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A variety of presentations, fairs, and other events are being planned by many organizations in association with The Great Utah ShakeOut. The events listed below are open to the public; many other presentations to businesses and organizations are also being made.

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#EQChat - a TweetChat with @RedCross, @ShakeOut, and @PrepareAthon

October 15, 2014, 12 - 1 pm, Community Event at Twitter.com

Join us with #EQ Chat for a TweetChat about earthquake safety and ask your own questions too! The American Red Cross, Farmer’s Insurance, PrepareAthon, and ShakeOut will be tweeting live at 3 PM Eastern on Wednesday, October 15th.

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The Great ShakeOut pizza and dance for individuals with intellectual disabilities

April 10, 2014, : - 2 am, Community Event at North Eastern Services (Salt Lake County)

pizza, dance and demonstrations for individuals with intellectual disabilities

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Utah Earthquakes and You– It's Personal

April 17, 2013, 7:30 - 9 pm, Community Event at Radisson Hotel Downtown, Wasatch Ballroom (Salt Lake County)

The public is invited to a Town Hall Meeting sponsored by the Seismological Society of America as part of their 2013 Annual Meeting, and held in conjunction with the Great Utah Shakeout. The purpose of this Town Hall Meeting is to help you prepare yourself, your family, your friends, and your community to survive the Big One.

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Utah Prepare Conference and Expo

April 13, 2013, 8 am - 5 pm, Community Event at South Towne Expo Center (Salt Lake County)

Come hear from great speakers and attend informative workshops about all facets of emergency preparedness. We hope to see you there.

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FEMA Webinar: Earthquake Safety & Mitigation for Schools

October 16, 2012, 2 - 3:30 pm, Webinar at Webinar Link: https://fema.connectsolutions.com/nehrp-webinar/ Audio: Dial 1-(877) 241-4296, Participant Code: 34167944

In support of the upcoming Great ShakeOut earthquake drills (drop, cover, hold on drills) on October 18, 2012, the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) National Earthquake Hazards Reduction Program (NEHRP) is pleased to announce a one-hour webinar on Earthquake Safety and Mitigation for Schools.

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FEMA Webinar: Reducing the Risks of Nonstructural Earthquake Damage

October 15, 2012, 2 - 3:30 pm, Webinar at Webinar Link: https://fema.connectsolutions.com/nehrp-webinar/ Audio Line: 1 (877) 241-4296 Participant Code: 34167944

In support of the upcoming Great ShakeOut earthquake drills (drop, cover, hold on drills) on October 18, 2012, the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) National Earthquake Hazards Reduction Program (NEHRP) is pleased to announce a 1 ½ hour webinar on Reducing the Risks of Nonstructural Earthquake Damage.

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CERT Disaster Simulation Drill

April 21, 2012, 10 am, ShakeOut Week event at Park off of Regetta and GalleyLane in Stansbury Park (Tooele County)

CERT trained people are invited to come practice their skills learned in training at this Neighborhood Disaster Simulation event.

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Bluffdale City ShakeOut Party

April 19, 2012, 5:30 - 7:30 pm, ShakeOut Week event at Bluffdale City Park (Salt Lake County)

"ShakeOut Party" to celebrate our successful earthquake drills. Roasted hotdogs, prizes, Teddy Bear First Aid Station, and volleyball. Our special guests--The Utah National Guard, will deliver supplies for dinner at 5:30 pm. JVWCD will bring their water trailer.


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Family Storytime: Earthquakes

April 18, 2012, 5 pm, ShakeOut Week event at Highland City Multipurpose Room (Utah County)

Family Storytime with an earthquake themed puppet show written by Youth Services coordinator Michelle DeKorver and performed by local teens in the Library Youth Advisory Committee.

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The Great Utah ShakeOut Drill

April 17, 2012, 10:15 am, Drill/Exercise at homes, schools, businesses, and organizations all across Utah

The Great Utah ShakeOut Drill: everyone drop, cover, and hold on!

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Capitol Campus Evacuation

April 17 - 19, 2012, 10:15 am - 12 pm, ShakeOut Week event at Utah State Capitol Complex (Salt Lake County)

Evacuation, EOC and JIC activation

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Shake Out Community Communication and CERT Staging Drill

April 17, 2012, 10:25 - 11 am, ShakeOut Week event at Throughout Stansbury Park, Erda, and Lake Point (Tooele County)

All CERT trained members should report to the staging area closest to them and blocks should report too.

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Kane County Earthquake awareness exercise

April 17, 2012, 11 am - 2 pm, Meeting at Kane County EOC (Kane County)

Kane County Emergency Services is sponsoring a training and exercise in the Kane County EOC at 11am. Participants will consist of elected officials, emergency response agencies, utilities, local public works, and essential businesses.

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Emergency Preparedness Fair

March 3, 2012, 9 - 11 am, Fair at LDS Chapel

Presentations by CERT, Red Cross, block captain training, food storage, spiritual preparedness.

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Utah Prepare Conference and Expo

April 14, 2011, 8 am - 5 pm, Presentation at Davis Conference Center (Davis County)

Preparedness Conference and Expo will feature classes, workshops, demonstrations, vendors and a variety of special guests.

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