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Legislative District 11

Posted on: April 24, 2024

DeRiggi-Whitton Partners With NYS, Port Washington Library for Citizens Preparedness Workshop

5.16.2024 Port Washington Public Library_Nassau

WHAT – Nassau County Legislature Minority Leader Delia DeRiggi-Whitton (D – Glen Cove) and New York State are partnering to host a New York State Emergency Preparedness Workshop at the Port Washington Public Library at 1 p.m. on Thursday, May 16.

Presented by the State’s Citizens Preparedness Corps, the workshops equip residents with the tools and resources to prepare for any type of natural or man-made disaster, respond accordingly, and recover as quickly as possible to pre-disaster conditions. Each family participating will receive a free Citizen Preparedness Corps Response Starter Kit filled with emergency prep essentials.

“As severe weather events become more frequent and more devastating, it’s so important for families to prepare for the unexpected,” Minority Leader DeRiggi-Whitton said. “That is why I regularly partner with New York State to bring this training in our community, and I am thank the Port Washington Public Library for hosting this important workshop.”

Pre-registration is required, and capacity is limited to 150 registrants. For additional information and to register, visit Once there, click on the link for the training calendar, and then scroll down to the link for the May 16 session in Port Washington.

WHEN – 1 p.m. on Thursday, May 16, 2024

WHERE – Port Washington Public Library 1 Library Drive Port Washington, N.Y. 11050

REGISTRATION – Pre-registration required; visit and click training calendar link.

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