Would you and your family be ready if a disaster were to strike tomorrow? Lakewood Fire District 2, Lakewood Police Department and the Lakewood YMCA will be hosting the second annual “Disaster Preparedness Day” on April 25, 2009. The event will take place at the Lakewood YMCA located at 9715 Lakewood Drive SW from 11:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. Come and join us for a day of learning how to take care of your family in a disaster! Some highlights of Disaster Preparedness Day:
- Learn how to assemble a disaster kit
- Learn about Lakewood’s Community Emergency Response Team
- Learn what to do when power lines are down
- See CPR demonstrations
- Learn about the 9-1-1 system in a major emergency
- American Red Cross will provide disaster preparedness education
- Pierce County Department of Emergency Management will be providing education
- Lakewood Police Department will be raffling off an assembled Disaster Preparedness Kit
- Kids activities such as the City of Lakewood Bounce Castle.
The first 100 families will receive some supplies to start a disaster kit of their own.
Come and join us for Disaster Preparedness Day! If you have questions or for more information please contact Hallie McCurdy at 983-4579.