LARGO - The very best way to get interactive information from professionals on the approaching hurricane season is to plan to attend the informative Hurricane Expo, 9 a.m. - 2 p.m., Saturday, May 20, in the Jenkins Room of the new Largo Public Library, 120 Central Park Drive, Largo, directly across the street from the Largo Cultural Center (Intersection of Seminole Blvd. and East Bay Drive).
This will be an exciting day of extremely important information for the community. Learn all about the valuable resources that are available to you from the city and the county by visiting exhibitors with information on emergency.
Prepare to be dazzled by the variety of functions that the Pinellas County Government on the Go bus provides. Get information on flood zones and the National Flood Insurance Program. Find out how you can get connected to government resources through County Connection. Visit with the City of Largo Fire and Rescue and Emergency Management teams to learn how communities can be prepared through CERT. Find out how mobile home communities can protect themselves and what resources are available to them.
And what are the new laws regarding your pets during a storm? Find out the answers from the helpful people at Pinellas County Animal Services.
And as for the Red Cross; what would we do without them. They will offer information on a variety of topics.
And what about the commercial items that you need to purchase to protect your family, home and property? Talk with the retail experts who can help you make your decision about which products and services to buy. There will be many displays from wind resistant windows, to ways of cutting down on the potential for swarms of mosquitoes and other bugs that feed and breed on standing water after a storm.
Additionally, there will be an on-air personality from a local television station. Their meteorologist will be available to answer questions.
Indeed , this is a day of valuable information that you won't want to miss. This event is sure to help you prepare your Before-The-Storms TO DO LIST.
Need more information; call Patricia Calvert at 727-825-0018.
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