Tag: Community Emergency Response Team

Community Emergency Response Team Meeting

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Community Emergency Response Team Presents Awards To Members

Big Bear Lake, CA, Friday, December 16, 2011, noon – The Big Bear Valley Community Emergency Response Team (CERT) presented awards to members at their recent holiday party. Norma Grimes was recognized as Volunteer of the Year and presented with a plaque for her dedication and many hours spent compiling CERT member’s hours, keeping track of the changing status of members, and information on incoming members.  Also recognized with a plaque was Art Langer was recognized for his four years of active membership as President, Vice President and Treasurer with over 600 volunteer hours in the program.   Bob Kawka was recognized for his chairmanship as Training Coordinator for the last four years.  With his committee they set up all the monthly training classes and the annual field exercises.  The next Big Bear Valley CERT meeting is scheduled for March 26, 2011 at 6:00 pm at the Big Bear Senior...

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Community Emergency Response Team (CERT) Field Day Training In Big Bear City

Big Bear City, CA, September 12, 2011, 3:00pm– On Saturday, September 10th, 2011, the Big Bear Valley Community Emergency Response Team, CERT, conducted a five hour training exercise at the CSD Paradise Yard in Big Bear City to implement their training knowledge. The training included three scenarios:  conduct a search and rescue of a victim within a steel building in the dark; damage assessment of houses and buildings; and the proper use of a compass with a scenario to report to their Command Center. The main objective of the field day was to test the communication abilities of members and their knowledge of the communication process used by CERT. Field teams communicated information by FSR radios or by Ham radio back to their Division Leaders, who then relayed that information to the Command Center. The Command Center had a copy of all the scenarios to check the accuracy of the reporting from the CERT members. It was “a very successful” training exercise according to CERT Secretary Yomar...

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CERT Class Beginning July 18

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Class Dates Set For C.E.R.T. Program

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