Disaster Preparedness Fair set for Saturday

PALMDALE – The largest Emergency Preparedness Fair in the Antelope Valley will take place from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m., Saturday (Nov. 3) at The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints in Palmdale, 2120 East Avenue R (directly across from Palmdale High School).

The event will feature more than 17 vendors and six classroom presentations/speakers throughout the day.

Classes will include:

  • Pandemic preparedness,
  • Cooking without power,
  • Basic food storage, and much more.

There will be informational booths on:

  • Making 72-hour kits,
  • Water storage/treatment,
  • Long term food storage,
  • Short term food storage,
  • Food/meals preparations,
  • Gardening,
  • Local edible plants to eat,
  • Fingerprinting,
  • Sheltering in place,
  • Sanitation,
  • Showers,
  • Toilets,
  • Home emergency communications,
  • Home first aid, and much more.

There will also be special children’s activities, such as finger printing and face painting.

The LA County Fire Department, Sheriff’s Department, C.E.R.T., and Mental Health Department, as well as the California Highway Patrol, Urban Search & Rescue, and Antelope Valley Preppers will be present, as well.

The event, which is free and open to the public, is presented by the Palmdale Stake of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints and the city of Palmdale.

For more information on this event, contact Debbie Dino at 661-435-1188.

  3 comments for “Disaster Preparedness Fair set for Saturday

  1. Uncle Tom
    November 1, 2012 at 10:04 am

    Perhaps giving the exact date instead of just “Saturday” might be slightly more helpful. O.o

    • J. Ripper
      November 1, 2012 at 2:11 pm

      Looks like they edited the article to clarify THIS coming Saturday, Nov. 3… because it’s there now

      • Uncle Tom
        November 1, 2012 at 3:43 pm

        Ah yes, they did edit it. Too bad there is no edit or delete button for posts!

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