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Sign-Up For Emergency Preparedness Training Class in Manhattan Beach

Jan 21, 2015 02:54PM ● By DigMB Staff

The November 2014 Manhattan Beach Community Emergency Response Team after is live drill, which concluded class training.

Editor's Note: The price of the training is $60, not $30. DigMB, aka Liz Spear, apologizes for the incorrect information. Do take the class! It's amazing, and so worthwhile!

If you'd like to be able to help yourself and others when there's an emergency, sign up for the Emergency Preparedness Training Class offered by the Manhattan Beach Community Emergency Response Team and the Manhattan Beach Fire Department.

Registration is now open for the next MBCERTA/MBFD class on three consecutive Saturdays in March: the 7th, 14th and 21st. Each Saturday class is scheduled for 8 a.m.-5 p.m. 

Training includes lifesaving skills, light fire-fighting skills, rapid triage and actions to save multiple lives, light search and rescue, first aid and transport, communicating to receive help, and surviving until help arrives, according to MBCERT President George Butts.

The class wil be held at the city's Public Works Training Room, 3621 Bell Avenue, just off Rosecrans Avenue. Registration is first-come, first served with priority for those who live or work in Manhattan Beach.

The class is limited to 30 participants, and costs $60 per person to offset the cost of materials and expenses.

Each participant receives a CERT backpack full of safety equipment.

For information, email or call George Butts at (310) 701-0101.

Checks can be made payable to "MBCERTA" and mailed to
Class Registration-2015#1
Att'n: Cleo
Drop Box #1
400 15th St.
Manhattan Beach, CA 90266

Please include your email address for communications.

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