Rescue
J & S Tree Removal
Jennies Branch Baptist Church

Knights of Columbus Council #9039

Kure Memorial Lutheran Church
Leland Fire Department
Lemon Tree Marketplace
Lowes Home Improvement (North Myrtle Beach)
Lowes Home Improvement (Southport)
Lowes Home Improvement (Shallotte)
Lutheran Services
McDonalds Corp - Ocean Isle Beach

Meadowland's Golf Course and Community

Mennonite Brethren Church
Mission Barbeque
NC Baptists on Mission
NC Department of Insurance
NC Department of Transportation
New Beginnings Community Church
New Hanover Co. Fire Rescue/ NC USAR TF-11
Phil Triplett- North Carolina Emergency Management
North Side Baptist Church
Northwest Fire Department
Ocean Isle Beach Life Church
Ocean Isle Beach Fire Department
Ocean Ridge Community Members
Ocean Ridge Golf /Coastal Communities
Ocean View Baptist Church
Old Shallotte Baptist Church
Operation BBQ Relief
Peace Baptist Church (Whiteville)
Pelican's Perch
Pender EMS & Fire
Phoenix Landscape Services
Preferred Land Care
River of Life Baptist Church
Rocky Point Fire Department
Rotary-Southport Oak Island
Rowan Baptist Church
SC Baptist Men
Seaside Methodist Church
Sharky’s Restaurant
Shepherd Assembly Church
Soldier Bay Baptist Church
South Brunswick Islands Rotary
Southport Fire Department
Southport Baptist Church

Southport Rotary Club

Spokes of Hope
St. Luke's Lutheran Church
Sunset Beach Fire Department

Sunset Beach Turtle Watch

Sunset Vision

Supply Fire Department

The Bird Stewards

The Old Bridge Historical Society

The Honorable Roy Cooper (Governor of NC)

The Salvation Army of Cape Fear

Town of Sunset Beach

Tri-Beach Fire Department
Trinity UMC, Southport
UMCOR - United Methodist Committee on Relief
Volunteer NC
Waccamaw Fire Department
Walmart (Shallotte)
Walmart (North Myrtle)
Whiteville Fire Department
Wilmington Fire /Hazmat Team
Wings Ministry
Winnabow Fire Department
Woodmen of The World
Wrightsville Beach Baptist Church

Fiscal Impact:
Not Applicable
Approved By County Attorney:
Not Applicable
Advisory Board Recommendation:
Not Applicable 
County Manager's Recommendation:
Recommend that the Board of Commissioners recognize volunteer/service efforts following the deadly EF-3 tornado of February 15, 2021 in Brunswick County.
Template - Certificate of Appreciation