It's October and you know what that means... FIRE PREVENTION WEEK/MONTH! Fire Prevention Week is the week of October 9th which commemorates the Great Chicago Fire of 1871. While it is considered Fire Prevention WEEK, most fire departments promote fire prevention efforts all month long. So, what can you do this month to make sure … Continue reading Fire Prevention Week/Month 2017
In the wake of Harvey and Irma, those of us in US territories in the Caribbean and the south-eastern part of the country find ourselves watching for updates on Hurrican Jose, Tropical Storm Lee, and Hurricane Maria. All three of these storms are subject ot impact our weather over the next several weeks. The USFA's … Continue reading Disasters Don’t Plan Ahead. YOU CAN!
Kannapolis Fire Department is hosting a Community Blood Center of the Carolinas blood drive in conjunction with the annual Fire Prevention Festival/Fire Truck Parade on September 30th. Every day hundreds of people in our area need blood to survive and people like you and me are called to help! The CBCCarolinas motto is Every Drop … Continue reading Kannapolis Fire Department Seeks Blood Donors
Whew! What a busy spring this is turning out to be! Hope you are enjoying the warmer weather, the blooming flowers and trees and all the activities that come with being outside once again. … Continue reading Greater Cabarrus Reading Assocation (GCRA) Mini-Conference 4/1/17
Spring is here and the weather is getting warmer. For our area of North Carolina, Spring break is just around the corner. When you are out and about, make sure your family is following sun safety tips: SLIP on a t-shirt that will keep shoulders covered. SLOP on sunscreen. (min. SPF 30 with high/broad-spectrum UVA … Continue reading Sun Safety Information
Source: Rhyme Revolution 2017 Badge There's still time to join Angie Karcher and Rhyme Revolution 2017! It's gonna be a great month! Let me know if you join so that we can be accountability partners for the month!
I'm very excited to acknowledge my dear friend Marsha Giesler on her latest award. She has recently earned the 2017 Dr. Anne W. Phillips A ward for Leadership in the Fire Service. I'm so proud of her for all of her accomplishments. If you have had the opportunity to work with her, I'm sure you know … Continue reading Join Me in Congratulating Marsha Giesler on Her Latest Award!
Who is going to join me for Rhyme Revolution 2017? Registration is now open! Source: Rhyme Revolution 2017 Registration
I wanted to share some resources that I've found helpful in community education. If you see something that I need to add to the list, please let me know. I'll update the list from time to time. Let me know what works for you! I can't wait to here! Illinois Resource List