Upcoming safety fair to focus on emergency preparation

Upcoming safety fair to focus on emergency preparation
Posted on 09/05/2014

Would you say you’re well-prepared for an emergency? If the answer to that question is “no,” we have the perfect opportunity to help you get to “yes.”

Cottonwood Heights will host a public safety fair on Sept. 11, 2014 at Butler Park from 5:30 to 8:30 p.m.  You’ll be able to gather information and learn about programs available in Cottonwood Heights to help keep you and your loved ones safe.

Come learn about the neighborhood watch program, preparation for large-scale disasters, and 72-hour kits among other things. In addition, representatives from Rocky Mountain Power and Questar Gas will be on hand to provide tips about how to safely deal with power lines and gas leaks.  The Red Cross will distribute information about medical preparation, shelters and volunteer opportunities.  And all seven local precinct teams within the city will be available to talk about emergency preparedness at the neighborhood level.


Become an “Everyday Hero” or meet one!

Demonstrations include:
-Cottonwood Heights Police K9 and SWAT
-Unified Fire Authority (jaws of life & rappelling)

Fun Activities include:
-Forensic Figure print fun – (Kids)
-Wheel of prizes – (Kids)
-FREE Everyday Hero Photo Booth
-FREE games for kids to include in your 72-hour kit
-Radar baseball – How fast can you throw a ball?
-IHC Life flight Helicopter lands at 5:30pm

Valuable Information will also be available, including:
-Emergency preparedness tips
-Victim advocate information
-Vendors selling emergency and public safety items
-Bring your dog for a Rattlesnake and rabies vaccine (cost involved).

This is your chance to learn how to be ready for any emergency that comes your way.  Don’t miss it!