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Posted on: March 22, 2019

[ARCHIVED] 3rd Annual Spring Break Preparedness Day

The Gadsden/Etowah County Emergency Management Agency and Downtown Gadsden Inc. are pleased to invite you to the Third Annual Spring Break Preparedness Day. Join us downtown on Tuesday, March 26th, 10 a.m. – 2 p.m. as we work together to GET PREPARED! Meet local first responders and take a glimpse inside of their response vehicles! Visit with numerous safety organizations of Etowah County and participate in hands on demonstrations! Visit all preparedness learning stations to collect prizes! Registration will be at the “Water Wall”, next to the Pitman. If it rains, the event will be moved into the Pitman. There will be free food for participants, and chances to win door prizes! 

The theme for this year’s event is “BE A TEAM PLAYER!” 

Participants may come dressed in their favorite team jersey, cheerleading/gymnastics/dance outfit, or sports clothing! 

Some Participating Agencies and Organizations

  • A Med Ambulance Service
  • ADPH / Etowah County Health Department
  • CBS 42 Storm Track Weather Team
  • City of Gadsden Fire Department
  • Etowah County C.E.R.T
  • Etowah County Sherriff’s Office
  • Gadsden Dispatch
  • City of Gadsden Parks & Recreation
  • Gadsden Police Department
  • Gadsden Public Library
  • Humane Society Pet Rescue and Adoption Center of Gadsden
  • McGuffey Healthcare
  • Etowah County RSVP
  • Broad Dogs
  • Girl Scout Troop 31601
  • Alabama EMA & Professor Preparedness
  • Gadsden CSI


For more information, contact the Gadsden/Etowah EMA at 256-549-4575


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