BOSCO TECH CO-HOSTS SOUTH SAN GABRIEL-ROSEMEAD
PREPAREDNESS COALITION EMERGENCY FAIR ON OCTOBER 20
–Preparedness Coalition Teams Up for Complimentary Community Event
ROSEMEAD, CA. – October 12, 2018 – Don Bosco Technical Institute (Bosco Tech) will join forces with the American Red Cross, the Los Angeles County Office of Emergency Management, and several other San Gabriel Valley organizations for the South San Gabriel–Rosemead Preparedness Coalition Emergency Fair on Saturday, Oct. 20, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. on the Bosco Tech campus.
The complimentary fair will offer practical workshops sponsored by experts from Cal Tech and the L.A. County Office of Emergency Management, to name a few. Critical information will be provided on preparing for potential future disasters and ways to protect oneself, loved ones and pets. Fair guests can try out an earthquake simulation room and learn CPR. Several emergency command vehicles will be available to explore, and kids’ preparedness activities and give aways are planned.
“We’re pleased to help our community become more knowledgeable in preparing for possible disaster situations,” said Bosco Tech Principal Xavier Jimenez. “The fair, and our collaboration with the Coalition, the Red Cross and L.A. County, are extensions of the school’s long-standing commitment to serving the residents of the San Gabriel Valley.”
The school is located at 1151 San Gabriel Boulevard, Rosemead, 91770. Parking and fair attendance are free.
In addition to the American Red Cross and L.A. County Office of Emergency Management, South San Gabriel-Rosemead Preparedness Coalition members and sponsors include City National Bank, County of Los Angeles Fire Department, Eraxtyle Design, Evergreen Baptist Church, Office Zilla, Supervisor Hilda L. Solis, Upper San Gabriel Valley Municipal Water District, TZU CHI, University of the West, Workforce Development Aging & Community Services, and Bosco Tech.
Bosco Tech is an all-male Catholic high school that combines a rigorous college-preparatory program with a technology-focused education. The innovative curriculum allows students to exceed university admissions requirements while completing extensive integrated coursework in one of several applied science and engineering fields, including the Biological, Medical & Environmental Technology (BMET) program that starts during Fall 2019. On Niche.com’s list of top boys high schools and Catholic high schools in California and the U.S., Bosco Tech boasts a college acceptance rate of 100 percent, with the majority of graduates pursuing STEM-related post-secondary majors and careers. Visit www.boscotech.edu.
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Don Bosco Technical Institute
1151 San Gabriel Boulevard
Rosemead, CA 91770-4251