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Posted on: June 1, 2018

Get prepared at The Woodlands Township Emergency Preparedness Event

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THE WOODLANDS, TEXAS (June 1, 2018) – The Woodlands Township will host the annual Emergency Preparedness Event on Saturday, June 9, 2018 from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the Township building, 2801 Technology Forest Blvd. This free, family-friendly event is produced by the Township Neighborhood Watch with presenting sponsor CenterPoint Energy.

Presentations will be held throughout the event, including Hurricane Predictions for 2018 by a forecaster from the National Weather Service. Participating organizations will be available to answer resident questions about emergency preparedness in addition to providing giveaways, handouts and snacks. Attendees can also learn about volunteer opportunities in the area, find out about useful websites and apps, visit public safety vehicles and view brief emergency preparedness videos. Montgomery County Hospital District will also offer Hands-Only CPR instruction during the event.

Presentation Schedule: (Inside Board Chambers) *

  • 10:30 a.m.       Operation Storm Ready - 20 min

                                 Presented by Allen East, Director, West Region Customer Service

                                 Entergy Texas, Inc.

  • 11 a.m.            The Woodlands Township Neighborhood Watch - 15 min

                                 Presented by Peggy Krysiak, Program Specialist

                                 The Woodlands Township

  • 11:25 a.m.       Emergency Operating Plan - 25 min

                                 Presented by Santos Calderon, Senior Service Consultant – Power Delivery Solutions - 

                                 CenterPoint Energy

  • 12 p.m.            Hurricane Predictions for 2018 – 30 min

                                 Presented by Dan Reilly, Warning Coordination Meteorologist

                                 National Weather Service

Presentation Schedule: (In Meeting Room 120) *

  • 10:05 a.m.       Are You Ready? Video – 15 min.

                                 Ready Houston Regional Preparedness Video

  • 10:25 a.m.       Hands Only CPR Presentation & Training – 25 min

                                 Montgomery County Hospital District

  • 10:55 a.m.       Hands Only CPR Presentation & Training – 25 min

                                 Montgomery County Hospital District

  • 11:25 a.m.       Are You Ready? Video – 15 min.

                                 Ready Houston Regional Preparedness Video

  • 11:45 a.m.       Hands Only CPR Presentation & Training – 25 min

                                 Montgomery County Hospital District

  • 12:15 p.m.       Hands Only CPR Presentation & Training – 25 min

                                 Montgomery County Hospital District

  • 12:45 p.m.       Are You Ready? Video – 15 min.

                                 Ready Houston Regional Preparedness Video

Ongoing Activities 10 a.m. to 1 p.m.*:

West Lobby

  • CenterPoint Energy – Presenting Sponsor
  • Entergy Texas, Inc. – Gold Sponsor
  • The Woodlands Township Neighborhood Watch – Safety
  • The Woodlands Township Neighborhood Watch – Emergency Preparedness, Emergency Document Bags and Emergency Tool to adults while supplies last
  • The Woodlands Township Neighborhood Watch – Drawing
  • Montgomery County Sheriff’s Office – Deputy
  • Harris County Constable’s Office – Deputy
  • Montgomery County Sheriff Citizen Academy Alumni Association
  • H-E-B

Meeting Rooms 150/152

  • National Weather Service
  • Montgomery County Office of Homeland Security and Emergency Management
  • Harris County Office of Homeland Security and Emergency Management
  • Montgomery County Public Health/Medical Reserve Corps
  • Montgomery County 9-1-1
  • United Way of Greater Houston
  • Interfaith of The Woodlands
  • Montgomery County Search and Rescue

Meeting Room 122

  • The Woodlands Joint Powers Agency – Bronze Sponsor - Hurricane Harvey flooding animation

Meeting Room 124

  • Municipal District Services, LLC

Meeting Room 114

  • Texans Recovering Together Crisis Counseling Program

Front Parking Lot

  • Montgomery County Sheriff’s Office, Mobile Command Unit
  • Montgomery County Constable’s Office, Precinct 3 – Patrol Car & Rescue Vehicle
  • The Woodlands Fire Department – Fire Truck / First Aid
  • Montgomery County Hospital District - Ambulance
  • CenterPoint Energy – Presenting Sponsor - Bucket Truck
  • Montgomery County Amateur Radio Emergency Service – Mobile Command Unit
  • American Red Cross
  • CERT
  • Tall Timbers District, BSA
  • The Woodlands Township, Environmental Services
  • The Woodlands Township, Parks & Recreation (Park Ranger)
  • Home Depot

*All presentations, demonstrations, participants and times are subject to change. This is an indoor/outdoor rain or shine event, so in case of inclement weather, some activities may be cancelled or moved indoors.

For more information about The Woodlands Township, please visit www.thewoodlandstownship-tx.gov or call 281-210-3800.

Photo: Make a plan for emergencies at The Woodlands Township Emergency Preparedness Event on Saturday, June 9, 2018 from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. 

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