Preparing for emergencies is critical for Houston families, communities and businesses. Disaster events like Hurricane Ike and the Central Texas Wildfires can strike at any time and any place. Be ready to respond and act immediately with the right disaster and emergency training, skills and tools. Your life and business could depend on it!
Preparedness On The Square promotes emergency preparedness among Houston families, employees, businesses and communities. This lunch-time event is held in downtown at the reflecting pool behind City Hall – the perfect venue for attracting downtown workers with a mix of fun and life-saving information.
Food: Chik-Fil-A, James Coney Island, Freebirds, My Fit Foods (2013 Restaurants)
Entertainment: Live Music, Houston Astros Baseball Pitch, Houston Dynamo Soccer Kick Game, Houston Rockets Hoops, Houston Texans Football Pass Game
Participants: Red Cross programs and services, City and County preparedness agencies, Fire Department, Police Department and many other organizations that promote preparedness
Speakers: The Honorable Annise Parker, David Paul/Chief Meteorologist/ KHOU, Representatives from W.W. Grainger, Steve Vetrano/Chief Executive Officer/American Red Cross Greater Houston Area Chapter