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Trooper Jonathan M. Biven
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Kentucky State Police
Post 3, Bowling Green
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Boston University Teams Up with KSP for Tornado Relief

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Date of News Release: 03/12/2012

(Bowling Green, KY) -- Kentucky State Police Post 3 Bowling Green, Hart County Emergency Management Director Kerry McDaniel and students from Boston University came together on Monday, March 12, 2012 to help victims of the state's recent tornados.

KSP Post 3 has been collecting items and will be sending them to Salyersville, Kentucky in Magoffin County on Wednesday.

Mr. McDaniel teamed up with Boston University's "Alternative Spring Break Horse Cave Team" a group of students whom are spending their spring break vacations in the Post 3 area focusing on environmental issues. The students separated the donations and loaded the U-Haul Truck which was rented by Hart County Emergency Management and Judge Executive Terry Martin bound for eastern Kentucky.

"The citizens of Hart County are glad to not only contribute, but to assist fellow Kentuckians in need of supplies after this horrific tragedy," commented Terry Martin Hart County Judge Executive.

The final day to drop off donations will be on Tuesday, March 13, 2012 at 4:00 P.M. (CST) at the Kentucky State Police Post.

"The outpouring of assistance not only from Hart County, but all surrounding counties has been overwhelming and it only proves that in times of tragedy people from the Commonwealth are always willing to lend a helping hand," stated Captain Ricki Allen, Commander Post 3 Bowling Green.

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