CRA was proud to be a major sponsor of the 2012 Virginia Emergency Management Association (VEMA) Symposium held at the Hilton Richmond Hotel in Richmond, Virginia March 28-30. CRA employees were among the 449 emergency management professionals who attended the many educational and informative sessions which focused on preparedness, response, recovery and mitigation for earthquakes, tornadoes, cyber terrorism not to mention many other topics. The Symposium’s theme of “Don’t Fail the Mission” was clearly the focus of this year’s Symposium; concentrating on the most diversified types of events to have directly impacted Virginia since the establishment of professional emergency management. CRA, Inc. sponsored the Association’s Annual Awards Dinner where the achievements of Virginia’s emergency management professionals are recognized. CRA is committed to assisting the Commonwealth of Virginia in continuously improving its State, Local, and Regional emergency management programs “one community at a time”.