HOUSTON – The American Red Cross' annual Preparedness on the Square event returns from 11 a.m.-1 p.m. March 27 to Hermann Square in downtown Houston. During this fun-filled, lunch-time event, visitors will learn how to prepare an emergency plan and disaster supplies kit, watch First-Aid and CPR demonstrations for people and pets and enjoy live music, prizes and entertainment. Among those addressing the crowd will be Mayor Annise Parker, as well as KHOU 11 Chief Meteorologist David Paul, who will speak about the upcoming Hurricane Season.
Preparedness on the Square promotes emergency preparedness among Houston families, employees, businesses and communities during March is Red Cross Month. Red Cross month spreads awareness of the American Red Cross organization, mission, programs and services to communities while celebrating and recognizing the hard work and generous contributions of its volunteers and donors. Red Cross Month is also a good time to help families prepare for spring storms, Hurricane Season and other potential disasters, including residential fires.
To learn more about Preparedness on the Square or the Greater Houston Area Chapter of the American Red Cross, please click here.