Events

Preparing Makes Sense Workshop

Date:
April 18, 2012
Time:
6:30pm — 8:30pm
Location:
Newfane Community Center, 2737 Main Street, Newfane, NY 14108
Attachment:
Workshop Flyer

Register Now

Countryside Community Neighborhood Watch (CCNW) is sponsoring the Preparing Makes Sense Workshop presented by Border Community SERVICE of Niagara University.

Who can attend? 

Citizens of Niagara County age 16 and older

Why is this needed?

Neighborhoods that are prepared for emergencies and disaster situations save lives, reduce the severity of injuries and trauma and reduce property damage. In addition, working together as a team and contributing as an individual develops stronger communities and improves the quality of life in the community.

What will you learn?

  • Personal preparedness tips to help you and your family during a disaster
  • Essential items to include in an emergency supply kit
  • How to make a family communication plan
  • The first nine steps to take immediately following a disaster to secure your home and to protect your neighborhood through Map Your Neighborhood (MYN): Building and Strengthening Disaster Readiness Among Neighbors (program developed by LuAn K. Johnson, PhD, Public Education Manager with Washington State Emergency Management

Each person in attendance will receive a gift!

Register online by Friday, April 13, to be entered into a drawing.

The mission of CCNW is to engage adults and youth throughout the Town of Newfane to make their neighborhoods safer, stronger and better prepared to respond to threats of crime, social disorder, terrorism, public safety and health issues and disasters of all kinds.

The mission of Border Community SERVICE (Special Emergency Response Volunteer Initiative for Community Empowerment) of Niagara University is to provide emergency preparedness training to citizens and to encourage their participation in opportunities that enhance regional emergency readiness.