Thursday, September 18, 2008

CERT basic-mentioned in local paper AND the first national CERT newsletter!

Hi folks!
Check out the link below. The (front page!) article talks about the new CERT basic program, being taught in the Herndon/Reston area. Check out the article!

http://www.observernews.com/editions/weeklyeditions
/herndon-reston_091908.pdf

Another interesting link here for you as well:

Forwarded from the National CERT Office:

The National CERT Office is pleased to announce the first quarterly issue of the CERT National Newsletter. We are excited to share with the CERT community stories and information on local CERT activations, training and exercises that are happening across the country. We hope you enjoy this first issue. The newsletter is posted on the CERT website. Please click on the link to view the newsletter:

http://www.citizencorps.gov/cert/newsletter/CERT%20Final%20Newsletter_091608.pdf

Sincerely,
The National CERT Office
FEMA / Community Preparedness Division


Remember, we still need victims for the Saturday September 20th fire department mass casualty drill at Mount Vernon High School! Come on out, 0700 is the start time.

Terry
your volunteer PIO