City of Annapolis Training

Two new trainings are being offered by the City of Annapolis Emergency Operations Center.  Please see the AACCC calendar under TRAINING for details.  The classes are free but you must register in advance.  December 10, 2014 7:00 p.m. Parade Marshall Training.  December 18, 2014 7:00 p.m. Call Center training.


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

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Your Opinion Counts!

Please review and comment to Jim Martin about the following documents.  DRAFT Anne Arundel County and City of Annapolis Citizen Corp Council, Inc. Fiscal Policies, Anne Arundel County and City of Annapolis CERT Three Year Strategic Plan, Citizen Corps Council of Anne Arundel County and the City of Annapolis Three Year Strategic Plan and  Anne Arundel County and City of Annapolis Community Emergency Response Team Bylaws. 


These four documents are currently in DRAFT form awaiting all comments that are due by November 1, 2014.  Final policies will be approved at the November 18, 2014 Citizen Corps Council and CERT meeting held at the Anne Arundel County Fire Department Headquarters, 8501 Veterans Highway, Millersville.

BGE Accepting Application for Emergency Response and Safety Grants -- help needed with the process

Calling All Grant Writers:  Citizen Corps is looking for experienced people who would like to help apply for grants to support the county's Community Emergency Response Teams (CERT).  Others who may not have grant-writing experience but would like to help with the process also are welcome.  Please contact Jim Martin for further details:

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,


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.


General membership meeting

 Meeting location:

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


Next meeting:  November 18, 2014 7:00 PM until 8:30 PM


Agenda can be viewed under the Members Only section.





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