Preparedness Fair 2013

Preparedness = Peace of MindPreparedness Wellness Wheel

Hosted by The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints

2215 NE 106th Ave. Portland, Oregon 97220

Saturday, May 18th

9:45 a.m – 5 p.m.


Printable flyers to hand out: full page, 2 on a page

Keynote Speaker:  

William Scott-USGS Geologist

“Living With Volcanoes In Your Back Yard”

Portland and many other surrounding communities in the region are located along the ” Ring of Fire”, an area consisting of 75% of the world’s dormant and active volcanoes, with vast populations potentially vulnerable to a number of various anticipated hazards, which could be expected to accompany a future volcanic eruption in the area.

Come and learn more from Mr. Willie Scott, one of the leading research geologists in our area, as he discusses both the past and the potential for future volcanic eruptions in our area, and ways to protect yourself and to be better prepared, in the event of a future volcanic eruption.

Join us for this FREE event and learn how to:

  • Save seed-save money
  • Survive in the wilderness
  • Backyard gardening
  • Prepare together
  • Map your neighborhood
  • Communicate during a disaster
  • Sprout for nutrition
  • Become debt free
  • stay safe with electricity
  • Create neighborhood emergency teams
  • Understand public alert system
  • Pathway preparedness
  • Prevent and mitigate home fire
  • Preserve meals in a jar
  • Practice natural healing
  • Purify and store water
  • Hydrate food

Participating Agencies:

  • American Red Cross
  • City of Portland-Emergency Management
  • Multnomah County-Emergency Management
  • Pacific Power
  • LDS Home Storage Center
  • NOAA- National Weather Service
  • USGS- United States Geological Survey
  • Portland Fire Bureau
  • Yamhill County Sheriff Office


William Scott - USGS Geologist

Louis Bybee

Jerry & Mary Lou Nordstrom

Tyra Baird

Trudi Salisbury -

DeAnna DeLong – view bio here

Jeremy VanKeuren – (NET) Neighborhood Emergency Team,  City of Portland Bureau of Emergency Management

Steven Bullock –  Multnomah County Bureau of Emergency Management

Sally Farb

Karen Trumbull

Sunny & Joel Farb

Carolyn Aegerter

Larinda Peterson

Kent Stuart

Ryan McGoldrick

Steve Courtney 

Alice Busch -Multnomah County Department of Human Services

Wade & Kristie Olsen - Emergency Oils class presentation info

“All of us are responsible to provide for ourselves and our families in both temporal and spiritual ways. To provide providently, we must practice the principles of provident living: joyfully living within our means, being content with what we have, avoiding excessive debt, and diligently saving and preparing for rainy-day emergencies.”

—Elder Robert D. Hales

Catching the Vision of Self-Reliance

"Self-reliance—“the ability, commitment, and effort to provide the necessities of life for self and family is an essential element of our temporal and spiritual well-being." Thomas S. Monson

“Self-reliance—“the ability, commitment, and effort to provide the necessities of life for self and family is an essential element of our temporal and spiritual well-being.” Thomas S. Monson

Our Work Around the World

The Church is involved in many efforts to help those in need around the world. Learn more about the work being done to help others help themselves.

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