For Immediate Release
Contact: Wayne McKinney
Oak Ridge, Tenn., April 26, 2012 – URS | CH2M Oak Ridge LLC (UCOR) is sponsoring the Anderson County Emergency Preparedness Fair, which will be held from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., Saturday, May 5, at the Clinton Community Center, 101 Hicks St., Clinton. Admission is free.
The fair will bring together Anderson County government and civic organizations, emergency management personnel, and volunteers to teach families and businesses how to prepare for all types of disasters and emergencies.
“We’re proud to be a sponsor of this worthwhile event,” said Leo Sain, UCOR President and Project Manager. “This fair will provide people with important information about preparing for any number of emergency events. As a safety-focused company, we understand the need for education and preparedness.”
More than 40 booths will highlight areas of preparedness related to disaster management, emergency communication, food and water storage, 72-hour kits, severe weather, and financial preparedness.
Classes will also be offered throughout the day that will focus on issues such as document storage, ham radio communications, food dehydration and canning, bread-baking, using social media for emergency communication, and family emergency preparedness. A dedicated children’s area will boast a variety of activities for kids.
For more information, visit the Fair website at www.acprepfair.org.
UCOR, a limited liability partnership led by URS Corporation, is the Department of Energy’s Environmental Management contractor at the Oak Ridge Reservation. The company is responsible for deactivation and demolition of the K-25 facility at ETTP, as well as other specific scopes of work at ETTP, the Y-12 National Security Site, and the Oak Ridge National Laboratory.