Larimer County hosting "How to Prepare for Anything" workshops

The Larimer County Commissioners will proclaim September as Emergency Preparedness Month in Larimer County. Unknown events and disturbances can happen anytime.

You can learn about how to be prepared at four free events offered throughout the month of September. Three “How to Prepare for Anything” workshops are being offered — two in Ft. Collins and one in Livermore — plus the “2016 Family Safety & Preparedness Expo” at The Ranch in the Thomas M. McKee 4-H Building.

The “How to Prepare for Anything” workshops will help communities improve preparedness by empowering families and individuals through coping strategies, developing long and short-term preparedness plans, and enabling communities to develop abilities to move through disruptions together.

· September 1, 1 to 4 p.m., Hearing Room, Larimer County Courthouse Offices Building, 200 West Oak St. in Ft. Collins.

· September 7, 8:30 a.m. to 12 p.m., Hearing Room Larimer County Courthouse Offices Building, 200 West Oak St. in Ft. Collins.

· September 17, 9 a.m. to 12 p.m., Livermore Fire Station #2, 8017 West Larimer County Rd. #80C, Livermore.

The 2016 Family Safety & Preparedness Expo offers a wealth of information — fire safety, life-saving tips, home safety tips, free Child I.D. kits, over 40 vendors with indoor and outdoor exhibits, and much more to help individuals and families be prepared and safe no matter where you are — school, work, or on the go!

· September 24, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., Thomas M. McKee 4-H Building, Larimer County Fairgrounds at the Ranch, 5280 Arena Circle, Loveland.

For more information, visit http://www.larimer.org/emergency/ and look under “Preparedness”.

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