Master Preparedness Program

6:00pm to 7:30pm, 2nd and 4th Tuesdays, from March 10 through August 25
Wise County Emergency Operations Center
5603 Patriot Dr., Wise, VA

Contact:  Phil Meeks, Wise County Extension Agent, ANR
Fee:  $7.00 per person

The program will focus on topics that relate to emergency preparedness. Specific classes will include financial preparedness, food and water storage, Stop-the-Bleed certification, active shooter response, farm disasters, emergency generator usage and safety, low-cost and small-space gardening, winter storm preparedness, community emergency response teams, firearms safety, home weather stations and more.

Class Dates

  • March 10th, 2020
  • March 24th, 2020
  • April 14th, 2020
  • April 28th, 2020
  • May 12th, 2020
  • May 26th, 2020
  • June 9th, 2020
  • June 23rd, 2020
  • July 14th, 2020
  • July 28th, 2020
  • August 11th, 2020
  • August 25th, 2020

The first 10 to register will receive an emergency, hand-cranked NOAA weather radio/flashlight/phone charger, courtesy of Wise-Dickenson Farm Bureau.

For more information contact:  Phil Meeks, Extension Agent, pmeeks@vt.edu or Wise County Extension Office (276)328-6194

Emergency Preparedness 2020 Flier

Registration will be taken online. Cost is $7 per person.
Online registration will be available until March 31, 2020.
Payments: Credit cards, cash and checks accepted**
Please contact the Wise Extension office for payment arrangements outside of credit card payments.
Wise County Extension Office
P.O. Box 1156, Wise, VA 24293
(276) 328-6194

**Registration is not complete until payment is received.

Refund policy:  No refunds after noon, March 10, 2020

Please note that refunds go through Virginia Tech and take approximately 6-8 weeks to process.  All refunds may incur a processing fee of up to $3.00


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