Memorial Night Tornadoes

August 21, 2019 7:28 pm Published by maggardlaserart

On Memorial Day night, May 27, 2019 Tornadoes hit the Dayton area. Forming over Lewisburg and then touching down in Brookville, Dayton, Riverside, Beavercreek and surrounding areas with complete devastation. The next few days Maggard Memorials formed a plan to help. We contacted the Brookville Fire House and asked what they absolutely needed. They stated that the electric was out, which in turn caused their water towers to drain and were unable to pump fresh water. So he stated that residents were needing buckets to take water from fire house dump station to their homes to flush toilets. They also needed tarps to cover damage to homes. So Amanda headed off to Walmart and bought needed items. On Thursday, May 30th 5 of us from the office headed North. We first drove to Beavercreek. We set up the bed of the truck with cold meat sandwiches, fruit, drinks and other items. We also helped remove storm debris.

After helping a few hours we jumped on I-70 and headed to Brookville where we dropped off supplies. We wandered down closed roads and handed out fruit, water and Snicker bars to people that had been working all day. Everyone appreciated a Snicker bars. We were so happy to be able to help and show our support.

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