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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Friday, September 21, 2018
Vivian Eason, Emergency Management Coordinator at (360) 867-2825 or

Come to the Emergency Preparedness Expo 2018 on September 29
Join us at the free event starting at 10:00 a.m. at the Heritage Baptist Church

​OLYMPIA –Find the tools, tips and information you need to get you and your family ready for emergencies and disasters at this year's Emergency Preparedness Expo scheduled for Saturday, September 29, 2018 from 10:00 am. to 2:00 p.m. The theme of this year's expo is 'Disasters Happen…#Preparenow.'

What: Emergency Preparedness Expo 2018
When: Saturday, September 29 from 10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m.
Where: Heritage Baptist Church, 1315 Sussex Avenue East, Tenino, WA
Cost: Admission is FREE!

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 there with information and demonstrations on everything you need to prepare, respond and recover from a disaster.

Thurston County Emergency Management encourages all residents to prepare for natural disasters and emergencies. The Emergency Preparedness Expo is a great way to begin preparing you and your family.

For a list of vendors, displays, and information about the Emergency Preparedness Expo, visit or

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



County Commissioners:

John Hutchings
District 1

Gary Edwards
District 2

Tye Menser
District 3