Tuesday, April 7, 2015

Health, Safety, and Preparedness Expo and Fun Run

Health, Safety, and Preparedness Expo and Fun Run

Date:               April 25, 2015
Time:              10:00 am - 4:00 pm

Location:         Hawthorn Academy
                         9062 South 2200 West
                        West Jordan, Utah 84088

This FREE community preparedness fair will be held from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Saturday, April 25th, 2015 at Hawthorn Academy in West Jordan. It 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 Maralin Hoff from Be Ready Utah, representatives from Utah Disaster Kleenup, volunteers from the American Red Cross and spokespeople from Questar.

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 well-being during a crisis, powerless cooking, E-Prep scouting merit badge, first aid, water storage, food storage on a budget, and powerless cooking. 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. Classes will start at 9:30, will run for 45 minutes and will be repeated every hour on the 1/2 hour (ie -10:30, 11:30)

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.

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