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Post Date:11/06/2017 11:29 a.m.

Newport Beach CERT volunteers,

As we near the end of the year, please make sure to enter all of your CERT volunteer hours for 2017 prior to the end of the year.  Go to the CERT volunteer web-portal, enter your CERT ID number, your password is your last name and enter all CERT volunteer hours for 2017.  We are looking for your total CERT volunteer hours for 2017, not individual days so feel free to enter all hours once.  Listed below are some upcoming CERT volunteer opportunities and events. If you are interested in attending any CERT events, have any questions about the program or are having problems logging your CERT volunteer hours, please email nbcert@nbfd.net .

CERT Master Calendar

CERT American Heart Association CPR/AED classes

There are still five openings in the American Heart Association CPR/AED class scheduled for this Thursday, November 9 from 6:00 pm-8:30 pm at Fire Station #7 (20401 Acacia). The class will be taught by some of our new CERT CPR instructors. The class is limited to Newport Beach CERT volunteers.  This class meets the Orange County CERT Mutual Aid requirements. The cost of the class is $20 which can be payable by check at the class. If you would like to register for this class, email nbcert@nbfd.net .

CERT Quarterly "All Hands" Meeting

The last quarterly CERT "All Hands" meeting of 2017 is scheduled for Tuesday, November 14 at 6:30 pm at the Newport Beach Central Library Friends Room. This quarter's keynote presenter will be Kelly Hubbard, Emergency Service Manager for the Municipal Water District of Orange County. Kelly is also responsible for the Water Emergency Response Organization of Orange County (WEROC). She will be presenting on the water challenges with disasters and some of the issues southern California faces in how we receive our water supply. Registration is not required to attend. The meeting is open to all CERT volunteers and anyone interested in community preparedness.

Spring 2018 CERT class schedule

The CERT Spring 2018 schedule has been finalized. For Spring 2018 the fire department will offer two CERT programs: a Thursday day class and an all-day Saturday class. Please spread the word to any interested family, friends or neighbors to register for one of the Spring 2018 CERT programs.

SAVE THE DATE- 10th Annual State of CERT Awards Banquet

The 10th Annual State of CERT Awards Banquet will be held on Wednesday, January 24, 2018 at the Oasis Senior Center. This year the banquet will be a Celebration of Life and in honor of CERT volunteer Marilyn Broughton. Invitations will be mailed in late November.

2017 CERT Master Calendar

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