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Free CERT training in October

Published on September 5, 2018 8:55AM

SOUTH BEND — The Pacific County Emergency Management Agency is offering a Community Emergency Response Team training course, strategically scheduled to bookend the “Great Washington ShakeOut.”

This is the schedule:

• Saturday, Oct. 13, 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.

• Sunday, Oct. 14, 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.

• Thursday, Oct. 18, 10:18 a.m. The Great Washington ShakeOut (optional)

• Saturday, Oct. 20, 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.

• Sunday, Oct. 21, 8 a.m. to 2 p.m.

The course will be held in the South Bend High School Library located at 400 First Street E in South Bend. Pre-registration is required and is limited to 24 participants.

The CERT program is an all-risk, all-hazard training. This valuable course is designed to help participants protect themselves, their families, neighbors and neighborhoods in an emergency situation. CERT members receive 29 hours of initial training provided free of charge. The course is taught with classroom instruction for the first three days and practical exercises during the last day. Participants under the age of 18 must have parent/guardian permission to attend.

To register or for more information, contact Scott McDougall at 360-875-9338 or 360-642-9338 or email smcdougall@co.pacific.wa.us, or Key McMurry 360-942-3184.

Free CERT training in October


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