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2nd Annual Partners for Preparedness

American Red Cross - Santa Clara Valley Chapter, USGS

The American Red Cross Santa Clara Valley Chapter in partnership with community, cultural and government leaders will host a large-scale Community Preparedness Event at History San Jose at Kelly Park in San Jose on Sunday, October 21, 2007 from 11:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. The event will include hands on and visual demonstrations for everyone in our community about how to prevent disasters as well as prepare people to respond to disasters.

There will be a 50-cot Red Cross shelter demonstration with local volunteers participating as disaster clients or Red Cross workers and a pet shelter demonstration by local animal relief agencies. There will also be a Kids Corner activity area for school-aged children, a mobile blood drive, First Aid and CPR class demonstrations, a display of fire, rescue and military vehicles and more!! The event is free and the public is encouraged to attend.


October 21, 2007 from 11:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m


History San Jose
Kelley Park
San Jose, CA 95112


Event is being held on the 139th anniversary of the 1868 earthquake


General public, particularly families with small children


Robin Fifield, (408) 577-1000

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