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Is your family adequately prepared in case of an emergency?

The public is invite to a free event to learn about emergency preparedness – free admission and free parking. The Family Emergency Readiness EXPO on September 10, 2016 is the largest educational and informational EXPO in Michigan, helping citizens cope, survive and prevail over natural and man-made disasters.

Saturday, September 10th

9:30 am – 3:30pm

Livingston County Public Safety Complex:  1911 Tooley Road off M-59 in Howell [map on www.readylivingston.com]

Free tours of the U of M survival jet, helicopters, fire trucks, ambulances, Sheriff vehicles.

Tip on readiness from: Consumers Energy, Red Cross, DTE Energ, Dr. Hank Vaupel, NRA, Howell Fire Department, Livingston  County Sheriff Bob Bezotte, Howell Fire Chief Andy Pless, County Emergency Manager Therese Cremonte, Michigan State Police, Ham Radio Club, Livingston County Health Dept, Livingston County EMS.

Speakers will combat some tough issues, including:

What do moms put in their 72-hour kit?

A mom’s family disaster plan, protecting your family.

Women: refuse to be a victim.

What to do in the event of a power black out?

What to do when the toilets don’t flush?

What to do if the natural gas is cut off?

Surviving road rage or a car jacking.

How to build a first aid kit better than store bought.

How to prepare your business.

Enjoy face painting for the kids, a gun raffle  and vendors offering products and services  to help everyone to cope, survive and prevail. The sad reality is that our government needs the public to be ready for an emergency because they simply will not to able to respond to everyone. Every citizen must be prepared to be self-sufficient for 7-10 days on your own. www.readylivingston.com  The EXPO is the signature service project of the Howell Masonic Lodge in concert with Livingston County EMS, Director Jeff Boyd.

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