Category Archives: Community Event

“Be Prepared” – In The School

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Is today the day an earthquake will occur while you or your kids are at school? All of us need to “Be Prepared”, at home, at school, in the workplace, while shopping, in houses of worship, or just taking a … Continue reading

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Chalice Dew-Johnson Awarded Sheriff’s Commendation Certificate

Chalice Dew-Johnson was awarded the Sheriff’s Commendation Certificate by Whatcom County Sheriff Bill Elfo for her exceptional contribution to the Sheriff’s Office where she was faced with four nearly back-to-back declared emergencies during which time the Deputy Director position was vacant. … Continue reading

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Whatcom Unified LEPC Meetings

The meeting schedule, through the end of 2014, for the Whatcom Unified Local Emergency Planning Committee, is as follows: – Tuesday, September 23, 2014 – Tuesday, November 25, 2014 These meetings will take place at the Whatcom Unified Emergency Coordination … Continue reading

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Border Collaboration Flying High

(Abbotsford, B.C.-Canada) The Abbotsford Air show will kick off this Friday and run through Sunday , the 10th. The air show is located at the Abbotsford Airfield, across the border from Sumas, Washington. With a long record of great shows, … Continue reading

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Open House – Friday, July 18th

  You are invited to attend the Whatcom Unified Emergency Coordination Center Open House 3888 Sound Way, Bellingham, WA Friday, July 18, 2014 10:00 Gathering 10:15 Welcome and Remarks  ~Whatcom County Executive Jack Louws ~Bellingham Mayor Kelli Linville ~Whatcom County … Continue reading

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Summer off to a Great Start on Lummi Island

  (Lummi Island, Washington)   So what are you doing this morning Mr./ Ms. Whatcom County on this fine Pacific Northwest Sunday afternoon? In a couple of hours the “Lummi Island Safety Fair -Fire District Open House” will be kicking off. Free barbecue … Continue reading

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Lynden Schools Receive an Award

(Lynden, WASH) Superintendent Jim Frey on the behalf of the Lynden School District was presented an Excellence in School Safety award last night at the Lynden School Board meeting.  The award was presented by the Sheriff’s Office Division of Emergency Management … Continue reading

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Lynden School District Awarded for Safety

(Lynden, WASH) Lynden School District will be presented a school safety award tonight during the Lynden School Board meeting. The school collaborated with their local fire and police departments, as well as the Sheriff’s Office Division of Emergency Management to … Continue reading

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“What Does Preparedness Mean to You?” – Video Interviews

About a week and a half ago we posted about working at the Whatcom Unified booth at the Northwest Washington Fair in Lynden. On Friday, August 17th, we decided to try something new and conduct some impromptu video interviews with … Continue reading

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Fun At the Fair With Whatcom Unified

Whatcom Unified Emergency Management folks have been working all week at the Northwest Washington Fair in the WUEM booth, helping fair visitors get better prepared for emergencies and disasters by sharing information about the hazards in our area, and showing … Continue reading

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