Posts Tagged ‘emergency kit’

Gas Prices Plummet — Now’s the time to travel!

Sunday, November 16th, 2008

As many folks are gearing up for holiday travel, gas prices are plummeting — what impeccable timing!  According to a recent article from CNN, gas prices have dropped for 61 days on end, cutting per gallon costs nearly in half.  The national average is now $2.087 compared to $4.114 in mid-July.  

photo: ktbb.com

photo: ktbb.com

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APHA Launches Get Ready: Set Your Clocks, Check Your Stocks Campaign

Friday, February 29th, 2008

The American Public Health Association is launching a campaign to help Americans remember to check and restock their emergency preparedness kits.  The “Get Ready: Set Your Clocks, Check Your Stocks” campaign is aimed at getting households to gather and refresh their emergency supplies before a potential disaster occurs on every daylight savings time adjustment. The next daylights savings change occurs on March 9th, when we will spring forward one hour. 

“Since we already use daylight saving as an opportunity to ensure that our families are prepared for an emergency, it’s a great time for us also to make sure that we have a fully stocked emergency kit and that none of the perishable items have expired,” said Georges C. Benjamin, APHA’s executive director. “When we spring forward this year, we want every American to make sure their family has a preparedness kit to fall back on in the event of an emergency.” 

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