Our monthly meeting will be this Monday, April 20. The topic will be communications.
For those with smart phones or tablets, please download the Zello app from http://zello.com/ prior to the meeting. From 7:30 to 8pm we will be playing with a private channel that turns your phone into a radio.
At 8pm, we will have a local dispatcher discuss proper radio communications. Please RSVP.
Please post your availability for shelter response between 10pm Mon, Jan 26 and noon on Wed, Jan 28. Please specify AM or PM and the day. Specifically list if you are someone I can call in the middle of the night to open the shelter. If need be, plans can be made to pick you up.
Hi everyone, the Rose Family has once again generously offered to host our CERT Holiday party at their home. Everyone and their significant other is invited 7pm on Friday, Dec 12 for a cocktail hour-type party. Everyone is asked to bring an appetizer and/or a dessert, drink of choice. Please RSVP below and let us k know what you plan on bringing. I hope to see you there!
We have a meeting scheduled for Mon Sept 15, 7:30pm, with a guest speaker. Please bring your gear bag/go-kit. Please RSVP in the comments if you can or cannot attend. Please RSVP as soon as possible to avoid last minute cancellation of the class. Thanks.
CERT has been asked to assist again this year with crowd management on Pompton Day. We are looking for volunteers for the following shifts:
7:30 to 11am, 5-6 folks, still looking for 1-2 folks: finding vendor locations, directing closed roads. Meet at the Field Com truck at Mandeville and Lakeside. Scheduled: Tom, Jimmy, Bobby C Fran & Larry till 10:30
4:00 to 6pm: still looking for 5 or 6 folks to staff side streets of Lakeside, reverse process from the morning, advising one-way traffic. Scheduled: Kevin & Fran
8pm to 9pm: Firework duty, as many members as possible as additional eyes, with radios to advise police. Scheduled: Jimmy, Laura WR, Bob
Everyone on duty will have a radio, all radios need to be returned to the OEM truck between shifts. CERT uniform is green golf shirts with beige pants, shorts, skirts or kilts.