"Make it Monday" forum - Disaster Response in Alaska: An Overview of FY18 in Alaska by the Red Cross

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Name: "Make it Monday" forum - Disaster Response in Alaska: An Overview of FY18 in Alaska by the Red Cross
Date: December 10, 2018
Time: 11:30 AM - 1:00 PM AKST
Registration: Online registration for this event has closed.
Event Description:

Kelley McGuirk, Regional Disaster Officer at the Red Cross of Alaska will give an overview of their disaster response/relief efforts, including the recent earthquake, from FY18. In addition, hear about exciting partnerships and programs, such as the rural Smoke Alarm install (part of the Home Fire Campaign), and a special announcement at the end of the presentation featuring a special guest!

PLUS! Superintendent Dr. Deena Bishop will give a short update on the status of the Anchorage School District following the earthquake.

Door prizes include:

  • a free lunch to next week's forum courtesy of Summit Embroidery Works.
  • admission for four to the Raven’s Eye Escape Room or Conjured Kingdoms Escape Room courtesy of Alaska Escape Rooms
  • PLUS two roundtrip Deluxe Dome Railcar seats from Anchorage to Denali National Park on the Wilderness Express courtesy of Premier Alaska Tours

Kelley McGuirk is the Regional Disaster Officer for the American Red Cross of Alaska. In this role, she manages the statewide preparedness, response, and recovery programs to serve the mission to alleviate and prevent human suffering.  Kelley loves to work with volunteers, community partners, and government/non-governmental agencies in disaster readiness projects. She believes that it takes a whole community to best respond to and recover from disasters. Kelley manages the Red Cross’s response to large disasters within the state and deploys in various community and government liaison roles out of state.

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Deadline to register online is 5 pm the Friday directly preceding the forum. But tickets are available at the door, day-of, to purchase.

Cancellation Note: There is a 48-hour cancellation policy. To receive a full refund, registration must be canceled no less than two business days prior to the date of the event. No refunds will be given after this date. All registrations are transferable to another person upon your request.
Event Media:
Event Sponsors:
Dena'ina Civic & Convention Center
600 W 7th Ave.
Date/Time Information:
Noon to 1 pm
(Doors open at 11:30 am for lunch)
Contact Information:
Tosha Kelly (907) 677-7103
General Admission: $35
Anchorage Chamber Member: $30 ($32 at door)
Students: $15 w/ID
Punch Card (10 lunches): $280

RESERVED TABLE OF 8 (in advance only)
Member: $230
Non-Member: $280
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