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Auburn Offering Free Workshop on Emergency Preparedness on a Limited Budget June 12

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: May 31, 2012

AUBURN, Wash. – May 31, 2012 – The City of Auburn Emergency Preparedness division will be offering a free class on Tuesday, June 12 from 6:30-8:30 p.m. at Auburn City Hall located at 25 West Main St. on building a disaster kit on a limited budget. Participants will learn how to build a basic kit for $20 or less and also receive a free item to start a kit.

Participants will also learn about Auburn area hazards and to get involved in local disaster preparedness. Disasters may strike at any time, usually with little or no warning. In our region, we could experience earthquakes, storms, volcanic activity, severe weather, hazardous material releases, and other emergencies.

Families, businesses, and other community organizations can take steps to prepare for emergencies.

Registration is not required for this class, but space is limited. For more information, contact the City of Auburn Emergency Preparedness Office at 253-876-1925.

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City of Auburn Emergency Management
340 East Main Street, Suite 201
Auburn, WA 98002
253-876-1925
www.auburnwa.gov/disaster