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Katy Area Safety Fest

March 1st, 2018 Comments off

Volunteers Needed

Katy Area Safety Fest in coordination with local law enforcement, emergency services and non-profit agencies, invites you to join us for the 3rd Annual Katy Area Safety Fest.

The Katy Area Safety Fest’s purpose is to familiarize residents with useful safety information, as well as the daily responsibilities of your local Fire, EMS, and Law Enforcement agencies through a variety of fun and high energy activities.

Fest activities will include:

  • Fire Truck and ambulance tours
  • Fire, EMS, and Law Enforcement exhibits
  • Life Flight and Law Enforcement helicopter viewing
  • Inflatable play area (Kid Zone)
  • Food and refreshment vendors
  • Live demonstrations
  • Live entertainment
  • Free Safety Raffle Challenge
  • Citizen Recognition Awards

The event is April 14th, 2018 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at Typhoon Texas. We are happy to announce that we’ll also have a Fun Run for the National Stroke Association on the same day and location from 7:30 a.m. to 11:30 a.m.

If you are 16 or older and want volunteer hours, what a great place to earn them, learning about safety awareness! An Event Volunteer and Waiver of Liability form must be filled out and returned by March 9th, 2018. Please send email to Katyareacert@gmail.com if you are interested.

Thank you!

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CERT Rodeo 2018 Communications Volunteers

February 6th, 2018 Comments off

For those of you who have already signed up. Thank you.

For those of you who haven’t signed up yet, we’re still needing volunteers. We have 39 so far and need about 5-10 more to have everything work as well as it should. If you can assist, please signup.

Here’s who has signed up so far: AD5CQ, AE5EO, AE5MZ, AE5PA, AF5DR, K5DLF, K5HWA, K5KGH, K5PRS, K5WEL, KB5JTJ, KB5PGY, KC5LAA, KD5LOC, KE5STL, KF5ETG, KF5FNH, KF5IMW, KF5LXC, KF5QNS, KF5SDK, KF5UKF, KF5VIK, KG5FFX, KG5QLA , KG5TYM, KG5U, KG5VLY, KT5SR, KW5GIZ, KW5PA, N5CAS, N5KWD, N5TQ, N5VEV, WB5UZZ, WD5JRD and WD8RZA.

If your Ham buddy hasn’t signed up and you have, give them call and encourage them to sign up and join us.

If you thought you had signed up but don’t see your callsign, please sign-up again here: https://goo.gl/forms/Ly9xzylFePL1Br723

Quick details about the event: Sat 2/10/2018 in Humble TX 6-3pm. Only HT with headset needed. Most fun and interesting public service event in the Houston area. Volunteers receive a T-shit and a patch.

The CERT Rodeo 2018 EAP including the detailed site maps and ICS-205 (frequency list) will go out today. Assignments will be delivered Saturday morning.

Thank you for all you do,

Alfred Perez – N5VEV EC-001, AUXCOMM, ARRL-VE

CERT Rodeo 2018 Communications Team, COML

Cell: 281-919-9877 Voice/SMS – Text Messages

GV: 832-380-5867 24/7 Emergency Contact Voice/SMS – Text Messages

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ARES NEEDS YOUR HELP! – SAT 24th

September 22nd, 2016 Comments off

If you are an ARES member…
We need a few more hands to help with the Simulated Emergency Test this Saturday, it will only take half a day of your time. Please look at the IAP and look at the available locations.
https://drive.google.com/open?id=1h35npbNC3IPKYCcYNIOuLE0tDcw349Wl5Ryqihw4dgI
If you can lend a hand please contact Jeff Walter, jawalter6@comcast.net
281-467-8595 Cell
Thank you
Sid Sherwood – n5zkd@sbcglobal.net
N5ZKD
EC NW Unit

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Volunteers Needed for Oct. 1, 8, 9, 21, 22, and 23

September 16th, 2016 Comments off

Volunteers are needed for several upcoming events.
The Tour de Cure, October 1st needs communicators and a few more SAG drivers.
To volunteer as a communicator please contact Rick Broussard N5KJN n5kjn@brsd.com
To volunteer as a SAG please contact Robin Marsh, KF5MNB jmorob@gmail.com

Other events looking for help in the not too distant future…
10 for Texas, October 8th, go to WWW.woodlands-events-comms.info
Oktoberfest Triathlon, October 9th, Contact me at n5zkd@sbcglobal.net
Mammoth Lake Triathlon, October 23rd, Contact me at n5zkd@sbcglobal.net
Wings over Houston, October 21st through 23rd, Contact George Levandowski at kd5afy@sbgglobal.net
Please come out and put your license to good use.
Thank you,
Sid Sherwood
EC NW Unit, District 14

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