Mormons plan Emergency Preparedness Fair Saturday
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An Emergency Preparedness Fair will be held Saturday, 9:30 a.m. to 4 p.m., at 3067 Ooltewah-Ringgold Road.

The fair is sponsored by the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints as well as American Red Cross, Hamilton County Health Department, Department of Emergency Preparedness, Department of Highway Safety, Hamilton Emergency Services, Blood Assurance, Highway 58 Volunteer Fire Department and Sparky and the Tri-Community Volunteer Fire Department.

State Rep. Mike Carter, U.S. Rep. Chuck Fleischmann and Nick Austin, WRCB-TV 3 weatherman, will be also be on hand.

The schedule includes Stop, Drop and Roll for parents and children, in the nursery; Blood Assurance Blood Drive; and Plant it Now.

Planned sessions include Wills and Estate Planning, Financial Plan 1, breadmaking, basic food storage and smart shopping, emergency communications, gardening, death of a loved one, health and wellness, Super-safe babysitting, canning, emergency family plan, using beans and legumes, independence skills for youth — cooking and cleaning, chainsaw safety, CPR, job interview tips, nuclear emergency and Manteniendo Una Buena salud.

From 1 to 1:45 there will be discussion on Lessons from Past Tornadoes, with Edie White, Tom, MIke and Judy Mullins, State Rep. Carter, and Bob or Jeff Cutherbertson.

The blood drive will be from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.

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