Local Disaster Preparedness Group Starts Training Classes

West Seattle Be Prepared, the West Seattle emergency preparedness organization, is launching a new training an education series with the intent of making West Seattle citizens the most educated, well-trained and most prepared community.

The series kicks off Thursday, April 7, with a presentation and free training by King County Red Cross at 6:00 pm.

  • Deb Ticknor, Red Cross Readiness Manager, will explain how the Red Cross responds to local disasters;
  • David Shannon, Distaster Education Program Manager, has an interactive disaster preparedness presentation for individuals and families;
  • CPR (CardioPulmonary Resuscitation) and First Aid techniques and training will be demonstrated

The training and demonstrations will take place at the Senior Center of West Seattle, on SW Oregon St. around the northeast corner of California Ave. SW, at 4217 SW Oregon St.

Some of the issues the series hopes to help you answer include:

For questions and more information, contact Debora Greer at westseattlebeprepared@gmail.com, or by phone at 206-856-5147.