Tuesday, November 17, 2009

CERT Training for Delaware Tech

On November 13th and 14th, the State Community Emergency Response Team, taught a CERT Class at the Delaware Technical Community Terry Campus in Dover.  Twenty-five participants completed the two day course which was made up of Faculty, Staff, Security and students who Major in Homeland Security, Emergency Management,  Nursing etc. Free CERT Kits and Disaster Preparedness material were given to each student as well as a Certificate of Completion signed by the DEMA Director Jamie Turner and Citizen Corps Program Manager Bob George.  The POC for the course was Dr Jeff Peck, Criminal Justice Department Chairman, a Train–the-Trainer Course will be planned for next year. Please see the additional pictures in the photo gallery.

Wednesday, November 4, 2009

CERT Training for Christ Our King Church

The State Community Emergency Response Team with the assistance of the Wilmington Citizen Corps Council taught a CERT Training Course at the Christ Our King Church in Wilmington. It was part of the 9th Wards Community Preparedness Week, sponsored by the United Way, members from COK Church, Sojourners, Al Kauthar Masjid, Ezion Mt. Carmel UM, Mother COGIC and Karen’s Little Walkers made up the class. CERT Kits and certificates were given to those who completed the course, LaVaida White was the coordinator for the class.

Presentation for Wilmington Amputee Support Group

On October 22nd, the State Citizen Corps team provided a Disaster Preparedness Presentation to 20 members of the Wilmington Amputee Support Group.  This is the third presentation given by DE Citizen Corps, the meeting was held at the Riverside Hospital, the Founder and President is Gloria Price.