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Citizen Corps Communications Symposium

The first-ever Southeast Florida Regional Citizen Corps Communications Symposium scheduled in Palm Beach County on April 12, 2014. Registration is open and there is no charge to attend. The state of the art Safe School Institute on the campus of Don Estridge Middle School in Boca Raton will house all of the conference activities. Sessions will focus on emergency communications - one of the most critical components of disaster response.

The array of conference activities embodies the conference’s theme, “Expanding Your Toolbox.” This one-day symposium will allow participants to choose from nearly 20 different sessions offered throughout the day. The variety of sessions are designed to appeal to the beginning and experienced communication operator as well as others interested in getting involved in emergency communications. Conference activities include an opening session, five breakout sessions, lunch with a keynote address, and a display area showcasing some of the areas emergency communication vehicles and equipment.

The conference committee secured high-caliber presenters that are guaranteed to dazzle attendees with dynamic and informative presentations. One of the presenters is traveling from Canada! The aim of conference planners is to offer CERTs, amateur radio operators, persons interested in emergency communications, and other civilian response partners with the critical information to help build a safer, stronger, and better prepared community.

To register and for more information visit http://sflcommunications.org

New Photos Page

There is now a Photos section, starting off with photos and a video from the 2013 South Florida Citizen Corps Drill!

2013 South Florida Regional Citizen Corps Drill

The 2013 South Florida Regional Citizen Corps Drill is scheduled for February 2, 2013. Davie CERT members are encouraged to participate as a way to practice their skills in conjunction with CERT teams from around the area, simulating a large disaster. Details to follow -- please watch this space for updates!