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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Monday, May 6, 2013
Vivian Eason, Thurston County Emergency Management at (360) 867-2825

May 16 Workshop on What to Do When Disaster Strikes in Your Neighborhood

On Thursday, May 16, Thurston County Emergency Management will host a workshop on the "Map Your Neighborhood" program to help Thurston County residents work together with their neighbors to save lives and protect property when disaster strikes.

The evening workshop is free and open to all community members. This "train-the trainer" workshop will not only give you the skills and knowledge you need to respond to emergencies, it also offers tips and techniques for getting your neighbors involved in planning and preparing long before an emergency situation occurs.

Details are available by contacting Vivian Eason, Thurston County Emergency Management at (360) 867-2825 or EasonV@co.thurston.wa.us. To download the flyer for this workshop, visit www.co.thurston.wa.us/em.
  • WHAT:FREE! Map Your Neighborhood Train-the-Trainer Workshop

  • WHEN:
  • Thursday, May 16 from 6 - 8 p.m.

  • WHERE: Thurston County Emergency Coordination Center at 9521 Tilley Road SW in Olympia, 98512(South of the Tumwater city limits and the Olympia Regional Airport)

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County Commissioners:

Carolina Mejia
District 1

Gary Edwards
District 2

Tye Menser
District 3