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Earthquake Preparation Luncheon -- Don't Get Shaken Up by the Next Shaker!

Emeryville Chamber of Commerce, The 1868 Hayward Earthquake Alliance, "Prepare Bay Area" Program

Are you prepared?

Do you have a disaster preparedness plan?

Do YOU know how to protect your home, your family, your business and yourself when the next big earthquake strikes?

If you answered "no" to any of these questions,then just don't sit there and start quaking yourself. Attend our Emeryville Chamber of Commerce Earthquake Preparation Luncheon, featuring Tom Brocher of the U.S. Geological Survey as the keynote speaker.

Tom will discuss the Hayward Earthquake of 1868 and the lessons learned from that historic event, including how there has been a major earthquake along the Hayward fault every 140 years, and what we can do to prepare for the inevitable.

In addition, Sandi Swiderski, Director of the American Red Cross's Prepare Bay Area Program, will be on hand to present ideas and resources for disaster preparedness. The Prepare Bay Area program is a Emeryville Chamber of Commerce Healthy City Initiative partner.

Don't miss this terrific opportunity to educate yourself on earthquake preparedness and come away armed with the resources, education and contacts you'll need to protect yourself, your family and your employees from the inevitable risk we face living in the Bay Area.

Discounts for Emeryville Chamber of Commerce members. Advance registration recommended; we CANNOT guarantee seating nor entree selection without an advance registration.


Wednesday, June 18th
Registration 11:30 a.m.
Luncheon and presentation, noon


Spenger's Fresh Fish Grotto
1919 Fourth Street
Berkeley, CA 94710


Will feature Tom Brocher of the USGS to review the 1868 Hayward Earthquake and lessons learned from that event and how we need to prepare for the next earthquake


Business audience but open to the public

Volunteer Opportunities

None available at this time.

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