STAFF REPORTThe City of Gulf Shores will host its annual Hurricane Preparedness Expo Thursday, June 23, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the Erie H. Meyer Civic Center, located at 1930 W. 2nd St. in Gulf …
The City of Gulf Shores will host its annual Hurricane Preparedness Expo Thursday, June 23, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the Erie H. Meyer Civic Center, located at 1930 W. 2nd St. in Gulf Shores.
This free event offers the public an opportunity to educate themselves on hurricane preparedness and the many products and services available to them before, during and after a storm.
According to Gulf Shores Emergency Management Coordinator Brandan Franklin, the event will feature federal, state and local agencies, and several local businesses that specialize in storm products and services.
"A vital part of being prepared is understanding what resources are available," Franklin said. "This event is set up to provide a one-stop-shop to learn helpful tips and be introduced to the many products and services available to help protect families and their property."
Several vendors will be in attendance, including Baldwin EMC, Folkers Windows, Island Enclosures, Riviera Utilities, Paris Ace Hardware, Disaster Smart, Gulf Shores Utilities, Alabama Small Business Development Center, American Red Cross, Crowder Gulf and more.
Additionally, the City of Gulf Shores will have several departments on hand to answer questions.