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Build Opportunity: 20 Years of Education, Empowerment, Experience

  • Thursday, April 26
  • 8:30 a.m. - 3:30 p.m.
  • FEMA, 500 C Street, SW, Washington
  • Portals III Bldg., Washington
  • 1201 Maryland Avenue, SW, Washington, 1st floor lobby

FEMA Shuttle is available to transport employees. Identification is required. Parents must escort their children to the Exhibits, set-up work stations to demonstrate their occupations with the children, pay for a ride on the Carousel, and provide lunch for your child.
500 C Street, SW, Washington– Exhibits/Activities - Volunteers will be available to direct you to these activities.

Participating Directorates and Organizations activities involved preparing for, protecting against, responding to and recovery.

  • Security Division- Media Room -Lobby -Identifications/fingerprinting - 8:30 a.m.-3:30 p.m.
  • Health Center- Room 714-H for weight and measurements - 8:30 a.m. - 12 p.m. and 1 - 3:30 p.m.
  • National Mall Walk to the Carousel 0 12:30-1 p.m. - Nurse, Susan Petit leaves at 12:30 p.m.- Lobby
  • Urban Search and Rescue Room 618-B, Green Room 1 6th Floor-end of the hallway
  • Administrator Briefing- Greets, meets and challenges Parents and Youths to the Preparedness Quiz- 500 C Street, SW, Washington, Main Lobby-Please arrive on time –photographer will attend;

Portals III Building, Outside/Inside Exhibits/Demonstrations, 1201 Maryland Avenue, SW, Washington, location is inside the rear lobby – first floor Party Room

  1. Mount Weather Police Department, Exhibit-Round Hill, Va., all ages are allowed to attend. A Canine Dog Exhibit will be conducted outside in the Circle at 1201 Maryland Avenue, SW, Washington.
  2. United Way Shoe Box –Emergency Preparedness Volunteer Project – Parents design Shoe Box with youths and pack boxes with emergency items; this is a hand’s on project.
  3. U.S. Fire Administration Exhibit in Emmitsburg, Md., all ages are invited to attend the Emergency Preparedness
  4. Ready.gov will provide a preparedness video for disasters
  5. Logistics Management Directorate – Video;
  6. FEMA Office of Disability, Integration Coordination, Inclusive Preparedness -Demonstration for youths – interpreters available;
    DHS Accessible Systems and Technology – Lion King Video;
  7. American Red Cross – health and wellness programs for youths;
  8. OCCHCO, Workforce Relations Program Talents- “True Colors” personality challenge to identify who you get along with at school, work and home environment;
    OCCHCO, Recruitment Programs: Writing resumes, Career development, Interviews, etc;

Diversity – Spanish Reading Elementary School – Evelyn Aquino-Matos;
Storytelling – The Unknown Soldier, Jeopardy -Myron Wand;

  1. Readiness for Pets Exhibit – Human Society;
  2. Points of Light, Generation on Emergency Preparedness;
  3. Adventures Dental – Tooth Fairy
  4. Individual Community Preparedness Division – Training Youths in Certified Citizen Corps

No restrictions: parents, grandparents, nieces, nephews, etc, are welcome to participate. This is open to children ages 8-18. Children's lunch hours are at the expense of the caretaker for this event. No food will be served.

The completed form and questions may be directed to Panshella.Cole or Yvonnzier.Staley

Last Updated: 
06/21/2012 - 23:54
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