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March 28, 2017

Benjamin Gets Disaster Recovery Honor

Columbia Mayor Steve Benjamin has been selected to receive an award related to the recovery efforts following the flood of Oct. 2015. Benjamin will receive the U.S. Small Business Administration's 2017 Phoenix Award for Outstanding Contributions to Disaster Recovery by a Public Official. “The October 2015 flood was such an incredibly devastating time for our city, but it was truly a time during which our resiliency as a city was shown,” Benjamin said. “I’m honored to receive this award, and I thank our first responders, military, city officials and residents for the collaboration that was achieved during that difficult time.”

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