Do you know a business, non-profit, artist, school or any group that really needs help preparing for the next disaster? If so, please share this information with them. This training is free and will make a difference in our communities resiliency. Kelly Snyder, from the Manitou Art Center, will talk about her preparedness and resiliency experience. You'll also have an opportunity to find out about the free tools and training that are available now to help you get ready.
So plan to attend the Pikes Peak Chapter's first Preparedness and Resiliency Academy on Thursday, April 23 at the Olympic Training Center, 1 Olympic Plaza, Colorado Springs, CO 80909, from 9am-2pm.
RSVP with Dana.Goldsmith@redcross.org
2015/04/23 - 2015/04/23
Additional time info:
Here is the agenda: 8:00a.m. Registration & Exhibition Hall opens
Continental breakfast provided 9:00 a.m. Opening Remarks by Sally Broomfield and Michael Gaultney (Sally Broomfield, serves as Disaster Program Manager of the Pikes Peak Chapter of the American Red Cross & Michael Gaultney, is the President, Board of Directors of the Pikes Peak Chapter of the American Red Cross)
9:10 a.m. "Sharing a City Story of Preparedness and Resiliency" (Bret Waters, serves the City of Colorado Springs as Deputy Chief of Staff; Director of Emergency Management and Recovery)
9:20 a.m. "Wildfire and Flood Outlook for Summer 2015 - compared w/disasters of ‘13" (Thomas Magnuson, Warning Coordination Meteorologist, National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration)
9:40 a.m. Break
9:50 a.m. "Understanding your Red Cross Ready Rating Assessment." (Troy Staples, Regional Business Preparedness Manager for Colorado and Wyoming)
10:20 a.m. Break 10:30 a.m. "Understanding and Using the Free Ready Rating Tools." (Troy Staples, Regional Business Preparedness Manager for Colorado and Wyoming)
11:15 a.m. Break
11:25 a.m. Provided Lunch /Featured Speaker: "Healing and Recovery of a Community After an Active Shooter." (Pastor Brady Boyd, New Life Church, Colorado Springs, CO)
12:10 a.m. Break 12:20 a.m. "Business Community Preparedness and Resiliency Story." (Heather Vozzola, Volunteer Coordinator of the Flying W Ranch Foundation, Colorado Springs)
12:50 p.m. "Art Community Preparedness and Resiliency Story." (Kelly Cummings Snyder, President of the Manitou Art Center, Manitou, Colorado)
1:20 p.m. Break.
1:30 p.m. "Social Importance of Small, Large and Global Group Preparedness and Resiliency" (Steve Recca, Executive Director, Center for Human Security, School of Public Affairs University of Colorado, Colorado Spring)
2:00 p.m. Closing Remarks by Sally Bloomfield. This is a wonderful opportunity to get prepared with the Red Cross' help and with lessons learned from our friends and neighbors.