New 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! Another year ends, and a New Beginning

HAPPY HOLIDAYS ūüôā HAPPY HOLIDAYS FROM US TO YOU! Only one more note before we complete our 9th Year. AN EXCLUSIVE INVITATION TO MBCERTA MEMBERS ONLY ! The MBCERTA¬† Emergency Medical Response Team is concluding its third year and is looking for a few new members. The EMR Team is a part of MBCERTA and […]

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Amateur Radio Training coming in January.

MBCERTA is Partnering to provice our members with Amateur Radio Training. Will you be in touch when the BIG one arrives? When a major disaster occurs such as an earthquake, wild fire, tsunami, or even in the aftermath of terrorism like 9/11, cell phones often fail or become overloaded. Over 800 thousand citizens are licensed […]

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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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Beach Cities Toy Drive

I would like to thank all that came out and helped our firemen put on a great Spaghetti Dinner It was a busy night for them and at the end, both stations were out on calls. ¬†This Saturday the 17th is Gift Wrapping for the Beach Cities Toy Drive. ____________________________________________ MBCERTA is participating again this […]

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Preparing for the Holidays and 2017

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? I’m looking for more assistants to help in the CPR classes for 2017. If you have taken the CERT class and also our Red Cross CPR class […]

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Shakeout Drill, 10/22 at 0900 hours

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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Shakeout Drill, 10/22 at 0900 hours

Shakeout Drill, 10/22 at 0900 hours This is what we train for!¬† What will you do when the you know what hits the fan?¬† READ CAREFULLY, ALL PLEASE! 2016 ShakeOut Exercise 10/22/16 On Sat., 10/22 we will be expected to respond to a large earthquake that damages most of Southern CA. ¬†The idea is that […]

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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 ‚Äď 8:30 AM ‚Äď 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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