AFLAC Donates 10,000 Face Shields to Montgomery County EMA

AFLAC Donates 10,000 Face Shields to Montgomery County EMA

Montgomery Mayor Steven Reed, left, examines a face shield with retired Brig. Gen. Trent Edwards. It is one of 10,000 face shields AFLAC donated to the region. (Michael Jordan / Alabama NewsCenter)

Montgomery Mayor Steven Reed, left, examines a face shield with retired Brig. Gen. Trent Edwards. It is one of 10,000 face shields AFLAC donated to the region. (Michael Jordan / Alabama NewsCenter)

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@Aflac donated 10k face shields to the Montgomery County Emergency Management Agency on June 8, a donation that started with a concerned doctor’s comment to her husband.https://bit.ly/2B7n1gK @MCOEM By Michael Jordan via @alnewscenter
Tuesday, June 16, 2020 - 1:15pm

CAMPAIGN: Duckprints in the Community

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AFLAC donated 10,000 face shields to the Montgomery County Emergency Management Agency on June 8 – a donation that started with a concerned doctor’s comment to her husband.

“What you really come to understand is that we’re really a small community and a small world,” said retired Brig. Gen. Trent Edwards, senior vice president of Military and Community Development at the Montgomery Area Chamber of Commerce.

Accepting AFLAC’s donation, Edwards said the chamber’s quest for personal protective equipment (PPE) for people in Montgomery started with the comment a  Baptist Health doctor made to her husband, who works for Alabama Power.

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