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2013-01-03 / Community News

Emergency Preparedness Program Scheduled

The Lee County office of Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service, along with Lee County, will host an Emergency Preparedness Program on Tuesday, January 15, beginning at 6 pm in the Giddings High School Cafeteria. Admission is free and open to all citizens in and around Lee County. A free stew supper will begin serving at 5:30 pm.

The emergency services available in Lee County will be identified and information will be presented on how families, as well as businesses, should be prepared for emergencies. Visitors will also learn what resources are available after such emergencies as wildfires, floods, tornadoes or hurricanes, or any other emergencies that may affect Lee County.

Featured speakers and exhibitors will include: Lee County Judge Paul Fischer, Lee County Sheriff’s Department, Lee County Emergency Management Coordinator, Giddings Police Department, Giddings Volunteer Fire Department, Giddings School Superintendent, Bluebonnet Electric Cooperative, St. Mark’s Medical Center, Texas Forest Service, National Weather Service, and others.

Individuals with disabilities who plan to attend and who may need auxiliary aids, services or accommodations must contact the Lee County Extension office five days prior to the event so that appropriate arrangements can be made.

For additional information, contact the Lee County office of Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service at 310 S. Grimes Street in Giddings or call (979)542-2753.

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