On January 16, 2013, Training Outreach was awarded a contract through Montgomery County, Maryland to provide the first-ever “K-9 Scent Detection Train-the-Trainer” workshop for law enforcement in the National Capital Region. The unique aspects of the training were covered by the local press on Channel 7 News and Training Outreach was featured in the following article: http://fallschurch.patch.com/articles/northern-virginia-k-9-units-benefit-from-new-training”
In January 2013, Training Outreach was hired by Decision Lens to help them execute and expand their events marketing. Training Outreach team members Laura Johnson and Kim Hovda have been assisting the client by evaluating and recommending conferences at which the sales team members should either attend, sponsor or speak to highlight their budget prioritization software.
During first quarter 2013, Training Outreach was provided multiple contracts from non-profit association All Hazards Consortium to manage the Regional Catastrophic Preparedness Grant Program Training classes and tabletop exercises, in locations such as West Virginia, Baltimore, MD, Laurel, MD and Rosslyn, VA.
On April 4, 2013, Training Outreach conducted a webinar on the Cyber Security Threatscape for their client All Hazards Consortium, in conjunction with U.S. Department of Homeland Security and New Jersey’s Office of Homeland Security & Preparedness. Training Outreach’s President, Laura Johnson marketed and moderated the webinar.
In August 2013, The Montgomery County Office of Emergency Management and Homeland Security (OEMHS) hired Training Outreach to augment existing community preparedness materials and create new preparedness material. The materials are being used to reach out to vulnerable and other groups in the county. Deliverables included a logo for the County Animal Response Team (CART), advertisements for Ride-On buses to educate the public about emergency preparedness and a 20-page children’s coloring book to teach basic hazards and preparedness in a simple way. Training Outreach’s Web and Print Designer, Sharon Martin, served as project lead.
In November 2013, Training Outreach teamed with Deputy Fire Chief Demetrios Vlassopoulos to document and provide recommendations for Emergency Support Function (ESF) 4, 9 and 10 activities for the Montgomery County Fire and Rescue Service. He and other Training Outreach team members are providing documentation and recommendations to county officials related to the county’s Commission on Fire Accreditation International’s report.
In January 2014, Training Outreach was awarded a contract to assist Montgomery County’s Department of Economic Development with their Annual Small Business Award Ceremony. Training Outreach President, Laura Johnson, was responsible for all aspects of the event including pre-event planning and preparation, onsite management, all related activities during and after the event, and any and all follow-up items to ensure the event runs smoothly.