Friday, August 5, 2005
Director of Communications
& Special Events
(401) 831-7700 x101
DISASTER SERVICES DAY
Join us to learn more about the work of the American
Red Cross in the East Bay. Our disaster response vehicles and equipment will be on hand for the public and our local partner organizations to view.
Special recognition will be given to Newport officials for the donation of response vehicles.
Snacks will be distributed to the public throughout the day from our vehicles as they would in an actual emergency.
Presented by: The American Red Cross Rhode Island Chapter, East Bay Office
Hosted by: Boulevard Nursery
Expected Attendees: Mayors, City Council Members, Town Managers, Police, Fire, Emergency Management Agencies from:
American Red Cross and CERT volunteers of Newport County
Saturday, August 13, 2005 10:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m.
Boulevard Nursery, East Main Road, Middletown, Rhode Island
Media Inquiries: Media are encouraged to attend. Video, audio, photo, and
interview opportunities will be available throughout the event.
9:30 Equipment arrival and setup
10:00 Open for inspection
12:00 Demonstration of Zumro tent using Scott Pak
12:15 Recognition of City of Newport vehicle donation
About the Rhode Island Chapter
The American Red Cross is chartered by Congress to provide disaster services. We
are not a government agency and we do not receive government funding or funding from our national office. We rely solely on contributions from Rhode Islanders to
fulfill our mission and your dollar stays here in RI to help your friends and neighbors in their greatest time of need..