Entrepreneurs can attend emergency preparedness workshop

July 7, 2011

By Staff

NEW — 6 a.m. July 7, 2011

Issaquah entrepreneurs can learn how to create a business survival plan in case of a natural disaster or other emergency July 12.

The emergency preparedness workshop is part of the “Open for Business” program. The workshop is designed to provide tools to small to mid-sized businesses to create a comprehensive business survival plan.

The workshop features several speakers, including a business continuity manager from the University of Washington, as well as a risk manager from Liberty Mutual.

The event is 8:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. July 12 in the Council Chambers at Shoreline City Hall, 17500 Midvale Ave. N. RSVP to Jill Rucker, AmeriCorps VISTA emergency management program assistant, at jrucker@shorelinewa.gov.

The presenters include Shoreline Economic Development Manager Dan Eernissee, Liberty Mutual Business Continuity and Security Risk Manager Ron Kamps, University of Washington Business Continuity Manager Scott Preston, Business Continuity Manager, Shoreline Emergency Management Coordinator Gail Harris and Rucker.

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