BC MO CERT Coordinator Barb Vining and BC MO EM Deputy Director Sam Henley met with Lincoln Police Chief Bobby Greene to arrange for the CERT members to run traffic control during Lincoln's 4th of July and 150th Anniversary Celebration weekend! After having met with the council in charge of the event and creating a … Continue reading BC MO CERT to Participate in Lincoln’s 4th of July Celebration!
On April 5th and 6th, members of the BC MO EM, BC MO CERT, and BC ARES took part in a FEMA Search and Rescue in Community Disasters (PER-334) training program in Camden County to increase their skills and knowledge in assisting with large-scale search and rescue operations. This course, provided by FEMA in coordination … Continue reading FEMA SAR Training
The employees of the BC MO EM were in a constant state of motion in March! Among the RAVE continued launch, USACE Open House, tabletop exercise, SEMA exercise, sandbagging efforts in Carroll County, Stop the Bleed training, and Benton County's Emergency Communications Trailer project, there was plenty to keep us busy! Some of our topics … Continue reading March Summary
Another BC ARES Trailer Team Meeting update is in order! The team began custom cutting the dry erase paneling which will cover the walls and counter tops of the trailer. They also began assembling the prototype of the custom cabinets! The next meeting of the BC ARES Trailer Team will be at Sam's House on … Continue reading Benton County Em Comm Trailer Update!
With all of the activities and events coming up in Benton County, our BC MO CERT is going to be very busy! After the group's free, condensed training class planned for May 4th and 5th (six slots still open; more information here), BC MO CERT's first big event for the year is the traffic control … Continue reading BC MO CERT and Jubilee Days!