Upcoming Training & Events

Please check back periodically for updates and more training opportunities.  You can also find most of these events on our calendar.  For questions or for more information, please contact cert@westpierce.org.


September 10-28, 2019 – CERT Class – FULL
6:00 – 9:00 p.m.
Classes will be held at various fire stations in Lakewood.  Up to 25 students will be accepted in this series of classes.  There is no prerequisite, other than a desire to learn and help others.  It is important that if you enroll, you will be available to attend all sessions to receive the CERT certificate.  To enroll, please call 253.983.4564 or email your name, address and phone number to cert@westpierce.org. If you are a current CERT member and plan to audit the class, please contact Emergency Preparedness Coordinator Rachel Adler.

September 28 – CERT Drill
8:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m.; Station 21 – 5000 Steilacoom Blvd SW, Lakewood
Victims needed, please email Emergency Preparedness Coordinator Rachel Adler if you would like to participate.

October 15 OR 16 (final date TBD) – Earthquake presentation
6:00 – 7:00 p.m.; Station 20 – 10928 Pacific Highway SW, Lakewood
Our very own CERT 42 member, Alia survived the 2011, M9.1 earthquake that shook northeastern Japan, triggering a tsunami. She will share her experience with us.

October 17 – The Great ShakeOut
10:17 a.m.
WP CERT will be conducting a communication drill. Details to come. Please click here for more details about this nationwide drill and how you can register your school, business, church, etc. to participate!

October 19 – Fall Safety Day
10:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m.; Station 21 – 5000 Steilacoom Blvd SW, Lakewood
We need 4 volunteers for the 10-11:30 shift and 4 volunteers for the 11:30-1 shift. Please email Rachel Adler to sign up. All CERT members are welcome to attend this community event. Free pumpkins!

October 23 – Team Leader Meeting*
5:30 – 6:15 p.m.; Station 20 – 10928 Pacific Highway SW, Lakewood

October 23 – Quarterly Training – PSE and Utility Safety
6:30 – 8:30 p.m.; Station 20 – 10928 Pacific Highway SW, Lakewood

 

*Must be a CERT member to attend

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