Austin’s Mayor Hosts 2nd Annual Emergency Preparedness Summit Labor Day Wildfire Focus

 

For immediate release

Feb. 16, 2011

Contact: Candice Wade Cooper, Community Preparedness Manager, (512) 802-1470

Media advisory

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.

Source: http://www.austinhsem.com/go/doc/3603/1310395/

FI – Fireplanes will attend . . .

http://www.austinhsem.com/clients/2333/438415.doc

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