Meeting schedule will follow Anne Arundel County School schedule for inclement weather.

Warming Centers Open

(Millersville, MD)  The Anne Arundel County Office of Emergency Management has implemented the County’s Extreme Temperature Plan in response to expected extreme cold weather conditions.  Winds combined with low temperatures are expected to produce wind chills close to 0 degrees Fahrenheit.

 

The following locations will be available to provide warming relief:

 

Anne Arundel County Public Libraries will be available until their normal closing time of 5:00 p.m.

 

o   Annapolis Regional Library: 1410 West Street, Annapolis

o   Broadneck Community Library: 1275 Green Holly Drive, Annapolis

o   Brooklyn Park Community Library: 1 East 11th Avenue, Baltimore

o   Crofton Community Library: 1681 Riedel Road, Crofton

o   Deale Community Library: 5940 Deale-Churchton Road, Deale

o   Eastport-Annapolis Neck Community Library: 269 Hillsmere Drive, Annapolis

o   Edgewater Community Library: 25 Stepneys Lane, Edgewater

o   Linthicum Community Library: 400 Shipley Road, Linthicum

o   Maryland City at Russett Community Library: 3501 Russett Common, Laurel

o   Mountain Road Community Library: 4730 Mountain Road, Pasadena

o   North County Area Library: 1010 Eastway, Glen Burnie

o   Odenton Regional Library: 1325 Annapolis Road, Odenton

o   Riviera Beach Community Library: 1130 Duvall Highway, Pasadena

o   Severn Community Library: 2624 Annapolis Road, Severn

o   Severna Park Community Library: 45 West McKinsey Road, Severna Park

 

The Anne Arundel County Police will make the Community Rooms at the following Districts available overnight:

   

o   Northern District, 939 Hammonds Lane, Baltimore

o   Eastern District, 3700 Mountain Road, Pasadena

o   Western District, 8273 Telegraph Road, Odenton

o   Southern District, 35 Stepneys Lane, Edgewater

 

Centers are accessible and have water and restroom facilities.  Medical care is not available and anyone experiencing or observing a medical emergency should call 911. Pets are not allowed in any warming centers.  Accommodations will be made for service animals. 

 

The decision on opening of the warming centers will be made each day based upon the current forecast and an advisory being issued by the National Weather Service.

Meeting Agenda Posted

The Agenda for the February 17, 2015 meeting has been posted.  Please select Members Only Area above for the Agenda.  If you have any questions, concerns or comments prior to the meeting, please contact Bruce Becker, Secretary at Secretary@aacitizencorps.org

Board of Directors Elected

The new 2015 Board of Directors was elected January 20, 2015.  Please send a congratulatory email or better still, join us at our next meeting February 17, 2015.

 

Chairman:  Mike Simpson

1st Vice Chair:  Paul Bowling

2nd Vice Chair:  Louisa Woolery

Secretary:  Bruce Becker

Treasurer:  Mark Chang

 

Email addresses can be found under the ABOUT US tab at the top of the screen.

 

Training Opportunity

Please see the following .PDF training opportunity for E0197 Integrating Access and Functional Needs into Emergency Planning for March 3–4, May 27–28, and September 9–10, 2015. EMI is pleased to be offering this course in partnership with the FEMA Office of Disability Integration and Coordination (ODIC). Currently, we are not accepting requests for off-campus offerings. EMI and ODIC are working on creating a formal process for requesting and filling requests for L0197 (off-campus) offerings.

If you have any questions about attending residential training at EMI, please contact John Broaddus at john.broaddus@maryland.gov.

Training Opportunity 1119 - E0197 Integr[...]
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CERT Award of Appreciation

 

On September 16, 2014 CERT received a Certificate of Appreciation from the Villages of Dorchester for our participation in making their National Night Out such a success.  Thank you to all that volunteered to answer questions from over 300 community members that participated in this National event.

 

A very gracious letter signed by the Board of Directors for the Villages of Dorchester accompanied the above certificate.

Preparing Older Americans

Preparing Older Americans Partnering with older Americans and engaging them in preparedness efforts can make a significant difference in communities before, during, and after disasters.  To find out more, go here...

Rural Readiness

Large flat tracts of land, such as farms and fields can be vulnerable to a variety of natural hazards. Floods can damage crops and make them inedible. Large isolated barns and silos may be particularly vulnerable to lightning, and by extension, fire.    To read more...

Citizen Corps and CERT Store front

Queensboro Shirt Company is our vendor of choice for Citizen Corps and CERT embroidered apparel, bags and accessories.  Since 1982 QB Stores has been a pioneer in the custom logo apparel business.  Alfred Fronefield, Vice Chair Citizen Corps Anne Arundel County and the City of Annapolis has a limited supply of bags for sale.  Or feel free to contact our store front with QB Stores and order directly from them.  To visit our store front, http://aacitizencorps.qbstores.com

 

Emergency Mass Notification System - CodeRED

 

Anne Arundel County, in conjunction with the City of Annapolis has an Emergency Mass Notification System capable of reaching thousands of residences and businesses in a matter of minutes.  A pre-recorded message with important information can be delivered to a live person, an answering machine or TTY/TDD device.

 

Please use the CodeRed link to register your mobile device only.  You do not need to add your landline.

 

http://www.aacounty.org/OEM/CodeRED.cfm

 

General membership meeting

 Meeting location:

Anne Arundel County Fire Department Headquarters, 8501 Veterans Highway, Millersville, MD 21108

 

Next meeting:  February 17, 2015 7:00 PM until 8:30 PM

 

Agenda can be viewed under the Members Only section.

 

 

 

 

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