Asset Mapping is a way to find out the hidden treasures in your neighborhood. In Brandlwood subdivision, the president of their watch, Demetrius Galfas, began mapping and discovered that people are willing to help. They know Demetrius and want to be neighborly. When asking about skills that neighbors were willing to share, he found a person who had lots of health insurance information and was willing to help any neighbor who needed it.
Who knows when and how this map of assets can come in handy? Knowing the resources that are available in the neighborhood helps in times of crisis. It could be when a tree has fallen through the roof, and a neighbor has a chain saw and the expertise to use it. It can be used to fix code problems in the neighborhood such a locating an owner of the problem
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