Preparing for the Unexpected

Saturday March 24th 2018 at 10:00am - 12:30pm
Dublin Street United Church

Preparing for the unexpected is about reducing stress and increasing resilience by “taking back the reins” around potential risks through awareness, planning and community building.  
This workshop starts with a simple risk identification tool that can be applied to virtually any context (e.g. fire, flood, extreme weather, you name it!) and then gets participants to create their personal action plan to get more prepared in case of emergency.  The workshop is highly interactive and fun with lots of collaboration to help you work through the exercises.
The content is based on an Emergency preparedness workshop offered by Chris Gilmore via Changing World Project and The Guelph Outdoor School.
What to Bring: Notepad and Pencil
Facilitator Bios:
Steve Tedesco – Steve is a full time natural produce farmer at Coyote Hollow Farms and is a community activist. He loves being a jack of all trades and learning new things. He has 32 years of experience in leading people, improving processes and managing business risks. Steve and his wife Marie share a deep concern about the inter-related issues of environmental destruction, the rapid depletion of fossil fuels and the economics that drive both.

Chris Green – Chris is director and instructor @ Guelph Outdoor School which centres on nature awareness, community building, and self-sufficiency. He has lived off-grid with his family for 7 years.

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