Arson stripped church communities of their place of worship, but more than that it left [them] feeling powerless," says Bradd Shipp, NBFAA
You can find a listing of NBFAA members on the organization's Website (www.
For a free copy of the NBFAA's brochure, Safe & Sound: Your Guide to Home Security, and a list of NBFAA member companies in your area, call 301-907-3202 or log on to www.
The First Line of Defense Award, presented annually by the NBFAA, was instituted to publicize emergency response success stories and to provide consumers with an awareness of the value of alarm systems.
In cooperation with a federation of state associations, NBFAA provides government advocacy and delivers timely information, professional development tools, products and services that members use to grow and prosper their businesses.
Day on Capitol Hill in Washington provided NBFAA attendees the opportunity to discuss their legislative agendas directly with their Senators and Congressmen.
NBFAA President Mike Miller said, "The 2009 Day on Capitol Hill was another successful effort on the part of our members to connect with their legislators and to represent our industry.
More than 65 NBFAA members, including association board members and state leaders from across the United States, joined the government relations team during the two-day event.
NBFAA is asking that companies who can provide temporary employment, housing or other assistance go to the NBFAA/ADLG Helping Hands Katrina disaster relief center at www.
The site will be updated frequently as NBFAA receives additional offers of help.
Those who do not have access to the Internet, should contact NBFAA at 888-447-1689.
Because we have national reach through our members and a federation of state chapters, we are in a unique position to provide this needed connection," said NBFAA Executive Director Merlin Guilbeau.