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Emergency Preparedness Workshop

Monday, March 27, 2023

Time
6:30 PM - 8:30 PM
Venue
Campbell River Sportsplex, Campbell River, V9W 7J1
Price
Free

Are you interested in learning about how your family can better prepare for a disaster or how different community emergency volunteer programs help during an emergency?

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Join the Strathcona Regional District at the Sportsplex (multipurpose room – 1800 South Alder Street) between 6:30 pm – 8:30 pm to learn more about Emergency Program Volunteers & Household Preparedness.

Everyone who attends the Open House will be entered into a draw to win a household wildfire protection sprinkler system, valued at $300.

This family-friendly community event hosted by the Strathcona Regional District (SRD) will showcase the expertise of local emergency volunteer programs and also help to build your awareness and resiliency around family emergency preparedness. The following organizations will have a booth at the event:

•             Canadian Animal Disaster Response Team

•             Canadian Red Cross

•             Emergency Communications

•             Emergency Support Services

•             Family Disaster Preparedness

•             St. John Ambulance Brigade

“Volunteers have various skills and resources that can be offered during a disaster and when planned for, can make an invaluable impact by increasing response capacity” said Shaun Koopman, SRD’s Protective Services Coordinator.  “Whether you would like to give back to your community during times of crisis or interested in pursuing a career in a field of emergency response such as armed forces, RCMP, fire or health, the skills learned in these volunteer programs provide valuable professional development and mentorship. If you are interested in deploying, training, administration, or even assisting behind-the-scenes on your own time, there is a role for you.”

For more information about emergency program volunteers and how to better prepare your family for a disaster, please visit www.srd.ca/emergency-preparedness.

Venue

Campbell River Sportsplex
1800 S Alder Street
Campbell River
V9W 7J1

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The word "éy7á7juuthem" means “Language of our People” and is the ancestral tongue of the Homalco, Tla’amin, Klahoose and K’ómoks First Nations, with dialectic differences in each community.

It is pronounced "eye-ya-jooth-hem."