City of Gulf Shores hosts June 21 Hurricane Expo
The City of Gulf Shores will host its annual Hurricane Preparedness Expo on Thursday, June 21 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the Erie H. Meyer Civic Center which is located at 1930 West 2nd Steet in Gulf Shores. This free event will offer the public an opportunity to educate themselves on hurricane preparedness and about the many products and services available for before, during and after a storm. For more info, call 251-968-1149 or visit gulfshoresal. gov.
According to Gulf Shores Emergency Management Coordinator, Brandan Franklin, the event will feature federal, state and local agencies, as well as, many local businesses that specialize in storm products and services.
“A vital part of being prepared is having an understanding of what resources are available to you,” said Franklin. “This event is setup to provide a one-stop-shop to learn helpful tips and to be introduced to the many products and services that are out there to help protect families and their property.”
Gulf Shores will have several departments on hand to answer questions.
Vendors expected to be in attendance include the American Red Cross, Riviera Utilities, Baldwin County Emergency Management Agency, Baldwin EMC, Global Power Products, SERVPRO Baldwin County, Smart Home America, Crowder Gulf, U.S. Fish and Wildlife, Advanced Marine and Power Systems, Folkers Home Improvement, and Island Enclosures.