April 28, 2005

Emergency Preparedness Fair

RICHMOND HILL  Would you know what to do in an emergency?  Come to the Richmond Hill Emergency Preparedness Fair and learn what every citizen should know about emergency preparedness.   Approximately 600 elementary school students are scheduled to visit the fair. Interactive displays, emergency vehicles and displays, and auto extrication demonstrations will be among the highlights of the day-long event.
A joint effort between the Town of Richmond Hill, the Richmond Hill Fire Department and the Regional Municipality of York, this fair marks Emergency Preparedness Week (May 1 - 7, 2005).  
WHEN:  Tuesday, May 3rd 9:00 a.m. to 5:30 p.m.
WHERE:  Richmond Green Sports Centre (Soccer Facility)
1300 Elgin Mills Road East, Richmond Hill
 Richmond Hill Fire Department
 Ontario Provincial Police
 York Regional Police
 York Region EMS
 York Region Emergency Management
 York Region Geomatics (mapping)
 Canadian Red Cross Region of York Branch
 St. John Ambulance

PHOTO OPPORTUNITY:  Auto extrication demonstrations at 11:15 a.m. and 2 p.m.

Contact:   Joan Prentice, Emergency Management Branch, York Region
- (905) 830-4444 or 1-877-474-9675, ext. 1230
- Email: joan.prentice@york.ca

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