Friday, January 25, 2013

South Jordan Emergency Preparedness Fair

Tomorrow there is a Community Emergency Preparedness Fair in South Jordan, UT.  There will be a lot of vendors, classes, and opportunities to learn about food storage and emergency preparedness.  There will be products demonstrations and items available to order at show discounts, so hopefully you can make it.  Here are the details about the event:

South Jordan Community Emergency Preparedness Fair
January 26th, 2013
Early Light Academy - 10am-2pm
11709 S. Vadania Drive, South Jordan, Utah 84095

The community preparedness fair will be held from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Saturday, Jan. 26 at Early Light Academy (11709 Vadania Drive) and will feature a variety of speakers, classes and activities to help everyone learn more about how to be ready for the worst-case scenario.

Scheduled speakers include Tony Wilde from Be Ready Utah, representatives from Utah Disaster Kleenup, volunteers from the American Red Cross and spokespeople from Questar.

In addition, public emergency first-responders from the South Jordan police and fire departments will be available to answer questions and provide information.

Classes will include first aid practices, how to filter water, proper sanitation practices, financial planning for an emergency, how to create a family emergency and evacuation plan and maintaining emotional wellbeing during a crisis. There will also be food storage meal cooking demonstrations.

Many of the classes will be given more than once during the event, so those interested are invited to attend and participate at any time their schedules permit.

Vendors will also be there with booths and demonstrations of products that can be purchased to prepare for an emergency.

Local businesses, such as Jenkins Soffe Mortuary, will also make presentations on topics such as how to plan for the death of family members.

Scouts are invited to participate during the fair in an emergency preparedness merit badge class and earn up to four hours toward a project.

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