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October 2021 CERT Newsletter

Hello CERT Family!

Welcome to October 2021! Please do not relax your state of preparedness to handle tropical weather as things start to cool off, since October is one of the busier times during Hurricane Season! Please keep at least a 7-day supply of food, water, meds for humans and pets, cash money, and stay weather aware!

Our monthly CERT meeting will be on Wednesday, October 6th, and we will hold our annual CERT Officer Elections! Please contact me ASAP via email if you would like to be considered for 1 of the 4 officer positions. We have the CERT Captain, Lt. of Membership, Lt. of Logistics, and a Lt. of Field Communications (position also assists with logistics).

Please help get the word out to people who might be interested in the CERT Academy training that starts this Tuesday evening, October 5th. We really need a few more participants to join our group! Here is the link to share and sign up for the Academy. We also need volunteers to help at the graduation drill on Saturday, October 16, starting at 12:45 pm at the OEM.

We are helping with traffic control and parking at the Galveston County Fall Festival and BBQ Cookoff this Saturday, October 2nd, at the Walter Hall Park in League City. We need more help, so if you are available please follow this link to get more information and to sign up!

We are helping at the Wings Over Houston Airshow on Friday – Sunday, October 8 – 10. We also need help moving trailers and supplies to the Ellington Airfield on Thursday, October 7th in the evening. We may have enough volunteers to cover the number of slots that we have been asked to fill. If you wish to be on standby, follow this link to be called if needed.

We are offering American Heart Association Heart Saver CPR on Tuesday, October 26th at the OEM from 6 pm – 10 pm. Follow this link to sign up!

We are offering the Advanced First Aid and Stop the Bleed class on Saturday, November 6th, from 8 am – 3:30 pm at the OEM. Please follow this link to register!

I am still working to get all the functions of the website working for us again, if you wish to be removed from the website and mailing list then please send me an email at , you can also send me updated emails and mobile phone numbers if you need.

Stay Happy!

John and Doris Herrmann

Posted by : Herrmann, John Posted on :09/30/2021