Category Archives: Announcements

Where will you BEE on Saturday, May 19th?

We hope you plan to stop by our booth at the 6th Annual West Seattle Bee Festival — which coincidentally takes place at our High Point hub location. Come meet our two new captains for that hub, Robert Landis and Johnny Schmidt! You can also: Pick … Continue reading

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Wondering how Seattle fared with “No Power, No Bars?”

Thanks to those of you who showed up today to participate in, or watch, our field exercises this morning! We activated three of our West Seattle emergency communication hubs as part of this citywide communication exercise. While this exercise took place … Continue reading

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Reminder: Our Field Exercise is this Saturday, April 28th!

Please join us — as a volunteer or as an observer — to see the emergency communication hubs in action! Three of our West Seattle hubs will activate for this exercise: Pigeon Point, High Point, and Fauntleroy. This drill simulates … Continue reading

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More on the April 28th field exercise!

From Cindi Barker: Does your stress level rise when your cell phone power bars shrink?  Can you imagine living without power for an extended period of time – how would we move information in this age of connective-ness? We want to … Continue reading

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Dept. of Neighborhoods launches Community Resource Hub!

Late last week, we received the following note from Laura Jenkins, the Community Engagement Coordinator at the Seattle Department of Neighborhoods. Good Afternoon, We’re emailing groups who are participants of the Community Connector to let you know that the Community Resource Hub, an online … Continue reading

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Can you envision a widespread total power outage in our area?

That will be the scenario for a citywide field exercise exactly one month from today. On April 28th, from 9 AM until 1 PM, you’ll have an opportunity to observe or participate as Emergency Communication Hubs from West Seattle and … Continue reading

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Disaster Skills Workshop to be taught in the Vietnamese language on April 7th!

On Saturday, April 7th, from 1 to 3 PM, the Office of Emergency Management will teach their popular Disaster Skills Workshop in the Vietnamese language in West Seattle. The class is free. It will be held at the High Point Library (3411 … Continue reading

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