PEP-C Emergency Preparedness Fair
Learn, Prepare, Protect Yourself and Your Family
Saturday Sep, 30, 2017 10:00 am - 3:00 pm
Gig Harbor High School, 5101 Rosedale St NW, Gig Harbor, WA 98332
Y O Y O (You're On Your Own)
Don't miss this great event! Classes and booths with materials, samples and hands-on demonstrations suitable for adults and children of all ages from a variety of vendors and scientific and community groups, some of whom are shown below.
- Local Ham Radio Groups - will provide live demonstration of how ham radio operators would help our communities during a disaster.
- Pacific Northwest Seismic Network – information about earthquakes suitable for kids and teens and demonstrations of earthquake and volcano measuring and alerting systems.
- WASART (Washington State Animal Response Team) - will provide classes in "Disaster Preparedness for Pets"
- Sprint - Sprint will share information about cell communications during disaster situations. They will bring their trailered satellite mobile communication system, if it is not being used for a real disaster at that time.
- Women's Self-Defense Training - representative from Survival Woman, a local self-defense training group will provide demonstrations of the kinds of skills women can learn to protect themselves.
- Emergency Food Stores Vendors - representatives from Thrive and other manufacturers of preserved foods will be present.
- Washington National Guard - presentation on how the WA NG is prepared to support western Washington in case of a catastrophic earthquake.
- Insuring Against Disaster - Jim Bannon, Allstate Insurance - will provide information on earthquake insurance and other specialized kinds of insurance coverage.
- First Aid - Pierce County Department of Emergency Management staff will provide classes in the basics of first aid.
- PC-NET Training - members of the Pierce County Neighborhood Emergency Teams (PC-NET) will explain PC-NET's neighborhood oriented approach to emergency preparedness and will show how you can organize your neighborhood to provide support for each other.