Oildale Leadership Alliance Breakfast – January 21st – Disaster Preparedness with Dennis Thompson

Saturday, January 21st
Hodel’s Country Dining
Free Breakfast & Resources
Registration Required
RSVP for your group by emailing kernleadershipalliance@gmail.com or calling (661) 323-8002

Disaster Preparedness
As people of faith, are we prepared to be the caring hands of Jesus during a disaster, extended to those who are afraid, in need of shelter, in need of hope? As part of its efforts to engage followers of Jesus to work together for community transformation, Disaster & Emergency Response (DER) is collaborating with public and private agencies to mobilize people of faith, as well as churches, to become part of a community-wide strategy for disaster preparedness.

Through the shared vision of private donors and many volunteers, DER is able to provide this service to our community at no cost to you.  Join us to receive educational material including local resources that can help you prepare, disaster planning resources for church leaders, and handouts for church members.

Speaker Dennis Thompson

Dennis Thompson lives in fulltime ministry preparing Kern County for the next inevitable disaster.   Currently Dennis volunteers as a Crisis Responder with Victim Relief Ministries, as Chairman of Kern Volunteer Organizations Active in Disasters (Kern VOAD), as a Board Member with Disaster Assistance & Recovery Team (DART), and as Co-Chair of Disaster Emergency Response Committee (DER).

Having over 36 years experience with the Kern County Fire Department, retiring as the Fire Chief & Director of Emergency Services, Dennis uses his expertise to prepare leaders in our community to serve in times of crisis.

For more biographical information click here.   To network with Dennis Thompson on LinkedIn click here.

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