Emergency preparedness workshop Jan. 28

LLCC will host “Personal Emergency Preparedness” on Monday, Jan. 28, 6:30-9:30 p.m. in the Trutter Center. This workshop is free and open to the public. It is being sponsored by LLCC Community Education, the National Weather Service-Lincoln, and Central Illinois SKYWARN.

In an effort to make individuals, families and communities more resilient, “Personal Emergency Preparedness” will cover several key topics in disaster preparedness including developing an individual and family emergency plan, assembling an emergency supply kit and creating an emergency communication plan. Information will also be provided on how to become involved in post-disaster recovery operations within your community.

The workshop will be led by Jess Hunter, coordinator for the Central Illinois SKYWARN Team and deputy emergency management coordinator for the Pleasant Plains Emergency Management Agency. Read more about the presenter.

There is no minimum age requirement to attend this workshop, but participants under 16 years of age must be accompanied by an adult. Please preregister for this event at www.llcc.edu/personal-emergency-preparedness.