Raising awareness to save lives and aid in improving the 911 operations in rural areas.
Keep scrolling below for the latest from LKG 911 Task Force…
Learn more about our story in the video below.
Read Our Story
Task Force founder Sherry Herzing’s husband, Bob, collapsed and died of a heart attack in August 2018. The loss of her husband was devastating and difficult to accept, but our organization was formed to prevent other families from experiencing a similar loss.
Our Areas of Focus
Our mission is to educate the public and publicly elected officials in order to save lives and aid in improving the 911 operations in the five counties surrounding Lake Gaston: Brunswick, Halifax, Mecklenburg, Northampton and Warren.
We focus our efforts on the following areas of impact…
The current 911 system is configured to route wireless 911 calls to the PSAP based on the location of the cell tower. Critical seconds are lost trying to identify the caller’s location when they are not within the PSAP’s jurisdiction. >>> Learn More
The LKG 911 Community Task Force has partnered with the Lake Gaston Water Safety Council in an effort to help each other disperse information. The LGWSC will be including our LKG 911 Task Force Help packet with their packet of water safety information that is provided to Lake area realtors which are given to all renters on the lake as well as all-new homeowners. >>> Learn More
Neighbors Helping Neighbors
You are the HELP until HELP arrives! Response times for first responders run longer in rural areas. >>> Learn More
First Responders Appreciation
We invite the public to join in to recognize area dispatchers, EMS, firefighters, and law enforcement personnel who dedicated themselves to public safety in our community. >>> Learn More
Our volunteers work to educate the public and government officials on 911 system deficiencies plaguing rural communities and gain their support to save lives by addressing the challenges. >>> Learn More
One of our task force initiatives is to promote and mentor rural communities who want to launch their own area 911 community task force. >>> Learn More
Reflective House Numbers
They can’t help you if they can’t find you! >>> Learn More
Get Involved: Volunteer
Do you have time to offer? We would love to have your talents support our work in the community. Please sign up to join us.
Get Involved: Donate
Our work requires resources to serve as many as possible—professionals, citizens, and beyond. We appreciate your financial support!
Get Involved: Stay Connected
One of the best ways you can support the Community Task Force is by staying up to date and sharing our work with others.
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Raising awareness to save lives before 911 service is needed in a rural area.
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