FREE ADMISSION – FREE LECTURES!
PREPAREDNESS AND Sustainability Festival! Saturday, May 18, 10-4, Blanchard Community Center off Rt. 41. Come show, teach, demo, sell or swap any legal new or used items. Install safety ties through firearm receivers. Indoor 10×10 $20 tabled spaces or outdoor $5 tailgate spaces. Solar demos, communications, first aid, gardening, gun safety & more. Click calendar listing at www.inwPrepFest.com to reserve space. 208.GUN.5115.
Food, snacks and drinks will be available on site from 11AM until 3PM.
LECTURE HALL: Educational lecturers are welcome to apply for a speaking slot (on the hour, 10-3, for up to 45 minutes duration). Priority is given to topics relating to preparedness, homesteading, sustainability, etc.
11am: A Beginner’s Intro to HAM Radio! Randy KB6YAV –
12pm: BACKYARD COMPOSTING – Jim & Pat McGinty;Learn how to create your own “black gold” compost from yard and garden wastes.Â Simple tools, simple techniques, great stuff – your garden will respond with more and better food.
1pm: Safely Choosing a Handgun – Russ Spriggs. Veteran, NRA Instructor and Range Safety Officer, www.PistolProf.com. ; Lecture and demonstration. Learn the ins and outs of most major types of pistols and revolvers, how to make your preferences, and safely handle. This class is free as a public service. If you need a Certificate for Concealed Carry Training, a $20 charge will apply.
2pm: Creating an Efficient & Resilient Prepared Property – Brian Domke, RLA, LEED AP; www.StrategicLandscapeDesign.com; An overview of design methods and key items to consider when planning a prepared property. The presentation will outline the design process to develop a comprehensive plan for a prepared property. Information will also be offered on a few specific systems and approaches that can be used when designing your prepared property to account for the fundamental aspects of water access, food production, energy generation and integrated security.
3pm: I-FAK: Your Medical Force Multiplier – “Doc” Dave Hensley, R.N. His thirty years of Pre hospital EMS, volunteer fire, ICU, ER/Air ambulance/ Trauma, CCU, CVICU (open heart surgery), recovery room and OR care sets the background for the importance of your own Individual First Aid Kit, and what should be in it. This is not only for your use, but for another to use on you in an emergency!
QUESTIONS? Email Russ.Spriggs(at)EarthLink.net with “PREPFEST” in subject line.