Thursday, April 16, 2009

Disaster Response Training

Disaster Response
Monster Training Event

Dates: Friday April 24th and Saturday April 25th.

Location: Salem Camp Ground, 3962 Salem Road, Covington, Ga. 30016.

Directions: From I20 East of Atlanta take the Salem Road/ SR162 Exit south 6 miles and Salem Camp Ground is on the left beside Salem UMC.

Friday's Schedule:
Starting at 12noon Registration for the weekend will be open
Starting at 12noon Display material and Equipment trailers will be setup.
4:00pm NG Conference Ham Radio demonstration of the equipment and how it works
5:30pm Dinner will be served at the camp Hotel at a cost of $13.50 per person.
Online Reservations must be made in advance (see link above)
7:00pm Informational Sessions
1. Connecting Neighbors (PowerPoint Presentation)
2. The role of Methodist with amateur radio (PowerPoint Presentation).
8:00pm Devotion (modeled after debriefing that occurs each evening with Early Response Teams)

Saturday's Schedule:
7:00 am Event Registration will be open
7:00am Breakfast will be served at the camp Hotel at the cost of $ 8.50 per person
Online Reservations must be made in advance (see link above)
8:00am Assembly in the Tabernacle
8:30 am Classes Start
Choose a Class:
1 UMCOR ERT Training
2 UMCOR ERT Training
3 Hands on Chain Saw Training
4 Emotional and Spiritual Care Training
5 HAM Cram Class and Technician Test
6 Red Cross Shelter Worker Operations and Simulation
12:00 pm Lunch ($5 Pork BBQ) and free time to get to know others and look at displays
1:30 pm Classes resume
4:00 pm Event Closing

Base Cost for Lunch/ID Badge:
1. Saturday Noon Pork BBQ lunch $5.00
2. There is a $5.00 charge for an ID badge for each class

Cost for Classes:
1. There is a $20.00 charge for the Ham Operators License and test
2. There is a $10.00 charge for a background check
Note: A background check is required for the following classes before an ID badge can be issued:
Emotional & Spiritual Care, Hands on Chain Saw, and UMCOR ERT Training
Register for Monster Training Event

Cost NOT INCLUDED IN REGISTRATION (must register separately in advance-limited space):
5. Hotel stay at the Salem Hotel is $42.50 per person including Dinner and Breakfast (max: 2 people per room; you may have a roommate assigned to you)
Make Salem Hotel Reservations (includes Friday dinner & Saturday breakfast)

Link here

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