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February 15, 2007
Just Read, Florida! Celebrates Hazardous Weather Awareness Week
SARASOTA -- In recognition of Hazardous Weather Awareness Week, local officials tomorrow will read to students at Emma Booker Elementary in Sarasota. There will also be a tour of emergency vehicles on the campus. The schedule for tomorrow’s event includes:
9:00 a.m. – 2:40 p.m.
Emergency Vehicle Tour located at the bus loop behind the school
Florida Highway Patrol vehicle
National Guard Hummer High Wheel vehicle
Sarasota Emergency Management vehicle
Hazardous Materials truck
State Emergency Mobile Command vehicle
American Red Cross vehicle
9:00 a.m. – 3:10 p.m.
National Weather Service
Lectures located in the media center
12:45 p.m. – 1:15 p.m.
Located in the first grade classrooms
Attending guest readers:
Ben Nelson, State Meteorologist
Lieutenant Doug Dodson, Florida Highway Patrol
Trooper Lucy Papp, Florida Highway Patrol
Steve Jerve, WFLA TV
Bob Harrigan, Chief Meteorologist for ABC 7
Representative from American Red Cross
Shirley Brown, Sarasota School Board Member
Frank Kovach, Sarasota School Board Member
1:15 – 1:45 p.m.
Located in the media center
The event will take place at:
Emma Booker Elementary
2350 Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Way