The annual Allen Preparedness Expo will be 8 a.m. to noon on September 7 at Lowe’s, 1010 W. McDermott Dr. The expo is hosted as part of National Preparedness Month in September. This year’s theme is “You Can Be The Hero.”
The annual expo provides Ready Campaign information, displays and more. The Ready Campaign encourages all Americans to have an emergency supply kit, an emergency plan, and to be informed about the different types of emergencies that can happen and how to appropriately respond to these situations.
The Preparedness Expo is sponsored by the Allen Community Emergency Response Team (CERT), Citizens Fire Academy Alumni/Fire Corps, Medical Reserve Corps (MRC), Citizens Police Academy Alumni, Citizens On Patrol (COP) and Volunteers in Policing (VIP).