We will preview the Map Your Neighborhood program, developed by emergency officials in Washington State that will allow residents to help mapping their blocks and developing relationships with immediate neighbors to provide support, information, and services in a disaster.
March's monthly meeting focuses on changes and updates to rules regarding Family Radio Service (FRS) and General Mobile Radio Service (GMRS). There may also be a presentation from representatives of the Contra Costa County Sheriff's Office Auxiliary Communications Service.
Please invite colleagues in your professional network to attend this workshop. Working together we will further our goals to promote and improve preparedness, mitigation, and resilience.
Our topic: Learning from the Northern California Fires: Lessons for the Next Major Earthquake
Richmond Rotary's monthly meeting will feature Edith Alderette-Sellers, co-team lead of Point Richmond CERT, who will speak on how to create a good go-bag for evacuations and their importance in community safety and emergency preparedness.
November's meeting features Genevieve Pastor-Cohen, City of Richmond's Emergency Services Manager. As lead of a Bay Area Office of Emergency Services, Genevieve was involved with the response up to the devastating Santa Rosa fires. She will speak to the overall disaster response during this disaster, the need and challenges of spontaneous volunteers (and the importance for CERT training for those volunteers), sheltering, and recovery.
Join Tara Hills Mobile Manor CERT and find treasures at bargain prices at its annual gigantic rummage sale.