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CERT News

Post Date:08/23/2017 3:39 p.m.

Newport Beach CERT volunteers,

Listed below are some upcoming CERT volunteer opportunities and events.  If you are interested in assisting at any CERT events or have any questions about the program please email nbcert@nbfd.net.

Flyer Distribution- CERT Volunteers needed

The fire department is looking for CERT volunteers to assist with distributing flyers for the Green on Green/Disaster Preparedness Expo, upcoming fall 2017 CERT programs and Fire Service Day in October.  If you are interested in assisting and have transportation to get around town, please email nbcert@nbfd.net.  All flyers will be ready to be picked up with specified locations to drop them off next Tuesday, August 29. 

Annual Green on Green/Disaster Preparedness Expo- Saturday, September 9

The Newport Beach Fire Department has again partnered with the Newport Beach Chamber of Commerce to host the annual Green on Green/Disaster Preparedness Expo on Saturday, September 10 from 11:00 am-3:00 pm at the Newport Beach Civic Center Green.  We are in need of 30-40 CERT volunteers to assist at the event and there are three volunteer shifts: Shift #1- 9:00 am-4:00 pm, Shift #2-9:00 am-noon, Shift #3- noon-4:00 pm.  All CERT volunteers are encouraged to attend the event and to wear their CERT green vests, regardless of whether they can volunteer to assist during one of the shifts.  If you would like to volunteer to assist at the Green on Green/Disaster Preparedness Expo please email nbcert@nbfd.net

CERT booth for Boys and Girls Club event

The Boys and Girls Club of Newport Beach has requested a fire department informational booth for Saturday, September 23rd from 11:00 am-3:00 pm at the Newport Beach Boys and Girls Club.  If you would like to assist with this promotional booth, we are in need of CERT volunteers who can assist from 10:30 am-3:30 pm and to volunteer for the entire shift.  If interested, please email nbcert@nbfd.net .

CERT Mandatory Recertification classes

The last remaining two mandatory CERT recertification classes are listed below. As a reminder, if you would like to remain active with the Newport Beach CERT program you are required to attend one of the last remaining classes. Thank you to the over 380 CERT volunteers that have already attended one of the first five classes.  If you cannot attend one of the remaining classes and would still like to remain active with the Newport Beach CERT program, please email nbcert@nbfd.net.

Class #6: Thursday, October 26, 1:00 p.m. - 3:00 p.m. at Newport Beach Fire Station #7 Training Room

Class #7: Monday, November 13, 6:30 p.m. - 8:30 p.m. at Newport Beach Fire Station #7 Training Room (Final class offered)

The classes listed above will be the only two remaining CERT recertification classes offered in 2017. You must register at least one week prior to whatever recertification class you would like to attend. To register or for additional information, please email nbcert@nbfd.net.

2017 CERT Master Calendar

 

 

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