Saturday, April 20, 2013
Find out during an April 24 workshop in Farmington Hills how to give your pets their best shot at surviving a fire, flood or other emergency.
Because pets are an important part of many families, the Farmington Hills/Farmington Emergency Preparedness Commission is offering a free seminar April 24 to help Prepare Your Pets for Emergencies. Held at 6:30 p.m. at the Costick Center in Farmington Hills, the event is free of charge and there's no need to register. Local veterinarian Christian Ast will discuss how pets have been affected in recent disasters and will provide preparedness tips on how to increase your pet’s chances for survival.
Friday, February 22, 2013
The Farmington Hills/Farmington Emergency Preparedness Commission hosts classes in March and April.
Farmington-area residents have opportunities to learn more about how respond in an emergency, and how to see one coming, in free classes offered in March and April. The Farmington Hills/Farmington Emergency Preparedness Commission (EPC) will present a free series of Emergency and Disaster Response Training sessions every Wednesday from 6:30 p.m. to 9 p.m., March 13 to April 17 at the Costick Center in Farmington Hills. The program is open to adults and children 14 and older, accompanied by an adult. Find out what you'll learn during the 6-session training, and what you'll receive when you finish it, at fhgov.com. Learn to become a weather spotter during a free SKYWARN training program, also offered by the EPC, on April 4 from 7 to 9 p.m…
Monday, August 20, 2012
Training sessions will prepare citizens to rely on each other when emergency workers are unable to immediately help.
Monday, August 20, 2012
Are you prepared to care for yourself and your family for three days if disaster strikes? The Farmington Hills/Farmington Emergency Preparedness Commission (EPC) will present a free series of Emergency and Disaster Response Training sessions every Thursday from 6:30 p.m. to 9 p.m., Sept. 6-Oct. 11, at the Costick Center in Farmington Hills. The free training sessions are open to adults and children ages 14 and up who are accompanied by an adult. The Emergency and Disaster Response Training will prepare citizens to rely on each other when first responders who provide fire and medical services are unable to meet immediate needs. Participants will learn what to expect in terms of emergency services, individual responsibility for preparedness…
Tuesday, April 10, 2012
You can tour the City of Farmington Hills DIA Inside|Out art installations today.
It may be another windy, maybe even rainy day in Farmington and Farmington Hills, but you can still enjoy a tour of some fine art reproductions. Here's what else you should know: The National Weather Service predicts a slight chance of rain and snow showers today before 2 p.m. today, then rain this afternoon and evening. Expect a high around 45 and a low around 31, with winds gusting from 28-31 miles per hour. While you can walk through the downtown Farmington Inside|Out Detroit Institute of Arts (DIA) exhibits, getting around the seven pieces in Farmington Hills is more of a challenge. The city is making it easy today, offering bus tours at 10 a.m. and 1 p.m., with a DIA representative narrating. The cost is $5; you must pre-register by …
Thursday, April 5, 2012
Know which items to stock and how to take cover when bad weather approaches.
With the recent warming trend, we have seen some serious thunderstorms, hail and even a tornado that touched down in Dexter, Michigan, damaging over 100 homes. This is very early in the year for tornadoes, but it can also show you that this could have easily hit the Farmington Hills area as well. Fortunately in Dexter, no deaths or serious injuries were reported, thanks in part to early warning notifications and the residents of that town being prepared ahead of time. Are you prepared in the event of high winds or a tornado touching down in our city? If you don’t recognize some of the signs before a tornado strikes, you and your family could be at risk for serious injury or even death. Now would be a great time to brush up on your …