Emergency Preparedness Fair In Ooltewah Will Be Feb. 23

Thursday, February 14, 2013

An Emergency Preparedness Fair, sponsored by the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints, 3067 Ooltewah-Ringgold Road, will be Feb. 23, from 9:30 a.m-4 p.m. This is open to the entire Chattanooga and surrounding area.

There will be classes and activities for all ages, including bread-making, food storage, water purification, beans and legumes, wills, financial planning, CPR, emergency planning, interview skills, gardening, Stop, Drop and Rock, Sparky, and much more. Blood Assurance will have a blood drive from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.

Special guests will include Congressman Church Fleischmann, Rep. Mike Carter and Nick Austin from Channel 3.


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