Gov. Rick Scott Commends Space Coast Daily’s Alan Zlotorzynski For Hurricane Coverage
By Space Coast Daily // October 18, 2016
nearly 1,000 properties affected by the storm
BREVARD COUNTY, FLORIDA – Florida Gov. Rick Scott was in Brevard County Tuesday to inspect Hurricane Matthew damage and meet with first responders and citizens affected by the storm.
Preliminary damage estimates in Brevard County including all of its municipalities, show nearly 1,000 properties affected by the storm in some way, with approximately 200 sustaining what is considered major damage.
The governor stopped in to visit the Cocoa Police Department after visiting with a business owners in Port Canaveral as part of an ongoing damage assessment tour around the state following the deadly hurricane.
“We were humbled by his visit,” said Chief Mike Cantaloupe. “We appreciate him taking the time to be with us and are thankful for his support.”
The governor stopped in Cocoa after visiting with a business owners in Port Canaveral as part of an ongoing damage assessment tour around the state following the deadly hurricane.
The governor’s office is fighting to get as much federal assistance as possible to aid in the recovery for the hardest hit areas in Florida.
“Since Hurricane Matthew impacted our state, I have traveled Florida’s east coast and met with affected families and businesses who are working hard to rebuild,” said Gov. Scott.
While at Port Canaveral, Gov. Scott also noted Space Coast Daily Assistant Editor Alan Zlotorzynski’s outstandingHurricane Matthew coverage, some of which is shown below, with a Disaster Response Medal.