First Lady Michelle Obama Recognizes Sergeant Joshua Rassi: Veteran, Blood Donor, Red Cross Employee and a True American Hero
This morning, First Lady Michelle Obama told the story of Sergeant Joshua Rassi, who was hired at Portland Red Cross Blood Services following his service in Iraq! Michelle quotes Rassi, […]
It’s That Time Again…
NATIONAL PREPAREDNESS MONTH! w00t! NatlPreparedness0910
We’re Going To Graceland!
No, not Elvis’ home with the world famous Jungle Room, but rather the “Graceland of Atomic Tourism,” a disaster shelter built in the mid-1950’s for our very own government leaders. […]
Oregon Earthquake & Tsunami Awareness Month
Got Ideas? DHS Wants To Hear From You
Not a fan of color-coded threat levels? Wish hazard risk assessment tools were open source? Have ideas for how disaster preparedness information could reach more citizens? For the next month, […]
Empire 2.0: Not a Nicolas Cage Action Movie.
Although the name may suggest otherwise, Empire 2.0 is actually a program under New York’s state department. Many exciting initiatives have launched from this idea, including testing to use Xbox […]
Rep. Wu On Flu
It rhymes AND it’s good info: For flu PSAs from all 48 members of Congress, go here.
AED-ecision Making Time In Congress!
I am incredibly proud of my AED play on words here and I dare you to disagree. That said, I found some VERY exciting legislative news that relates to Lise’s […]
Don’t Be A Fool — Learn About Earthquake Preparedness
No foolin’ — April 1 kicks off Earthquake Preparedness Month. And since I know you like to plan out your celebration well in advance, I thought I’d tip you off […]
Senate Passes Serve America Act
Today the Edward M. Kennedy Serve America Act was passed 78-20 by the Senate! What does this mean? Well, here is a quick view of SOME of what the Kennedy […]