Suu-Va Tai (the Director of Disaster Volunteer & Preparedness with CaliforniaVolunteers which is a division of the California Citizen Corps) has invited us to this year’s CERT Disaster Response Workshop. Your SLO Regional CERT Officer’s will be attending online via Adobe Connect; feel free to join in too. Date and Location The CERT Disaster Response Workshop … Read more CERT Disaster Response Workshop on April 17th
Would YOU have been Ready for the July 18, 2017 Bridge Fire • Dec. 4, 2017 Thomas Fire • Jan. 9, 2018 Montecito Mud Slide How long would it take you to get ready? How would you prepare your house? How would you take care of your family? What if you dialed 911 and you … Read more CERT Classes offered in April!
Did you see it? Of course, we were there!
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 CERT in the Pioneer Day Parade
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 The Sheriff Wants You!
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 Nomination period open for Officer Elections 2017
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 Annual Meeting 2017 Announced
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 Cambria Becomes a “Firewise Community”
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 What has happened since the “big” meeting last year?
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 How can you help your community and get a free flu shot?