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"Dare to Prepare"

Emergency Preparedness Fair 2009

At the Mount Vernon Stake Center on Saturday, May 30, 2009 from 9:30 AM - 1:00 PM.

View class schedule. View flyer (spanish).


7 Steps to Financial Peace by Craig Field
Getting out of debt and building wealth.

Bug-out Kits...when you need to travel light and fast by Ray Letteer
We will explore creating 72 sustenance kits, and small survival kits than can fit into a small backpack.

Do-It-Yourself Dry Packing / Emergency Food for Every Day Meals by Sherree Kirby and Barbara Worley
Two mini classes on dry packing your own materials and incorporating food storage into daily menus.

Documents and Papers: To Save or Not to Save by Kathie Medlock
How to select and preserve important documents and family genealogy, and how to organize and prepare them for emergency evacuation.

Emergency Communications by Josh Abraham
Prepare for communications in your family and community. Also learn how the Church's communications systems work.

First-Aid Basics by Suzanne Milne
Topics will include First-Aid Kits, emergencies, choking, shock, allergic reactions, burns, asthma attacks, poisoning, seizures, bleeding, cuts/abrasions, insect/tick/snake bites, etc.

First Steps to Preparedness by American Red Cross
Make a Plan, Make a Kit, Be Informed

Education: Knowledge is Power by Josh Richey
How and where to learn new skills and get additional training to adapt to volatile job market.

Pot and Small Plot Gardening by Erin Thomas and Jay Liddle
Topics include soil choices, plants that grow well in N. VA, planting timetables, blights to avoid.

Simple Food Storage: Meal Planning, Recipes and Shopping by Brandie Hansen
How to plan, where to shop and recipe ideas to use for three months supply. Start today.

The Foundation—Your True Needs and Priorities by Jim Phillips

Water Purification and Storage by Tim Budd
A discussion of various chemical & mechanical methods. You can live weeks without food, but only days or hours without water!

What Scouts Know about Surviving a National Emergency by Belle Haven  and Mt. Vernon Scouts
Demonstrations on Safety, First Aid, Water, Food, Sanitation, and Shelter solutions during turmoil and danger.