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CERT Classes Begin Saturday February 24th

CERT Class

The CERT Basic Course is delivered in the community by a team of first responders, and other qualified volunteers. The organization and timing of training and meeting varies from program to program. It is often broken up into two to four hour blocks over a series of evenings or weekends. Disaster Preparedness: Addresses hazards specific to […]

The West Seneca CERT receives donation

Donation

The West Seneca CERT received a donation of Disaster Equipment and Community Emergency Response Team Training Materials from Erie Community College on Thursday, November 16, 2017. John Slisz from Erie Community College reached out to West Seneca CERT because he is aware that we are an active team and to see if we could utilize […]

2017 CERT Classes Scheduled

WHY TAKE THE CERT TRAINING? Well, it’s like paying for car insurance. You might never need it, in fact you hope you won’t. But if the occasion arises, having the CERT training, just like having car insurance, means you’re as ready as you can be to help yourself, your family and your neighborhood in an […]

Keep Your Valuables Safe from Floods and Fires

Learn how to document, insure and protect your property in the event of an unexpected flood or fire. You can use helpful, free checklists from Prepareathon  to Document and Insure Your Property and Protect Your Critical Documents and Valuables. By taking pictures of your belongings, you create an inventory of the valuables in your home. […]

May Drill – American Heart Association CPR Certification for CERT Members

American Heart Association CPR Certification for CERT Members. Cost is $20 per person.  Please bring money on Drill Night. Powered by Eventbrite

3rd Quarter CERT Newsletter now available.

The West Seneca CERT 3rd Quarter Newsletter has been published. This issues topics include: Lawnmower Safety Upcoming Training Event: Emergency Response Combat Ready Consider Joinging West Seneca Emergency Manager speaks at National Homeland Security Conference Gardening class held in Elma Upcoming CERT and Emergency Preparedness Training Self Defense Training for West Seneca CERT West Seneca […]

2nd Annual Training Event: Ricky Riley Traditions Training

2nd Annual Training Event: Ricky Riley: Combat Ready $10 per person – Proceeds benefit the Fireman’s Memorial Museum. 4 Hour interactive, mulit-media based presentation will discuss the presence and effects of complacency in the fire service along with how and why we must combat it  Discuss proven tips and techniques along with readiness of your attitude and […]

FREE Hands-Only CPR Training

The West Seneca Office of Disaster Preparedness and RMA will be hosting a FREE Hands-Only CPR Training at the West Seneca Senior Center on Wednesday, May 18th from 5 to 8 pm. Prepare to Save A Life! – Learn CPR You Can Do It!   It only takes “2” 2 Minutes to learn 2 Hands […]

New Sponsors for West Seneca CERT 10 Year Anniversary Party

10th Anniversary

We are pleased to announce the following have become Sponsors to the West Seneca CERT 10 year Anniversary Party Gold Level: Tim Hortons Silver Level: All State Fire & Scurity Financial Trust Federal Credit Union Bronze Level: Doric Shell Fab Countertops & Casework

2nd Quarter CERT Newsletter Available

In this Quarter’s newsletter is West Seneca CERT 10 Year Anniversary, Volunteers are Sought Out, Survival Skills, Red Cross Emergency Preparedness Training, Pumping Up Your Garden with Pollinators.