Irene: Preparedness pays off for New York stake

In October 2010 the New York New York Stake was counseled to prepare for a hurricane. It had been more than 70 years since a hurricane had impacted the area but the stake president, David L. Buckner, followed counsel and members of the area went into action.

In June a Sunday meeting was focused on hurricane preparedness and in August, when the tropical storm hit, the members in the Manhattan area were ready.

"We were ready and incredibly prepared for others who needed our help and assistance," said President Buckner.

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