Emergency Reach Out: Preparedness workshop will be held at Arbor Heights Elementary, Oct. 20

Learn about emergency preparedness and connect with your community

Arbor Heights Elementary School received an Emergency and Disaster Preparedness grant from the Seattle Department of Neighborhoods. As part of this grant they will be hosting an Emergency Preparedness Workshop Event at the school (3701 S.W. 104th Street) for parents and neighbors in the Arbor Heights area and surrounding communities in West Seattle and White Center on Saturday, October 20th, from 10:00 to 2:00.

What would you do if there was a natural disaster or emergency? Would you be prepared? What about your family, friends, and neighbors? Leaders and experts will provide you with the emergency preparedness know-how and tools to get you and your loved ones ready for the "just in case".

These organizations will be there to provide vital information: American Red Cross, Cool Moms, Make It Through, Seattle Animal Shelter, Seattle Fire Department, Seattle Neighborhoods Actively Prepare (SNAP), Seattle Police Department's Living Room Conversations, Seattle Public Utilities, West Seattle Be Prepared, West Seattle Blog, West Seattle Block Watch Captain's Network, and the YMCA.

There is no charge to attend and you do not need to live in the Arbor Heights area. People can attend all 4 hours or any portion of this time. The tentative schedule of presentations is as follows:

10:00 - 10:30 West Seattle Be Prepared

10:30 - 10:45 West Seattle Block Watch and Seattle Public Utilities

10:45 - 11:00 Break

11:00 - 12:00 SNAP (Seattle Neighborhoods Activily Prepare)

Noon - 12:30 Break

12:30 - 1:15 Red Cross

1:15 - 1:35 Seattle Animal Shelter

1:35 - 2:00 Seattle Fire Department

FREE Latte and Pastry Cart from 10:00 to Noon.

Snacks and grill items available for purchase from BigFood Trucks.

Amazing Raffle Prizes and Gifts for attendees.

The event flyer is available for download at the top of this post.

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