Free Safety Program At Coos Bay Library

The Coos Bay Library will host “Better Safe Than Sorry!”, a safety
education program presented by members Coos County Search and Rescue on Thursday, April 18th at 6:30pm. Members from the SAR team will offer tips on what to do if you get lost; how to help if someone else is lost, what to pack in your survival kit and basic rules of survival. This family program will provide safety information for wilderness and recreational activities, as well as day-to-day situations. They will also explain how they prepare for and conduct their searches.

Several members of the SAR canine team will be on hand to demonstrate their special skills. Audience members will have a chance to meet the dogs and learn about their role in locating missing or injured people. Coos County Search and Rescue is a group of well-trained volunteers who are dedicated to providing safety education to the public, and rapid-response emergency services for people who are lost, injured, stranded, or in need of rescue. There is no charge for this timely, informational presentation. For more information, call 541.269.1101.

This entry was posted on Monday, April 15th, 2013 and is filed under Events, Local News, Public Service Announcements.