News & Information

Partnering for Success Webinar Series

By  Halie Gallik | 9/7/2022 2:00 pm

Public Entity Partners will kick off its 2022-2023 Partnering for Success Webinar Series in October. This series is designed to increase your knowledge of current risk management exposures and provide helpful information on topics that are important for public entities.

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Dresden Fire Department Wins PEP Award

By  Heather Hughes | 9/7/2022 1:00 pm

In late 2021, the City of Dresden experienced a disastrous weather event. One of the worst tornado outbreaks ever recorded in the U.S. occurred between the evening hours of December 10th and the morning hours of December 11th in the Midwest, Ohio Valley and Tennessee Valley. During this outbreak, an EF-3 tornado struck parts of northwest Tennessee, devastating areas of Weakley County, including Dresden, before moving north into Kentucky.

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Michele Diebold Wins PEP Award

By  Heather Hughes | 9/7/2022 1:00 pm

Michele Diebold, HR/risk manager for the City of Gatlinburg, was selected as the East Tennessee Excellence in Risk Management Award winner.

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Michelle Young Wins PEP Award

By  Heather Hughes | 9/7/2022 1:00 pm

Michelle Young, safety coordinator for the City of Cookeville, was selected as the Middle Tennessee Excellence in Risk Management Award winner. Michelle began her employment with Cookeville in July 2005, was promoted to a position within the Human Resources Department in April 2008, and took on additional responsibilities within the department in 2011.

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PEP Welcomes Sarah Curtis

By  Heather Hughes | 9/7/2022 12:55 pm

Sarah Curtis has joined PE Partners as a loss control training consultant. She brings a decade of experience in instructional design and training while working with local governments through the Municipal Technical Advisory Service (MTAS) training program.

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Spring Hill Hosts "Day of Safety"

By  Heather Hughes | 9/7/2022 12:55 pm

The City of Spring Hill hosted “A Day for Safety” for several municipalities last month. Presentations were hosted on topics such as cyber security, personal accountability and worksite safety.

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Working With Media - Part Two

9/7/2022 12:45 pm

Preparation is key to effective risk management. It’s also essential to the three phases of a media interview — before, during and after. Last month, we reviewed what to do before the interview, but what techniques and practices should you use when speaking to media? What needs to happen afterward? Let’s take a look.

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Board of Directors Accepting Nominations

By  Halie Gallik | 8/4/2022 7:30 am

The Board of Directors of Public Entity Partners is currently accepting nominations for an open Board of Directors seat. Elected officials or city administrators/managers affiliated with current Public Entity Partners members are eligible for nomination.

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Dealing with Media - Part One

8/4/2022 7:30 am

As with any kind of risk management, the better prepared you are in advance of an event, the better the outcome for all involved. This principle is especially true when dealing with inquiries from the media.

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Grants & Scholarships Update

By  Heather Hughes | 8/4/2022 7:30 am

Public Entity Partners’ Grants & Scholarships program invests in training, education and equipment to help keep our members’ employees safe and safeguard resources. Several of our grants and scholarship programs will be launching and closing in the month of August.

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