The 2013 Emergency Preparedness
Academy will be held on Thursday, March 28, 2013
at Edward Jones North Campus, 130 Edward Jones Blvd., Maryland Heights, MO,
63043 (Highway 270 and Dorsett Road)
The Hand-On Training will be held Wednesday, March 27, 2013 at the American Red
Cross St. Louis Area Chapter, 10195 Corporate Square, St. Louis, MO 63132
disaster strikes, will your organization be ready?
If you are not sure your organization is truly prepared, consider attending the
American Red Cross Emergency Preparedness Academy, an all-day summit on March
28 at Edward Jones North Campus.
The Red Cross is offering businesses, schools, faith-based and nonprofit
organizations help with preparing for disasters and emergencies. The affordable
day of training will examine planning, preparedness, response and recovery. The
Academy is tailored to meet the interests of large and small businesses,
schools, government agencies, universities, health care, faith-based and
nonprofit organizations as well as concerned individuals.
This year the Academy will offer three general sessions and three breakout
sessions. Throughoutthe day, exhibitors will provide
information and resources to assist with all areas of emergency preparedness
Workshop presenters are recognized emergency and disaster experts and leaders
in their fields. They have real-world disaster preparedness and response
experience. These are professionals who address the welfare and safety of their
colleagues, students, congregants and community before, during and after
registration fee for the 2013 Academy on March 28 includes a continental
breakfast, refreshments throughout the day, lunch, exhibit hall admission,
handout materials and parking.
Participants can also elect to participate in a
Hands-On Training on March 27. The session includes a Triage and Mass Casualty
Simulation from 8 a.m. – 12 p.m. and Basic Search and Rescue 1 p.m. – 5 p.m.
The cost for the hands-on training session is an additional $80/person to your
Early registration discounts offered until February 15. Red Cross Ready Rating members can save even more! For more information on Ready Rating, the free,
online preparedness program for businesses, schools and organizations click here .