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Hardwick Inducted Into NENA Hall of Fame

On July 11, 2017 in Public Safety

Conway, South Carolina – The National Emergency Number Association (NENA) recently inducted Horry County E-911 Director, Renee Hardwick, into their Hall of Fame, which is the highest honor that the organization can bestow. Hardwick received the honor due to her significant contributions toward the objectives of NENA while serving a full term as President of NENA. Hardwick was also chosen for her vision on NENA’s future, highlighting her desire for the organization to tackle technology, staffing and funding issues.

Harwick has been employed with Horry County for 33 years and has worked in the E-911 Department for 27 of those years.

About NENA: The 9-1-1 Association

The National Emergency Number Association (NENA) serves its more than 11,000 members and the greater public safety community as the only non-profit professional organization solely focused on 9-1-1 policy, technology, operations, and education issues. NENA develops standards and resources for 9-1-1 systems and operations; provides education, training, and certifications for 9-1-1 professionals; informs policymakers about issues facing 9-1-1; and educates the public about 9-1-1 systems, their importance, and their proper uses. Learn more at