NERT Drill & Community Safety Fair on October 20th!
|September 30, 2012||Posted by jamie under Public Services||
From my good friend and our South Beach NERT Team Leader Gary Pegueros:
Please mark your calendars for Saturday October 20th – we are hosting one of the 4 NERT Citywide Drills throughout the city.Joining us will be fellow NERTs from SoMa, Treasure Island, Potrero Hill, Bayview, and Financial District.Date: Saturday October 20thTime: 8:00am Set up8:30am Sign In9:00am to Noon Drill Activities(HAM Communications with Battalion from 10:00am to 11:30am)Location: South Beach Park, located along The Embarcadero between Pier 40 and the South Beach HarborDrill Activities: ICS Roles Tabletop exercise, Bldg Damage Assessment & Messaging, Rescue Carries, HAM Radio CommunicationsWhat Else: Wear your NERT vest/helmet, bring your NERT photo i.d.***. Dress appropriately for outdoors. Bring water, sun screen.(Should your NERT id be expired, and you don’t have time to recertify before the Drill, fill out and bring with you the attached Waiver form.)Also, fill out your Volunteer Info Card (attached) prior to arriving at the drill; submit it at Sign In.***Check your NERT i.d. Is your certification current? If yours has expired (or is about to), check the NERT website’s training schedule to find any Class 5 and 6 to recertify. Be sure to contact the NERT office in advance so they know to expect you.Parking is by meter only (on the street). Walking and/or public transportation strongly encouraged. (The drill site is between the Brannan Street and AT&T Park Muni Metro stops of the T- and N-lines.)RSVP: http://nertoctober2012drills.
eventbrite.com/(Our Drill is Battalion 3 and 10)Oh, I almost forgot! We’re inviting 10-12 preparedness / safety-related agencies and organizations for a Community Safety Fair.Visit with Red Cross, Fire King (extinguishers), SF SAFE, Disaster Supply Center” www.disastersupplycenter.com (emergency supplies), Patrol Special Police, and more.The Embarcadero YMCA will join us and provide lawn activities for kids. And we’ve rented a Jump House!! The Fair is 9am to Noon.Hope you can join us!Gary Pegueros