National Preparedness Month Events Calendar

???????????????????????????????September is National Preparedness Month and it’s a great time to create or review your emergency plan to ensure you and your family are prepared for potential disasters and emergencies. From house fires to hurricanes, the American Red Cross has information and resources to help keep you safe.

WE’RE HERE TO HELP!

Join us and learn about preparedness at the following free public events being held this month in the northern half of the state:

September 2 –  Be Red Cross Ready Preparedness Presentation (SOMERSET COUNTY)

Red Cross preparedness presenters will show how getting a kit, making a plan and being informed can make a difference during a disaster from 7 to 8 p.m. at the Somerset County Emergency Services Training Academy –Classroom D at 402 Roycefield Road, Hillsborough. For more information please contact Kevin Anderson at Kevin.Anderson2@redcross.org.

September 7 – Netcong Day (MORRIS COUNTY)

Our volunteers will be on hand with preparedness information during Netcong Day from 11 a.m  to 5 p.m. at the corner of Maple Avenue and Main Street in Netcong. Don’t forget to check out our Fire Safety Trailer and Emergency Response Vehicle.

September 11 – Be Red Cross Ready Preparedness Presentation (SOMERSET COUNTY)

kitRed Cross preparedness presenters will show how getting a kit, making a plan and being informed can make a difference during a disaster from 7 to 8 p.m. at the Somerset County Emergency Services Training Academy –Classroom D at 402 Roycefield Road, Hillsborough. For more information please contact Kevin Anderson at Kevin.Anderson2@redcross.org.

September 13 – Paterson Disaster Preparedness & Health Fair (PASSAIC COUNTY)

Red Cross volunteers will be on hand at JFK High School at 61-127 Preakness Ave, Paterson, offering preparedness information from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Take a tour of a Red Cross Emergency Response Vehicle (ERV) and learn how the Red Cross assists after a disaster.

September 16 – Be Red Cross Ready Preparedness Presentation (SOMERSET COUNTY)

Red Cross preparedness presenters will show how getting a kit, making a plan and being informed can make a difference during a disaster from 7 to 8 p.m. at the Somerset County Emergency Services Training Academy –Classroom D at 402 Roycefield Road, Hillsborough. For more information please contact Kevin Anderson at Kevin.Anderson2@redcross.org.

006September 20 – Emergency Preparedness Fair (MORRIS COUNTY)

Red Cross volunteers will be on hand at Headquarter’s Plaza on Speedwell Avenue in Morristown offering preparedness information from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.

September 20 – Bedminster Township Fall Fest  (SOMERSET COUNTY)

Bring the kids for a day of family fun featuring live music, a rock climbing wall, hay rides, a petting zoo and so much more at River Road Park in Bedminster Township from noon to 5 p.m. Stop by and visit our volunteers for information on how to prepare you and your family for disasters.

September 21 – The Great Shofar Blowout (MORRIS COUNTY)

Red Cross volunteers will be on hand at The Partnership for Jewish Learning and Life at 901 Route 10 East, Whippany, offering preparedness information from 9 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.

September 23 – Be Red Cross Ready Preparedness Presentation (SOMERSET COUNTY)

20140407_111913Red Cross preparedness presenters will show how getting a kit, making a plan and being informed can make a difference during a disaster from 7 to 8 p.m. at the Somerset County Emergency Services Training Academy –Classroom D at 402 Roycefield Road, Hillsborough. For more information please contact Kevin Anderson at Kevin.Anderson2@redcross.org.

September 27 –  Branchburg Country Fair (SOMERSET COUNTY)

Stop by and visit our volunteers to learn about preparedness during the Branchburg Country Fair from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. at White Oak Park on Stony Brook Road in Branchburg.

September 28 – Civic Pride Day (ESSEX COUNTY)

Volunteers will be helping families learn how to be better prepared for emergencies from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. during Civic Pride Day at 1 William Street in Nutley.

September 28 – Union Township Community Day (UNION COUNTY)

Featuring great activities for the whole family including music, a petting zoo, fishing derby, and so much more from 2 p.m. to 8 p.m. at the Hunterdon Hills Playhouse located at 88 Route 173 West, in Hampton. Our volunteers will be on hand providing preparedness information to help keep your family safe during a disaster.

For more preparedness information visit redcross.org/prepare.

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