Hurricane City to host free emergency preparedness fair

HURRICANE – Hurricane residents are invited to attend the free, Hurricane City 2012 Emergency Preparedness Fair at the Community and Fine Arts Center, 63 S. 100 West, on Saturday, Sept. 29, from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.

This family-friendly event features an outstanding array of guest speakers, demonstrations, vendors, displays and even a food court.

Specialists in food storage, sanitation, water storage, herbal first aid and infection control will share their vast knowledge base with residents. Experts will help participants learn how to develop family plans for use during an emergency and to better understand the role of the local Red Cross during a community-wide, natural disaster.

Additional topics include personal safety, alternative power sources, health care and hospice needs, along with communication resources during an emergency.

This free event showcases a wide variety of need-to-know information for residents who want to help themselves be prepared for an actual emergency situation. The Hurricane City 2012 Emergency Preparedness Fair will have something for everyone.

For more information please contact the City of Hurricane at 435-635-2811 or Kelsey Phelps, Emergency Preparedness Committee, at 435-313-4050.

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