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News - June 22, 2012

Taking a bite out of emergency preparedness

Following gas explosion, Midtown Court neighbors use fun events to prepare for future emergencies

by Sue Dremann

After a chlorine-gas explosion caused more than 200 people to be evacuated from their homes last September, the old Scouts motto to "be prepared" took on new meaning for residents at the Midtown Court apartment complex.

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Staff Writer Sue Dremann can be emailed at sdremann@paweekly.com.


Posted by Grateful Neighbor, a resident of Midtown
on Jun 22, 2012 at 12:21 pm

Farah Dilber sounds like a real local hero! Glad she's in our community!

Posted by Caryll-Lynn, a resident of Midtown
on Jun 22, 2012 at 3:55 pm

Greetings Everyone, I am the "Neighbors Coordinator" for MidtownCourt.Neighbors & Friends.
It's safe to say neighbors on my block are buzzing over Sue's through article about the fun activities happening on Midtown Ct. We're an oasis in the heart of Midtown. You know the tiny street behind Midtown Center off Colorado Ave. Please mark your calandars for Sat. July 7th,9am to Noon.
Come meet & mingle w/the wonderful people who live Midtown Ct.
Bring your fire extinguishers to be checked for FREE. A licensed technican from ACE Fire Equipment & Service Co will recharge extinguisher if needed for $10 each. Afew trained CERT neighbors will be on hand to discuss proper fire extinguisher use (P.A.S.S method) and fire safety. Schedule 15 min appt. for Fire Ext Checks at MidtownCourt.Neighbors@gmail.com
Plus, talk w/Zero Waste Block Leaders about Reduce,Reuse & Recycling.
Location: Midtown Center parking lot next to Wells Fargo ATM.
Happy Summer, Caryll-Lynn