August 25, 2007 - "Are You Ready" Class (10 a.m.-1 p.m.) at the Florence main fire
September 15, 2007 - CERT Disaster EXPO at the Siuslaw Middle School (9a.m.-4p.m.)
during "National Disaster Preparedness Month". Joanne Verger, Oregon State Senator, has been invited to be our Honorary Chairperson
. The purpose of the Disaster Preparedness Expo is to provide a fun, interactive environment focused on disaster preparation,
response, and recovery in coastal communities and to encourage volunteer opportunities for disaster preparedness by showcasing
demonstrations and resources from qualified presenters of established organizations. The event will specifically include education
and awareness regarding earthquake, tsunami, fire safety, medical needs, community security, coastal water safety, neighborhood
watch, school preparedness, hazardous materials and home disaster preparedness. CERT received a $500.00 grant to help with
expenses from the Florence Rotary Club.
October 22, 2007 - Fall CERT Class begins, Florence Fire Station.
30, 2006 - Greentrees Evacuation Exercise at 11 a.m. in conjunction with the city of Florence tsunami siren test.