Let’s face it. It’s not just earthquakes anymore. Californians also have to worry about fires – and given the recent rainstorms – floods and more.
Are you and your family prepared? Is your business?
The West Valley Warner Center Chamber of Commerce and Councilman Bob Blumenfield, along with LAPD Operations Bureau and LAFD Valley Bureau, are hosting a free Disaster Preparedness Fair this Saturday, March 25, from 9 am to 3 pm.
The free family event at Pierce College will let you gather information and resources to best prepare for an emergency or disaster. Learn from community responders, organizations and providers.
The event will feature expert speakers with demonstrations, information booths with take-away literature and fun booth prizes. Fire, police, sheriff and CA Highway Patrol vehicles will be on display. LAPD Topanga Station and West Valley LAPD will bring cars, motorcycles, and the pink and white Breast Cancer Awareness Ford SUV.
Other attractions include a fly-over, SWAT and Bomb Squad mobile command, mounted police and K9 units. LAPD will also cut a car to demonstrate emergency rescue procedures.
LAFD Battalion 17 will discuss residential fire safety with a fire extinguisher demonstration from the stage.
There will be CPR demonstrations from MySafeLA and CERT information.
There will be plenty of children’s activities, including interacting with firefighters and police, book reading by community heroes and free coloring books giveaway. They can view first responder vehicles and watch cool demonstrations!
Adults can give blood at the Cedars Sinai- Blood Mobile.
Kaiser Permanente will offer a “Stop the Bleed” demonstration, and Providence Tarzana Cedars Sinai will have a stage with a variety of speakers every 15 minutes from 10:15 am on.
SoCal will discuss Gas-Meter shut off and more.
Food trucks on site will include Andrea’s Catering Inc., Dough Spot, Kona Ice North Valley LA, LA Donut and Mikachi Hibachi.
Exhibitors for the day include American Red Cross, ARESLAX, Inc. Amateur Radio Emergency Service, Arson Watch, Assemblymember Jesse Gabriel, Blue Can Water/SOS Survival Products, California Highway Patrol, West Valley Area, Cedars Sinai Medical Center Blood Mobile, City of Los Angeles Department of Animal Services, City of L. A. Emergency Management Department, Civil Air Patrol Hawker Squadron 128, Community Emergency Response Team-CERT, Congress-man Brad Sherman, COPE Preparedness, Costco Woodland Hills, Councilmember Bob Blumenfield, Councilmember Nithya Raman, CPAB-Community Police Advisory Board, Dara Lynn Insurance Services-Winnetka Chamber of Commerce, Debbie Soden-Coldwell Banker Realty, Department of Neighborhood Empowerment, Department of Recreation and Parks, Disability Disaster Access & Resources (DDAR), Eagle Vision Outreach, Encino Neighborhood Council, Gaspar Insurance Services, GRID Alternatives Greater Los Angeles, Kaiser Permanente/Stop the Bleed, LA County Department of Animal Care and Control, LAFD CERT- Community Emergency Response Team, LAFD Los Angeles Fire Department, LAPD Operations Valley Bureau, LAPD Recruitment Divisions, LISTOS California and Northridge Hospital Foundation/Dignity Health, Los Angeles City Auxiliary Communications Service, Los Angeles County Department of Public Health, Los Angeles County Sheriff Department, Los Angeles World Airport Police, MYSAFE LA, MVP Law Group, A PC, Neighborhood Legal Services of Los Angeles County, Neighborhood Team Program, New York Life, Operation Gratitude, Perci by Invicta Ready, Pierce College, Providence Cedars-Sinai Tarzana Medical Center, Q4 ACTIVE, Resource Conservation District of the Santa Monica Mountains / Ember House, Senator Caroline Menjivar, SoCal Gas, Southern California Preparedness Foun-dation, State Senator Henry Stern, T-Mobile (Wi-Fi Hot Spot Sponsor), Tarzana Neighborhood Council, The Little Angels Project, The Preparedness Network, Troop 642 West Valley, U.S. Army Tarzana Career Center, U.S. Air Force 369th Recruiting Squadron, West Hills Health & Rehab Center, West Valley~Warner Center Chamber of Commerce, Disaster Preparedness Fair Event Producer (exclusively serving Woodland Hills, Tarzana, Reseda and the entire Warner Center), Winnetka Neighborhood Council, Woodland Hills Warner Center Neighborhood Council and Zoom Room Woodland Hills.
Enter the fair at the Victory Boulevard entrance to Pierce (at Mason). For more information and an updated list of vendors and exhibitors visit woodlandhillscc.net or call (818) 347-4737.