BePREPARED Not Scared
Dilworth Paxson LLP hosted a preview of the 'BE Safe America' preparedness program... with plans to engage SE Pennsylvania and southern New Jersey communities in the planned October 15 'Drill Day.'
The Task Force heard Safe America Board Secretary Harold Cohen highlight the plans for the fall campaign, while also outlining steps for a 2016 sports-themed campaign with pro athletes.
A mid-September meeting is being planned to expand the roster of partnering private sector firms. Also involved at the Safety Summit were FEMA Region II, represented by Dan Stoneking, and the Medical Reserve Corps' Carla Mitchell, the Region II liaison.
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New York (Aug. 18, 2015) — The Metro New York Chapter of the Association of Contingency Planners (ACP) will co-host a regional 'Preparedness Summit' planned for New York City on Wednesday, August 19.
Chapter Chairman Andrew Smith said ACP's New York Chapter will co-host the BE Safe America™ kick-off at National Grid's Brooklyn Headquarters from 9 am – noon. The briefing will be the first of a three-city tour for non-governmental organizations, private sector and government leaders in New York City (Aug. 19), Philadelphia (Aug. 20) and Washington D.C. (Aug. 21). These Summits will highlight the critical role that an employee's personal preparedness plays in an organization's overall continuity plans.
Mike Haley, First Gentleman of South Carolina
View map depicting activities from coast-to-coast for National Preparedness Month. Be 'recognized' for what you're doing and compete for national recognition!!
Check out our Safe America blog to learn the latest developments from Safe America CEO Len Pagano
Teachers: Here's a free life planning workbook for youth 9-14. It focuses on how making safe choices can allow youth to follow their dreams.
Click here to view or download the workbook.
The Safe America FoundationTM is a 501(c)(3) non-profit chartered in 1994, with headquarters in suburban Atlanta. The Foundation partners with corporate, governmental, public and private sector organizations, and other nonprofits to save lives by emphasizing safety education and emergency preparedness.
Other key goals include helping returning Veterans transition safely to civilian life and teaching safe driving techniques.