CERT BOARD OF DIRECTORS MEETING
Monday, May 7, 2007 at 7 p.m. - Florence Main
CERT GENERAL MEMBERSHIP MEETING (All CERT Members)
Wednesday, May 9, 2007, 7-9 p.m. - Florence
Main Fire Station.
Program Topic: Radio
Zones for Florence, Communications Exercise. Bring your FRS Radios, instructions and questions.
NW REGIONAL CITIZEN CORPS CONFERENCE
ALASKA, IDAHO, OREGON, WASHINGTON
2007 - Portland, OR
Partners in Preparedness
Map Your Neighborhood
Citizen Preparedness Tabletop Exercise
Special Needs Outreach
MRC/Volunteer Liability Issues
PLUS NATIONAL UPDATES FROM
ALL CITIZEN CORPS PROGRAMS
Alaska Division of Homeland Security Emergency Mng
Idaho Bureau of Homeland Security
Commision for Voluntary Action and Service
Oregon Emergency Management
Washington Commission for National & Community
CERT CALENDAR OF EVENTS
May 5, 2007 - Fire Prevention Week "Are You Ready"
Event at the Florence Bi-Mart (10a.m.-3p.m.). CERT will be setting up a booth.
May 12, 2007 - Florence Health Fair
at the Florence Events Center (1-4p.m.). CERT will be setting up a booth.
June 23 & 24 - Red Cross Shelter Training
at the Florence main fire station, CERT members are encouraged to sign up for the class. Open to the public.
30, 2007 - Coast Village is hosting an earthquake disaster exercise drill for all CERT members to assess light S&R skills
as well as our medical triage and rapid treatment techniques. The drill will also assess the ability of Coast Village to set
up a viable EOC, good communications protocals, an acceptable internal victim transport system and a practical treatment center.
July 21, 2007 - Planning a mock drill for the September 15, 2007 Disaster Expo.
August 18, 2007 - Festival
of the Lakes in Dunes City (10a.m.-3p.m.). CERT will be setting up a booth.
August 25, 2007 - “Are You Ready”
Class (10 a.m.-1 p.m.) at the Florence main fire station.
September 15, 2007 - CERT Disaster EXPO at the Siuslaw Middle
School (9a.m.-4p.m.) during National Disaster Preparedness Month. Joanne Verger, state legislator, has been invited to be
our Honorary Chair Person . 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.
22, 2007 - Fall CERT Class begins, Florence Fire Station
November 30, 2006 - Greentrees Evacuation Exercise at 11
a.m. in conjunction with the city of Florence’s tsunami siren test.
Rotary Club has recently donated $500 to CERT to be used to
purchase supplies to create disaster kits that will be sold to the public as part of our fundraising efforts.
CERT was recently awarded a $700 grant from the Western Lane
Community Foundation to be used for such things as providing scholarships to CERT Classes, purchasing CERT training supplies
and ham radio equipment, and setting up a high school CERT training program.