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Neighborhood event promotes emergency preparedness

November 23, 2008

4-H Tailwaggers Club member Daniel Speck, left, hands out an emergency preparedness information bag at the Animal Clinic of Funkstown's Pet Fair on Oct. 18 to fair participant Lindsey Harden and her miniature pinscher Tyson. Washington County received a $500 mini-grant for community service projects and educational activities that encourage Maryland citizens to take simple steps to prepare for emergencies, including people with disabilities and the elderly. Seventeen 4-H clubs distributed 655 bags filled with educational and marketing materials throughout Washington County.

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