Emergency Management


Prince George's County, Maryland

In Recognition of September’s National Preparedness Month, the Prince George’s County Office of Emergency Management will host a “Creating Resilient Communities” Preparedness Conference on Saturday, September 28, 2013


For Immediate Release: 9/18/2013 4:30 PM

Contact: Rhonda D. Jackson, Division Manager Public Information & Inter-Governmental Relations, Prince George's County Office of Homeland Security/Office of Emergency Management, 301-780-8180

 

MEDIA ADVISORY

 Upper Marlboro, MD In recognition of September’s National Preparedness Month, the Prince George’s County Office of Emergency Management will host a 2013 Emergency Preparedness Conference themed “Creating Resilient Communities” on Saturday, September 28, 2013.  The event is free to the community and will be held at the First Baptist Church of Glenarden - Ministry Center located at 3600 Brightseat Road, Glenarden, Maryland.

 “Creating Resilient Communities” speaks to the need to ensure that everyone understands their role in preparedness and the County’s responsibilities when disaster strikes.  Expert advice will be provided from State and Local officials, and you will hear from professionals in the field of Pet Preparedness, Volunteerism, Shelter Management and Alerts & Social Media.  Information will also be provided on individual, community, faith-based and business preparedness.  The conference will feature workshops, roundtables, panel discussions, in addition to Q&A sessions focused on providing information and insight on how we, as a community, can ensure our readiness in the event of an emergency. 

 If you are interested in learning more about the 2013 “Creating Resilient Communities” conference, contact the Office of Emergency Management at 301-780-8183 or visit:  https://pgpreparednessconference2013.eventbright.com

WHAT:      

2013 Emergency Preparedness Conference “Creating Resilient Communities”

WHO:       

County Executive Rushern L. Baker, III

Council Chair Andrea Harrison - District 5

Barry L. Stanton, DCAO for Public Safety

Brian R. Moe, Director, Office of Homeland Security

Ronald E. Gill, Jr., Director, Office of Emergency Management  

Representatives from the local Utility Companies

Representatives from WMATA

American Red Cross

 WHEN:    

Saturday, September 28, 2013, 9:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.

WHERE:  

First Baptist Church of Glenarden – Ministry Center

3600 Brightseat Road

Glenarden, Maryland