Austin’s Mayor Hosts 2nd Annual Emergency Preparedness Summit Labor Day Wildfire Focus
February 17, 2012 1 Comment
For immediate release
Feb. 16, 2011
Contact: Candice Wade Cooper, Community Preparedness Manager, (512) 802-1470
Mayor Leffingwell Hosts 2nd Annual Emergency Preparedness Summit
Labor Day Wildfire Focus
Austin, TX – Media is invited to attend and hear from Elected Officials, Emergency Management Coordinators, Wildfire responders, and others on the Central Texas Labor Day Wildfire efforts.
WHO: Mayor Lee Leffingwell along with Travis County Judge Sam Biscoe and Bastrop County Judge Ronnie McDonald.
WHAT: 2nd Annual Capital Area Emergency & Disaster Preparedness Summit
WHEN: Friday, Feb. 17, 8:30 –9:30 a.m.
WHERE: Palmer Events Center, 900 Barton Springs Road
WHY: The purpose of the Summit is to provide updates on the regions current multi-agency/multi-jurisdictional preparedness efforts and discuss the future of regional emergency and disaster preparedness. The Central Texas Labor Day Wildfires will serve as an example of how our region works together.
Note to editors:
Media will get an opportunity to interview attendees, capture b-roll and listen in as Mayor Leffingwell, Judge Biscoe, Judge McDonald and others address the group.
Please find additional information attached.
For more information contact Austin HSEM at (512) 974-0450.
FI – Fireplanes will attend . . .