Do1Thing Reminder For May
Make sure the people who count on you are prepared for a disaster.
Disasters can happen at any time. If you are away from home do you know where to find safe shelter locations? Do you know what the emergency procedures are for your child’s school or for your workplace? Will people who count on you know what to do if you can’t reach them? Know how to make sure you and your loved ones are safe in a disaster, no matter where you are.
- Make sure emergency procedures are in place for your home, workplace or school.
- Are there planned evacuation routes that will work for everyone, young, old, or disabled?
- Are there emergency kits available in your student’s school, in your home and in your car?
- Know where fire extinguishers and Automatic External Defibrillators (AEDs) are located.
- Have you developed your emergency communications plan?
- If you have college students, what procedures are in place at the college in case of emergencies? Are your student’s belongings covered by your insurance while away at college?
Go to http://do1thing.com/individuals for help in answering these questions and for more valuable information.
2019 Betty Crookes Guemes Gold Scholarship Recipients
Left to right: Brynna Bone, Senior, Gold Award; Anna Prewitt, Junior, Silver Award; Jefferson Butler, Junior, Bronze Award; Paula Gunning, Senior, Gold Award.
Islanders gathered at the Guemes Church on May 5 for a reception honoring four outstanding Guemes Island high school students. Scholarship amounts range from $500 (Bronze), $1000 (Silver) to $1500 (Gold). This scholarship program began in 1991 with Betty Crookes and the Guemes Island Women’s Club. It has continued over the years funded by generous island organizations and individual donors. The Guemes Island Property Owners Association (GIPOA) oversees the scholarship program and they wish to thank this year's donors.
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