Emergency Preparedness Week May 4-10, Enter our contest!

May 4-10, 2014 is Emergency Preparedness Week. The Town of Coaldale is hosting a contest to give away a 72-hour Emergency Preparedness Kit. This Deluxe 2- person kit features 47 items ranging from hand warmers and emergency water sachets to a radio/flashlight and an 11-function army pocket knife.

Email communications@coaldale.ca with your name and phone number along with a list of three items you would include in 72-hour Emergency Preparedness Kit.

We will be making a draw from all of the entries on Monday, May 12 and will award the Emergency Preparedness Kit to the winning entry.

Thank you to Alberta Emergency Management Agency for providing the Town with the kit for our contest.

For more information on how you can prepare yourself and your family for emergency situations go to http://aema.alberta.ca/emergency_preparedness_week.cfm

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