Did you know that:
*15-40% of businesses fail following a natural or man-made disaster.
*94% of small business owners believe a disaster could seriously
disrupt their business within the next two years.
*82% of Americans agree “If someone could make it easy for me to be
prepared, I’d do it.”
On THURSDAY, SEPTEMBER 13 from 1-5 PM , there will be a free seminar for the public on how to make your business disaster ready. Participants will learn how to do disaster planning for their business.
They will learn:
1) What you should be planning for? 2) What goes in a plan? 3) Who should assist you in making the plan? 4) Were to find planning resources in your community?
Welcome – 1:15
Whatcom Unified Emergency Management – 1:20
Guest Speaker – Wendy Freitag -1:25 (45 minutes)
Q & A – 2:10
Introduction to the Booths – 2:25
Close and release participants to visit booths – 2:30-5:00
Room “A” at St. Luke’s Health Education Center,3333 Squalicum
Parkway, Bellingham, WA
For more information contact Sue Ellen Heflin: 360-734-3055 or
Hosted by Whatcom Community Organizations Active in Disaster (COAD).