Join us for a disaster preparedness training provided by the Conservation Center for Art and Historic Artifacts.
This series of workshops will introduce the Pocket Response Plan (PReP), its use a tool to begin institutional planning, and provide guidance on use and implementing it. This will be followed by information on staff training. Finally, there will be a group table top exercise.
The training will run from 9:00am to 1:00pm.
A continental breakfast will be provided.
Dates and Locations:
February 6 - Hamilton Club, 32 Church St, Paterson, NJ 07505
March 6 - Atlantic County Library System - Mays Landing Branch - 40 Farragut Ave., Mays Landing, NJ 08330
April 3 - Trailside Nature and Science Center - 452 New Providence Road, Mountainside, NJ 07092
May 1 - Burlington County Lyceum of History and Natural Sciences - 307 High St, Mt Holly, NJ 08060
June 5 - Historic Courthouse - 71 Main Street Flemington, NJ 08822
The New Jersey Cultural Alliance for Response empowers New Jersey's cultural communities to preserve assets and sustain operations before, during and after a disaster. NJCAR is a network of organizations, associations, agencies, and individuals dedicated to safeguarding the State's cultural heritage.
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