CHARLESTON, W.Va. – The State
Historic Preservation Office (SHPO) of the West Virginia Division of Culture
and History in partnership with the Office of Emergency Services and the
National Park Service will be holding Disaster Preparedness Workshops for
Certified Local Governments, city and county governments and interested
individuals, April 12-14. The dates and locations for the workshops are listed
Wednesday, April 12, 8:30 a.m.
to 5 p.m. at Canaan Valley Resort, Davis, W.Va.
Thursday, April 13, 8:30 a.m.
to 5 p.m. at Jackson’s Mill 4-H Camp, Weston, W.Va.
Friday, April 14, 8:30 a.m. to
5 p.m. at Beckley City Hall, Beckley, W.Va.
Workshop participants will learn
about planning for a disaster, connecting with local and state emergency staff,
SHPO Survey and Inventory Program and preparing your community and how to
respond, among other topics.
The deadline to register for the
workshops is April 5.
The West Virginia
Division of Culture and History is an agency within the Office of Secretary of
Education and the Arts with Gayle Manchin, cabinet secretary. The
division, led by Commissioner Randall Reid-Smith, brings together the past,
present and future through programs and services focusing on archives and
history, arts, historic preservation and museums. For more information
about the division’s programs, events and sites, visit www.wvculture.org. The Division of
Culture and History is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer.