Friday, September 10, 2010

Special Vernonia Preparedness and Earthquake Presentation

It's time to prepare for the coming winter and.....earthquakes? Columbia County Emergency Management will be holding a Preparedness and Earthquake Presentation at the Vernonia Fire Department (555 East Bridge Street) on Tuesday, Oct. 19th from 6:30-8 PM.

Vernonia sits in a very important seismic area and it's important to know how it might affect you. James Roddey, earth sciences information officer for the Oregon Department of Geology and Mineral Industries, will be the speaker. His presentations have been featured on CNN and he is known for his entertaining and informational presentations.

Columbia County Emergency Management will also discuss the upcoming winter season and how to be prepared. The event is FREE and a prize drawing for participants will be held.

For more information, please contact Emergency Management at 503-366-3905 or at