We received this email from WCAA.
(Remember that this is on Star Wars day, May the 4th be with you.)
WALKER WILDFIRE COMMUNITY PREPAREDNESS DAY
DATE: SATURDAY, MAY 4TH, 2019
Place: Walker Fire Department
Time: 10:00 AM – 1:00 PM
National sponsors: State Farm Insurance
National Fire Protection Association
Local sponsors: Walker Community Action Alliance – WCAA
Walker Fire Protection Association – WFPA
The National Fire Protection Association, in association with
State Farm Insurance offered a $500.00 grant available to sites who have
met the criteria for becoming a Firewise USA® recognized site. The
community of Walker, AZ is such a site having been recognized in 2010 with
the Firewise USA® designation. This year the Walker Community Action
Alliance applied for and received this grant meant for public education to
improve the wildfire safety of our homes and community.
Walker and surrounding neighborhoods are very vulnerable to
wildfires as was recognized again during the recent Goodwin Fire of 2017.
In 2018 there were two fires in Potato Patch, one of our area communities.
As a community partner you are invited to participate in the
Walker and surrounding Communities Firewise Preparedness Day – 2019.
Join us Saturday, May 4thfrom 10:00 A.M. to 1:00 P.M. We invite you to set
up a display table (canopy) and provide information to educate, train,
assist, and protect Walker and area communities.
The receipt of this grant has left us with shorter notice than
we would have hoped for. However, the wildfire season is closely
approaching. Your partnership is imperative. Please RSVP to:
firstname.lastname@example.org call 928-443-9748 / 602-370-8020.
Yavapai County CERT (Community Emergency Response Team)part of Yavapai
County Emergency Mgt.
State Farm Insurance
American Red Cross / Northern Arizona
Prescott National Forest
Walker Fire Department – WFPA
Walker Community Action Alliance – WCAA
Refreshments will be provided
Loren Bykerk, President
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