What has happened since the “big” meeting last year?

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 moreWhat has happened since the “big” meeting last year?

How can you help your community and get a free flu shot?

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 moreHow can you help your community and get a free flu shot?

Templeton High School Students Get CERT Training

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 moreTempleton High School Students Get CERT Training

CERT enthusiasts volunteer to teach local high school students

Several CERT trainers, multiple CERT enthusiasts, and many more people of our community who are all concerned about being prepared all come together to make sure our message is heard by Templeton High School students.  On September 28th, during two forty-minute class periods, the students will get to hear and participate in several disaster-preparedness discussions, … Read moreCERT enthusiasts volunteer to teach local high school students

CERT’s first booth at Sheriff’s Family Day a huge success

Considering that the San Luis Obispo Regional CERT is such a young organization, many people had already heard about the good work being done.  During the Sheriff’s Family Day yesterday, everyone was enthusiastic to see us and they all wanted to learn more. We had a plethora of good information to hand out and, of … Read moreCERT’s first booth at Sheriff’s Family Day a huge success

New logo, cards, and stickers available

In preparation for multiple upcoming outreach events, the following images were created: (Click for high-res version) Logo: Used on the front of the business cards and on stickers to hand out to kids (and adults): Used on the back of the business cards: Note: even though a “branded” version of the CERT logo has been … Read moreNew logo, cards, and stickers available

Your SLO Regional CERT is now official!

Last October (2015), the Cal Fire Chief’s association sent out a notice asking for anyone interested in CERT to attend a quick gathering at the county building on Monterey street. It was quickly evident that, despite a meeting time of 5pm on a Friday, there was an overwhelming desire. The largest room in the building … Read moreYour SLO Regional CERT is now official!

New Officers Elected

The following individuals were elected on July 25, 2016 and given the following titles: President: Lonny W. Rollins Vice-President: Chris Noffz Corporate Secretary: Janet Arthur Director of Finance: Craig Ufferheide Director of Operations: Bob Nuemann Director of Safety: Mark Russo, Sr. Director of Training: John Rickwald Public Safety Liaison: Steve Knuckles Historian: Lori Mozden Because … Read moreNew Officers Elected