Monday, August 10, 2009

The Home Depot Partners with GEMA’s Ready Georgia to Teach Thousands of Kids about Emergency Preparedness

The Home Depot is teaming with Ready Georgia, the emergency preparedness campaign from the Georgia Emergency Management Agency, to help Georgia’s youth learn about emergency preparedness. In recognition of National Preparedness Month, the free September Kids Workshop at The Home Depot will feature valuable information from Ready Georgia. Every child who attends will make a bean bag toss game and receive a Ready Kids activity book, a kid-sized orange apron and an achievement pin.

Where: All Home Depot locations throughout Georgia.
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When: Saturday, Sept. 5
9 a.m. – Noon

Who: Workshops are designed for children ages 5 to 12, and parents are welcome to attend.

Why: The Home Depot Kids Workshops teach children do-it-yourself skills and tool safety while instilling a sense of accomplishment. Kids will also learn about the importance of preparing for the unexpected and how they can help their families plan, prepare and stay informed.

Web: Ready Georgia:
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