Do you have an hour or two to spend with family or friends?
October 13, 2014 from 11:00 a.m. to 1:00 a.m. The Greene Turtle Sports Bar and Grill, 7556 Teague Road, Hanover, MD 21076 (Arundel Mills Mall) is hosting our end of the year fundraiser. This venue puts you right where the Maryland Casino or Arundel Mills Shopping Mall is located.
While you are enjoying your time with family or friends at The Greene Turtle, a portion of the proceeds will support our Community Emergency Response Team (CERT).
Bring the coupon found here with you and present to your bartender or server letting them know you are participating in the Funds for Friends fundraiser.
The Anne Arundel County and City of Annapolis Citizen Corps Council and CERT are nonprofit 501(c) 3 organizations. Thank you in advance for participating in this worthy cause.
Your Opinion Counts!
Please review and comment to Jim Martin Chairman@aacitizencorps.org 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.
TRAFFIC MANAGEMENT Training Class
If you are a CERT member our next Traffic Management Class will be October 4, 2014 at the Fire Academy in Millersville. Contact Mark Perry CERTCoordinator@aacitizencorps.org You must have this training in order to volunteer with Traffic Management at the Fire Expo at Sandy Point on October 11, 2014.
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: firstname.lastname@example.org
CERT Award of Appreciation
Mark Your Calendar
Please mark your calendar for the following events or simply go to the EVENTS tab at the top of the screen and view the current calendar of events.
October 4, 2014 Traffic and Crowd Control Training - AA Fire Academy
October 11, 2014 Fire and Police Expo, Sandy Point State Park -- Volunteers needed!
October 31 - November 2, 2014 Basic CERT Training Class, Anne Arundel County Fire Academy
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...
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...
2014 Crab Raffle
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.
General membership meeting
Anne Arundel County Fire Department Headquarters, 8501 Veterans Highway, Millersville, MD 21108
Next meeting: October 21, 2014 7:00 PM until 8:30 PM
Agenda can be viewed under the Members Only section.
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