BV County Emergency Management awarded funds from Alceco

Buena Vista County Emergency Management was awarded matching grants from Alceco, a farmer-owned cooperative and the Land O’Lakes Foundation. The organization was awarded a total of $600, which will be used toward the purchase of a drone. The drone will have a variety of uses, including assessing damage after major storms, search and rescue – especially in areas that are remote or in farm fields – and during times when an entry team is needed.

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