Guam – Guam Homeland Security and the Office of Civil Defense invites all residents and visitors to join them on Saturday, September 25, 2010, from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the Agana Shopping Center for the 7th Annual National Preparedness Month (NPM) Grand Finale.
This year’s theme, PLAN NOW. WORK TOGETHER. BE READY. Planeha På’go. Fandanña’macho’cho’. Na’listo Hao, calls for action from all residents to take a proactive approach and commit to being ready now.
As in past years, the NPM Grand Finale will allow our local first and emergency responders an opportunity to showcase specialized equipment and vehicles that will be deployed to support any disaster or event. Several of the island’s response organizations will be on hand to provide information on emergency communications, educational opportunities and other disaster and emergency tips.
This year’s scheduled line up will feature live demonstrations by the Guam Police Department and the 2nd Annual Community Emergency Response Team (CERT) Rodeo, allowing all those have completed the CERT program to compete in teams against each other using the skills they’ve been trained on.
SCHEDULE OF EVENTS
1000 HRS 724TH AEROMEDICAL STAGING FLIGHT
HEALTH SCREENING/COUNSELING OPENS
1100 HRS PA’A TAOTAO TANO/ PA’A AMERICORPS
BENIDISION – BLESSING OFFICIAL START EVENT
AMERICAN RED CROSS
CPR DEMO/LESSONS BEGINS – CONTINUES ALL DAY
1130 HRS CENTER STAGE
NPM POSTER CONTEST WINNERS
1200 HRS LIVE DEMO PARKING LOT
GUAM POLICE DEPARTMENT
K9 BOMB DETECTION DEMO
1230 HRS LIVE DEMO PARKING LOT
2ND ANNUAL CERT RODEO
1315 HRS CENTER STAGE
HERO’S 5K EQUIPMENT PRESENTATION – GWHS
CEDDAR’S GUIDEBOOK PRESENTATION
1400 HRS CENTER STAGE
RESPONDER WAVE CHECK PRESENTATION
AMERICAN RED CROSS
CERT RODEO TROPHY PRESENTATION
ALL DAY LIVE DEMO PARKING LOT
GUAM HOMELAND SECURITY MOBILE COMMAND POST
GUAM POLICE DEPARTMENT HIGHWAY PATROL/ SWAT
GUAM NATIONAL GUARD 94TH CST COMMAND VEHICLE WITH SATTELITE
USCG AND OIL SPILL RESPONSE TRAILER
GOVGUAM INTEROPERABLE COMMUNICATIONS SUITE