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Auburn sponsors Disaster Fair Saturday

Post by Mike Archbold on Sep. 21, 2010 at 4:02 pm with No Comments »
September 21, 2010 4:02 pm

The City of Auburn is hosting its 4th annual Disaster Fair Saturday, according to  the following press release:

The City of Auburn Emergency Management Office is promoting National Disaster Preparedness month by hosting Auburn’s 4th Annual Disaster Fair on Saturday, Sept. 25 from 11 a.m. – 4 p.m. at the Les Gove Community Campus in Auburn. The fair is sponsored by the City of Auburn and the White River Valley Citizen Corps Council.

This event is a fun-filled afternoon of adventure and education for the whole family, featuring disaster preparedness information, ideas, demonstrations, and supplies. There will be activities for everyone, including informational booths, vendor booths, disaster response demonstrations, hands-on activities for kids and adults, and preparedness information. Door prizes will be given away hourly!

Experts will also be on-hand to discuss issues surrounding potential flooding from the Green River and to provide information to businesses regarding contingency and continuity planning. Vendors will also be selling NOAA Weather Radios in conjunction with National Weather Radio Awareness month. Parking is available at 12th St. SE and J St. SE.

For more information contact City of Auburn Emergency Management at 253-876-1992 or visit www.auburnwa.gov/disaster.

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