Thursday, Dec 5, 2013
Get Ready! Emergency Preparedness Fair
Date(s) & Time(s)::
February 2, 2013 at 2:00 PM until 6:00 PM
February 7, 2013 at 10:15 AM
Location: The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, 7168 Old Rte. 13/Murphysboro Rd., Carbondale, IL
Southern Illinois weather is very unpredictable and knowing how to survive any number of potential disasters from a derecho to an earthquake is vitally important. Learn tips on weather advisories, responding to an active shooter, communication skills and much more. The 3rd Annual Preparedness Fair will help you begin your efforts to survive future short term and/or long term disasters. Chief meteorologist at WSIL-TV3, Jim Rasor, will be the keynote speaker. Attendees will learn skills and gather materials on many preparedness topics. Larry Morse will be presenting Active Shooter Response.Return to event list.
We will have a Red Cross Blood Drive at the building at that time as well as many organizations and agencies from the community sharing information at booths.
2pm Jim Rasor, WSIL TV3 chief meteorologist
3:15pm Larry Morse: Active Shooter Response
4:15pm U of I: Conflict Resolution Skills
5:15pm SIUC: The movie “Suddenly… on an Average Day ” and CUSEC's Brian Blake will give us details on how to participate in the Great Shake Out earthquake drill on February 7th at 10:15am. More details at http://www.shakeout.org/centralus/register/
Wind: 7 MPH
Humidity: 71 %