In An Emergency, Do You Know What To Do?

Martin J. Golden

May 31, 2006

Brooklyn- State Senator Martin J. Golden, a member of the Senate Committee on Homeland Security, Military and Veteran Affairs, and a founding member of CERT 1 NYC and the Brooklyn South CERT, will team up with the American Red Cross in Greater New York and the New York City Office of Emergency Management, to offer a presentation entitled, "In an EMERGENCY, Do You Know What To Do?".

The event will be held on Friday, June 9, 2006, at 10:00 a.m., at the Marine Park Salt Marsh Nature Center located at 3302 Avenue U (East 33rd Street) in Brooklyn. The free presentation is designed to prepare individuals and families for emergencies. Attendees receive an emergency preparedness presentation on how New Yorkers can creat a plan, build a supply kit, and keep loved ones safe and informed during times of disaster.

Participants will receive a free interactive CD that can be used to create a customized evacuation plan and other tools that will help any family get prepared. Participants will also receive a free safety tube, while supplies last) and be able to enter a raffle to win a free Red Cross GO BAG!