disaster preparedness kit

EVENT: North Sarasota hurricane preparedness event

North Sarasota residents are invited to attend a free, one-hour Sarasota County Extension workshop that highlights storm readiness steps.

The Aug. 6 event, open to any member of the public, gives participants a set of tools to prepare for power outages, water or food shortages, record/document damage and more. Learn more and register early (to reserve your seat and receive notice of any changes) at Eventbrite.com.

Event
Hurricane Preparedness workshop
Date and time
Aug. 6 (Monday), 6:30-7:30 p.m.
Location
The Reserve
1322 N. Tamiami Trail, Sarasota, Fla. 34236
(southeast corner of 14th Street and U.S. Highway 41)
Workshop leader
Maria J. Portelos-Rometo, Ed.D., M.A.Ed.
Family and Consumer Sciences, Extension Agent III
University of Florida/IFAS Extension Sarasota County
Sponsors
Amaryllis Park, Bayou Oaks, and Central Cocoanut neighborhood associations
Targeted audience
All residents in the North Sarasota area

NOTE: There will be supervised arts and crafts for the children, to permit parents to attend and learn how to avoid a disaster during our hurricane season.

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