EMR Recertification completed on January 20

Red Cross EMR recertification training was completed on Saturday 1/20/18.  5 of our awesome Emergency Medical Response Team members had their two-year Red Cross EMR cerfification renewed. Seven of their EMR teammates served as monitors with Art Herring, EMR Director.               

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MB CERT CLASSES SCHEDULED FOR 2018!

The Spring class will be held: May 17, 18, 19 & 20   Fall class will be held: November 1, 2, 3, 4   These are the comprehensive CERT trainings, free to MB residents, and will have the same classtimes as last year.  More to follow!

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Emergency Medical Response Call Out Team – New Member Training Opportunity

This is a Red Cross certification, 93 hour training program for prospective new EMR Cal Out Team members. Sign up period ends February 1, 2018 due to required pre-training preparation.  No one added after the first part of February, so sign up now!  See the calendar beginning March 17 for a full description and calendar of training.

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CPR in 2018

A Note from Our Red Cross Training Director Hello everyone, Are you looking for a way to get more involved with CERT and give back to our community? My Assistants in 2017 were spectacular, and committed, and I appreciate them all!  But maybe others would like to help in the new year!  If you have […]

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Requirements for the City of M.B. Volunteers

URGENT, A MUST READ TILL THE END! WE, the Board of Directors have for some time now, been working with the city concerning liabilities and safety for our members. We are truly lucky, in that Manhattan Beach, unlike many other Cities and Counties, is willing to cover us under it’s Workman’s Comp Policy. This is […]

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MB CERT Happenings, Be Part of the Specialized CallOut Team

Dear CERT Members, Many of you attended the Southern California Edison presentation held in the MBFD Community Room in mid-September.  We would like to make you aware of a volunteer opportunity we have to help the City of Manhattan Beach.  Over the years, there have been several instances where high winds have damaged electrical wires […]

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Shakeout Drill, 10/22/16

This is what we train for!  What will you do when the you know what hits the fan?  READ CAREFULLY, ALL PLEASE–AGAIN! 2016 ShakeOut Exercise 10/22/16 On Sat., 10/22 we want to START the exercise at 0900 with members showing up at their assigned areas.  The Trucks will be there by 0900. At 0830, please pretend that an earthquake has […]

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Comm Training is canceled

Urgent.  Comm training this Saturday is cancelled.   The ShakeOut is only 5 weeks away MB CERT Communications/Shakeout Training IS CANCELLED!!! Saturday, September 24th – 8:30 AM – 12:00 PM CANCELLED!! Will have more info in the near future. We are also looking for motivated members willing to learn more about setting up the initial materials […]

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Hometown Fair Volunteers needed

Volunteers needed to distribute information to our community at the hometown fair. Manhattan Beach Hometown Fair! Each year we participate in the hometown fair providing information about our CERT organization, our up-coming training class in November and our Red Cross First Aid, CPR/AED training classes. We currently need volunteers during each slot to assist and cover the […]

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Busy time, now till October 22nd.

Urgent.  Preparation for the Shakeout begins!  PLEASE READ TO THE END.   TRAINING STARTS NOW! The ShakeOut is only 6 weeks away In preparation for our ShakeOut drill on 10/22, we have planned 2 very important events. MB CERT Communications/Shakeout Training Saturday, September 24th – 8:30 AM – 12:00 PM MB Public Works Training Room […]

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