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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Thursday, September 21, 2017
Vivian Eason, Emergency Management Coordinator at (360) 867-2825 or EasonV@co.thurston.wa.us

Come to the Emergency Prep Expo 2017 on Saturday Sept 30
Join us at the free event starting at 10:00 a.m. at the Capital Christian Center

OLYMPIA – The 2017 Emergency Prep Expo theme is “Methods of Communication in Disasters” and Thurston County Emergency Management staff want to help you get the tools, tips, and information you need to get you and your family “ready” for emergencies and disasters.  

While South Sound first responders and Thurston County Emergency Management officials are ready to respond to earthquakes, heavy rain, snow, extreme winds or flooding this winter, each resident should also be prepared to respond to severe winter storms and other natural disasters and emergencies.  Come to the Expo and learn more!

The free event begins at 10:00 a.m. and every attendee will receive a free Kit-Man safety bag with instructions on how to create your own emergency response kit. Dozens of vendors will also be on hand with information and demonstrations on everything you need to prepare, respond, and recover from the next disaster.

What:  Emergency Preparedness Expo 2017
When:  Saturday, Sept 30 from 10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m.
Where:  Capital Christian Center, 4431 Martin Way East, Olympia
Cost:  Admission is FREE! 

For a list of vendors/displays and information about the Thurston County Emergency Preparedness Expo, visit http://www.co.thurston.wa.us/em/

To schedule a training or presentation for your community or neighborhood group, please contact Vivian Eason, Emergency Management Coordinator at EasonV@co.thurston.wa.us or (360) 867-2825.


County Commissioners:

Carolina Mejia
District 1

Gary Edwards
District 2

Tye Menser
District 3