Survivor Day Training Offered to Richmond Residents on Saturday, April 18

WHO: Richmond residents can register to receive free training in basic emergency survival skills.

WHAT: “Survivor Day,” sponsored by the City’s Office of Emergency Management, is a four-hour, free training session in fire safety, first-aid, anti-terrorism, and weather response measures.

WHEN: 9 a.m. to 1 p.m., Saturday, April 18, 2009

WHERE: John Marshall High School (Auditorium)
4225 Old Brook Road
Richmond, Virginia


This training is designed to prepare citizens with information and planning tools in the event of a widespread disruption of public services, commerce and transportation due to a local emergency.

Training is free and open to all City residents. Citizens can register by calling 311 or visiting

A free Survival Kit, with supplies including flashlight, gloves, batteries, toilet paper and a blanket, will be provided upon completion of the training (limit one per household).

Contact: Chris Dettmar,(804) 646-4642