JEDCO, Jefferson Chamber Host Emergency Prep Seminar

FAIRFIELD, LA – Is your business prepared in the event of a disaster? Do you have a contingency plan to respond to and recover from an emergency?

         In advance of hurricane season, the Jefferson Parish Economic Development Commission (JEDCO) and the Jefferson Chamber of Commerce have teamed up to present "Emergency Preparedness for Your Business," a Prosper Jefferson seminar developed to ensure your business is ready for the unexpected. 

         On Wednesday, May 27, 2015, at the JEDCO Conference Center, 701A Churchill Parkway, in Avondale, LA, from 9:00 a.m. – 10:30 p.m., the Jefferson Parish Emergency Management Department, JEDCO, and Chris Nuebel, with the Southeast Louisiana Chapter of the American Red Cross, will present attendees with a list of tools, information and resources to ensure quick recovery and business continuity in the face of a crisis.

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         The seminar will cover:


• Creating a disaster recovery and continuity strategy for your business

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• Tools to help your business prepare for a disaster

• Disaster alert information

• Jefferson Parish re-entry placards and how to register for re-entry status after an evacuation

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• Recovery assistance for businesses


         Admission is free, but registration is required to attend.

         The event is open to all businesses and entrepreneurs.

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