Volume 3, Number 1 | January 2020
DEC celebrates the holidays
DEC staff started the holiday season by greeting an estimated 100,000 attendees at the Dec. 7 Christmas Parade, then celebrated in our offices. Photos from top right, counterclockwise: Staff pose before the parade starts, Mr. Willoughby lights the office tree, Erich lost to Denise in an office decorating bet, Tory Maye enjoyed his white elephant gift, Nettie celebrates at the admin potluck, Officer Karen Spencer's child drew a picture for us, and Laura Jahn's children came to pass out candy canes to staff.

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December in review
#IamRichmond911 honoree Tory Maye
Starting as communications officer in 2004, Tory Maye was promoted to an assistant communications officer supervisor in 2007, and was named the deputy director of operations in 2015. Tory also volunteers as a soccer coach and referee at J.B. Fisher Elementary School, as a musician at Mount Gilead Full Gospel International Ministries, and as a board member with his homeowners’ association. Congratulations to Tory!

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Last month's trivia winner
Brittany Frederick entered a correct answer for the December trivia contest, "Name an organization that has been publicized as being supported by any one of the #IamRichmond911 honorees." Multiple correct entries could be found on the posters in the admin hallways and in news releases or previous newsletters on the DEC website. Congratulations to Brittany, who choose from a 128 MB USB drive, a power bank or a wireless charging pad as a prize.

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