10th Annual Hurricane Awareness Forum
ECCO will host this free event on Wednesday, August 3 at the Greater Goodwill A.M.E. Church in Mount Pleasant. Attendees will learn valuable hurricane preparedness tips from a panel of experts, including safety and emergency management officials, government agencies, and other community organizations. Bill Walsh, WCSC-TV’s Chief Meteorologist, will once again facilitate the discussion, and plans on broadcasting a live weather report on site at 5pm.
Wednesday, August 3 at 7pm
Greater Goodwill A.M.E. Church
2818 Highway 17 North,
Mount Pleasant, SC 29466
For more information about the 10th Annual Hurricane Awareness Forum, please contact Ivan Lund, ECCO’s Disaster Preparedness Coordinator, at ilund@ECCOcharleston.org or 843.416.7128; or contact Vanessa M. Richardson at 843.884.0903 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
ECCO has been an active and motivating force in the community for disaster preparedness and planning since its origin following Hurricane Hugo in 1989. Maintaining strong partnerships with the Town of Mount Pleasant and other local government agencies, ECCO sponsors informational meetings, workshops, and seminars throughout the year, and actively recruits community groups, churches, and businesses, for post-hurricane relief and recovery participation. The organization also offers Family Hurricane Preparedness Kits for a donation of $40. The contents of this customized kit have a combined value of approximately $80 and include 20 items such as a Dynamo 4-in-1 Flashlight Radio with batteries, a 52-piece First Aid Kit, toilet paper, a light stick, and more.