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March 19, 2013

Disaster preparedness program planned for Norman

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NORMAN —

Brenda Hill, Family and Consumer Science Educator will kick off the series with a presentation on how you can prepare your family for a disaster on March 19th. Part two of this series will be held March 26th. This segment will be conducted by Susan Moffat, Director and Community Development Educator and will highlight the ways you can prepare for and protect your business from disaster. I will present the third session on disaster preparedness for landowners, farmers, and ranchers April 2nd and all three seminars will begin at 6:00 p.m. and end at 7:30 p.m. If you are interested in attending please RSVP to 405-321-4774.

With storm season only a few months away, now is the time to prepare for severe weather threats. Watch the news, listen to the radio, have an emergency kit and plan, and take warnings seriously. If your area is in a “high risk”, talk with your family. Ask that they pay attention to alerts and maintain contact via calls or texts with friends and family. There are survivors in Bridge Creek, Joplin and many other communities who would advise you do so. Oklahoma Cooperative Extension and Oklahoma State University offer their programs to all eligible persons regardless of race, color, national origin, religion, sex, age, disability, or status as a veteran and are Equal Opportunity Employers.

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