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CERT Volunteers: Download Disaster Reporter!

A picture is worth a thousand words. As we kick off the 2014 Hurricane Season, help us highlight the CERT program and demonstrate your capacity as citizens and trained volunteers to provide accurate, on-the-ground situational awareness and augment the capabilities of professional responders during disasters.
As a CERT volunteer, you play an integral role in disaster reporting in your community. Administrator Fugate is calling upon CERT volunteers throughout the country, including you, to download the FEMA mobile app, which includes Disaster Reporter.
Why should you use Disaster Reporter? Here are our top four reasons:
  1. It provides FEMA responders, local emergency managers, CERT volunteers, and the public with greater visibility into disaster situations across the United States. This can help expedite emergency response efforts.
  2. It provides a reliable source for viewing disaster events around the country.
  3. It’s a great free resource to download straight to your mobile phone.
  4. Your support efforts in an impacted area will be displayed publicly on an online map.
Learn more about Disaster Reporter at and To download the FEMA app, please visit
In addition to the Disaster Reporter tool, the FEMA App also has preparedness tips, an interactive emergency kit checklist, recovery safety tips, open Red Cross Shelters, open FEMA Disaster Recovery Centers, and FEMA blog posts. The app is available for Android, Apple, and Blackberry.

Don’t forget to check the latest CERT newsletter for other great resources and stories. The latest edition is available at

CERT Members Invited to Fire/Police Department Lunch

Fire Chief Montopoli and Police Chief Lynn Cordially invite you to attend the
6th Annual Fire and Police Luncheon to Celebrate the Holiday Season.

Please join us on December 19th from 11:30 am to 2:30 pm at Fire & Police Safety Complex, 1230 S. Nob Hill Road.

Come and enjoy a delectable lunch prepared by Chief Montopoli and Chief Lynn.

RSVP: Grace Hall at 954-797-1004 or

Quarterdeck Benefit Night

Quarterdeck of Davie is hosting a night for Piper!

Wednesday, February 27 from 5:00pm - 11:00pm

Quarterdeck of Davie - 3155 S. University Drive Davie, FL 33328

10% of all sales (including drinks) will go towards Piper's care on behalf of Quarterdeck when you mention Piper's name to your server.

On January 8, 2013, 3 year old Piper Apfel was diagnosed with Leukemia. She was immediately given blood and platelet transfusions, now she is receiving weekly chemotherapy. Both of her parents are Firefighter/Paramedics, Tim works for Davie Fire Rescue and Amanda for North Palm Beach Fire Rescue.

For more information please visit

Calendar Added to Website

A new Calendar Page has been added to the website showing all upcoming events. The calendar is hosted with Google Calendar and is also available in XML and ICAL feed formats, allowing you to subscribe to the calendar with your mobile or desktop calendaring software.

CERT Members Invited to PAL Events

The Davie Police Athletic League and The Davie Police Memorial Foundation invites you to a special event benefiting two great organizations.

The Event kicks off on January 12, 2013 with a Spaghetti Dinner and Silent Auction. Dinner begins at 5pm at Bamford Park Multi Purpose Bldg. 3800 SW 92 Ave Davie, Fl. Dinner includes spaghetti with home made sauce, salad, garlic rolls, drinks and desert. The 5K Run/Walk will take place on January 13, 2013 at Nova Southeastern University's Campus. There will be live bands along the course and the Dolphin Cheerleaders will be running to motivate you on your run. There is also a 100 yard dash for the kids. Not a runner, that's okay; walkers are always welcome. Race begins promptly at 8am

The cost of the race is $25 dollars and $10 dollars for the kids 100 yd dash. The price includes dinner.

Dinner only is available and costs $10 for adults, $8 for seniors, and $6 for kids 6 and under.

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CERT Members Invited to Fire/Police Department Lunch

CERT members are invited to the Fire Department and Police Department Lunch on December 20th between 11:30 and 2:30 at Fire Station 65. Please RSVP to Asst. Chief Downey.