The City of Brownsville Fire Department Office of Emergency Management & Homeland Security is hosting its annual All-Hazards Awareness Fair from 4 PM to 7 PM Thursday, August 31, 2023, at the Brownsville Public Library located at 2600 Central Boulevard.
This event is a valuable opportunity for businesses and residents in the city to enhance their preparedness for various hazards.
The fair's focus on preparedness as the key to community resilience is crucial, as being ready for both natural and man-made emergencies can significantly improve the city's ability to recover swiftly and effectively.
The event's lineup, including presentations from different entities, booths with informative literature, and opportunities for local businesses and organizations to engage with the public, demonstrates a comprehensive approach to raising awareness and fostering understanding about hazards and preparedness measures. These booths will be set up throughout the library foyer and inside the library.
Organizations with emergency vehicles and rescue equipment will have the opportunity to display their equipment in the library parking lot.
Free food and drinks will be provided to the first 1,000 attendees and there will be door prizes as well.
Events like these play a critical role in building a resilient and informed community. By providing resources, knowledge, and networking opportunities, the All-Hazards Awareness Fair contributes to a safer and more prepared environment for the residents and businesses of Brownsville.
The All-Hazard Awareness Fair has had a consistently growing number of attendees in the past and attendance continues to grow every year.