Grace Baptist Church to host emergency preparedness seminar

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An Alachua County-focused emergency preparedness seminar will be held at Grace Baptist Church on Saturday, July 13.

The event will run from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. at 7100 NW 39th Ave. in Gainesville.

Seating is limited and registration is required to secure a spot. Registration costs $20 per person and must be completed online by clicking on Emergency Tribulation Preparation Tickets.

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The North Central Florida Baptist Association is collaborating with Grace Baptist Church to provide the seminar, which will teach attendees how to respond well to natural or man-made disasters and emergencies. The seminar will focus specifically on North Central Florida’s risks and resources to help lessen the negative impact of disasters in the local community.

Seminar topics will include:

  • An Overview of our Times
  • Building a Bug-Out Bag
  • Emergency Radio
  • Finances and Economics/Bartering
  • Firearms Safety
  • Food Preparation & Storage
  • Indoor Hydroponic Gardening
  • Making a Simple Soup Kit
  • Medical Care: When You are the Doctor
  • Neighborhood Security
  • Water Filtration

Participants will receive a 234-page FEMA Community Emergency Response Team Basic Training Manual and the chance to win raffle and door prizes.

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