Making a Difference!

CERT Board Member Wayne Powell was published in the Hill Section Life Magazine this past week.   It’s all about CERT:   Making a Difference.  Be sure to check it out! (And SEE CALENDAR for information on the Annual Meeting, which has changed since the article was written!)   MB CERT, Wayne Powell, Making a […]

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MB CERT FALL CLASS NOV 2-5

The Fall CERT training will be held Thursday and Friday, November 2-3, from 6-10 p.m. and Saturday and Sunday, November 4-5, from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. You must attend all 4 days of this class to be certified! Acquire or brush up on LIFE SAVING skills for you, your family, co-workers and neighbors. Learn […]

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Shakeout Drill, 10/21 at 0900 hours

Shakeout Drill, 10/21 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! 2017 ShakeOut Exercise 10/21/17 On Sat., 10/21 we will be expected to respond to a large earthquake that damages most of Southern CA.  The idea is that […]

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CPR in 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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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, 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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