SLO Regional CERT’s own John Rickwald was out showing off his newly acquired CERT demonstration vehicle in the Pioneer Day Parade in Paso Robles this past weekend. As John says, this is exactly what he bought the truck for. Yes, that is John waving to the crowd 🙂 We all enjoyed everyone who cheered for … Read more
Sheriff Ian Parkinson took some time today at “Sheriff’s Family Day 2017” to show his support for the San Luis Obispo Regional CERT and ask you to join others in your area to make us ready for anything. Several years ago, the Sheriff made public his intentions to make San Luis Obispo the Several years ago, … Read more
Every year, the San Luis Obispo Regional CERT elects its officers for a 2-year term. Anyone living within the county is eligible for nomination up until the election held during the annual meeting. This year, there is one vacancy that must be filled. The existing officers have identified a need to find someone with fundraising skills. … Read more
The San Luis Obispo Regional CERT has announced the date and location for its annual meeting. October 24th, 2017 6:00 to 7:30 pm SLO Vet’s Hall Every year, the Regional CERT invites anyone interested in local disaster preparedness to come find out what is happening within the entire San Luis Obispo County. Since its first … Read more
It’s a pleasure to announce that Cambria has recently been designated a “Firewise Community”. This was accomplished through the efforts of the Cambria Fire Safe Focus Group. This is a joint group of community stakeholders (including CERT) that are dedicating to performing community outreach efforts in order to make it a more fire safe place … Read more
Last October, the local Cal Fire Chiefs asked if there was interest in a county-wide CERT program. After several missed attempts at a meeting time and place, the word got out. Unfortunately, it seemed as though the inquiry was doomed before it could even get started. The only timeslot available was 5pm on a Friday. … Read more
This year, several agencies are performing a drill to determine if they could get a disaster-related vaccination out to the public in a safe and timely manner. Come spend a couple hours with them and get a free flu shot while you are at it. The drill takes place on Sunday October 23rd, from 10am to … Read more
Last week we mentioned that several CERT enthusiasts would take time out of their day on September 28th to demonstrate several disaster planning and recovery skills to a local high school. Here is what one of them had to say when everything was said and done… The presentation turned out better than I expected. The … Read more
Yes, your San Luis Obispo Regional CERT is now on Social Media… Check out our Facebook page at https://www.facebook.com/SLOregionalCERT Check out our Twitter feed at @SLOregionalCERT Enjoy!
Our local Red Cross is offering training in disaster preparedness. Given our recent abundance of wildfires, the class will focus on how to respond to them. However, every form of disaster will be covered. View our calendar at http://sloregionalcert.org/events/red-cross-disaster-training/ for additional details.