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Residents of Bay Village, Fairview Park,

Lakewood, North Olmsted, Rocky River and

Westlake are welcome to complete the free training

and participate as members of the Westshore

Regional CERT. While the training is free to all

Westshore residents whether participants join the

team or not, team membership requirements include

being over 18 years of age, completing the 20-hour

basic training course (offered twice per year), and

pass a background check.

The course enables citizens to:

Identify and mitigate potential hazards

Initiate plans to prepare for disasters

Learn skills to assist themselves and

others until professional responders

arrive

Work cooperatively as a team within

their volunteer areas

Establish relationships with team’s

sponsoring agencies

Understand their capabilities,

limitations and roles when deployed

CERT members receive ongoing training through general meetings, training with the WSC and

teams across the county, online opportunities and real-life exercises with professional responders.

Register for the FEMA CERT Basic Training and volunteer today on behalf of your community! Submit

your completed application:

By email: jmorron@rrcity.com - or - By mail (USPS) to:

Julie Morron

Westshore Regional CERT

C/o City of Rocky River

21012 Hilliard Blvd

Rocky River OH 44116

Have a question or need more

information? Contact Julie Morron at

jmorron@rrcity.com or call 440-356-5624.

Support Preparedness:

Don’t have the time or resources to become a full-fledged member? The Westshore Regional CERT

can still use your help through financial donations or other in-kind support. The WSC is a nonprofit,

tax deductible organization under the Westshore Council of Governments. While the cities support the

team in many ways, all equipment, supplies, and training needs are met through grants and donations.

Monetary donations may be made out to the Westshore Regional CERT and mailed to:

Julie Morron

Westshore Regional CERT

C/o City of Rocky River

21012 Hilliard Blvd

Rocky River OH 44116

(Please do not mail cash)

Questions?  Contact Westshore Regional CERT Julie Morron at jmorron@rrcity.com or (440) 356-5524.
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