HANOVER, Va. – On August 24, 2015, the Hanover-Ashland Triad celebrated their 20th Anniversary. During a ceremony held at the Hanover County Administration building, Deputy Krystal Kellum was recognized by the Hanover-Ashland Triad for her quick actions during a recent visit with her senior that could have been life threatening. While visiting her senior, Deputy Kellum noticed an irregular smell consistent with leaking gas. She helped her senior evacuate the residence and immediately notified Hanover Fire. On arrival Fire confirmed Deputy Kellum’s suspicions and eliminated the threat. Great work Deputy Kellum!
Board Chairman Wayne Hazzard presented a proclamation recognizing the accomplishments of the Hanover-Ashland Triad in its 20 years of service to Hanover County. Chief Douglas Goodman also presented a proclamation from the Ashland Town Council. Members of the Hanover County Sheriff’s Office, the Ashland Police Department, the Hanover Commonwealth’s Attorney’s Office, Hanover County Board of Supervisors, the Hanover County Administrator’s Office, the Attorney General’s Office, Triad members and community seniors were all in attendance.
“The Hanover County Sheriff’s Office is proud to partner with the Hanover-Ashland Triad. The Triad is a great organization that proactively helps seniors improve their quality of life through education and building relationships,” said Colonel David R. Hines.
The Hanover-Ashland TRIAD was formed on August 23, 1995, when former Sheriff V. Stuart Cook, former Chief Rochat of Ashland Police Department and Robert Hartrim, former President of AARP, signed an agreement to become the official Triad for Hanover County. Today the Hanover-Ashland Triad continues to thrive, focusing on educating the community and reducing crimes against seniors. Congratulations to the Hanover-Ashland Triad for its 20 years of outstanding service to Hanover County seniors!