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Upcoming Meeting Information
Date:  First Tuesday of Each Month
Topic:  Various
Where: Fire Department Headquarters - Lakewood Blvd
Time: 7:00 p.m.

Events and Announcements

September 19th, is our annual Ready Long Beach event. You will not want to miss this event. There will be vendors, entertainment and demonstrations on emergency preparedness. It is at the corner of Clark and Carson. Across from Long Beach City College. The time is from 10:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. There will be a zombie walk and a corner for the children 

Need volunteers for various events. If you would like to volunteer, contact Tina Burton at tinaburton247@verizon.net

Long Beach CERT Class 
If you would like to sign up for Disaster Preparedness Classes with the Long Beach Fire Department, contact Long Beach CERT at 562-570-2561 and leave a message and someone will get back to you as soon as possible.   These classes are for seven weeks. There also week-end classes, Friday night, Saturday and Sunday.  Can sign up for either one by contacting Arantxa Chavarria at the phone number or send her a e-mail at arantxa.chavarria@longbeachcert.gov

CERT Education (seminars / presentations)
If you know of a church, Home Owners Assoc. or any other organization that would like some information on CERT or emergency preparedness but do not have the time to take a class, there are seminars that can be arranged  

CERT Ham Radio Members
Date: Every Wednesday Night
2 Meter Net on the Long Beach Yacht Club Repeater
Time: 7:00 p.m.  -- 146.805 - PL 162.2
ARES Weekly News Net
Date: Every Thursday Night
Time: 7:15 p.m. -- 145.520 simplex

There is a emergency preparedness class starting Sept 23rd at 7:00 p.m at the LBFD Headquarters on Lakewood Blvd. This class is for ham radio operators and for FMRS radios that would be used in a call out or emergency.  If interested, please send an e-mail to shdelp@gmail.com. Right now this class will be going on for three weeks. 

There are always classes being planned. Check with AARLB (Affiliated Amateur Radio Long Beach) for any upcoming classes.   The AARLB Ham Radio Club meets on the 1st Friday of the month at 7p.m. at the Signal Hill Community Center in Signal Hill.    

FEMA NIMS Training Information for CERT

Link to the Long Beach Fire Department CERT site.

Long Beach CERT Calendar of Events

It's A Disaster.  A comprehensive book for all people who need to know what to do in disasters.  A must have for all CERT members
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