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March and April 2023 Events

April 2023.  Check out our Winlink page to find out more about our three-day exercise.The Winlink system gives our local partners the ability to communicate resource requests and important situational awareness information to county and state agencies, ensuring effective communication when it is most needed.   


March 2023.  NEMCo’s first ‘post COVID’ CERT course. The speed at which this class filled up is a testament to the desire of our community to get informed and involved. The class provides the base knowledge needed for community emergency response; covering the areas of fire safety, basic first aid, disaster medical operations, light search and rescue, and much more. Lessons are presented in an easy to understand, step-by-step process, with a follow up hands-on training building on these lessons over the following weekend. After this 24-hour course, participants are invited to join their local CERT and continue to further this skill set. 

Anyone interested in volunteering or attending any further trainings or exercises, please remember to keep an eye on our Home page.

Other 2023 Events - Stay Tuned!

NEMCo periodically publishes newsletters to showcase activities, events, tips and tricks, training, and to provide a spotlight on volunteers and their contributions.

        Spring 2023 Newsletter (PDF)

Spring/Summer 2020 Newsletter (PDF)
Winter 2020 Newsletter (PDF)
Fall 2019 Newsletter (PDF) 
Summer 2019 Newsletter (PDF)

Index to Newsletters (PDF)
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Program Flyers for 2020

RACES flyer

General NEMCo information

Program Flyers for 2023

RACES flyers - 1 and 2

What is NEMCo? - 1 and 2

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2022 Events

The Shake Drill of October 20, 2022   Thank you for joining NEMCo, and millions of people around the world, for this year's Great ShakeOut! Remember, surviving and recovering from a major earthquake is not a matter of luck. It's a matter of being prepared and practicing how you will protect yourself and what to do next.  Info sheet.


Please click on links to see additional information and the Lake Forest Park Proclamation dedicated to our amazing and much loved volunteer Rosie Schaffer.



August 11, 2022, 6-10 pm.  WEST SAMMAMISH RIVER BRIDGE OPENING CELEBRATION & FIREWORKS.  Enjoy the celebration with the Northshore community.  For further information:

August 2 and 3, 2022.  NEMCo participated in the Lake Forest Park and Kenmore National Night Out events.

On July 16, 2022, NEMCo participated in the Children's Safety Fair!  The Lake Forest Park police passed out life vests and bike helmets and organized an obstacle course for children to learn about stop signs, crosswalks, and other bike safety protocols. Police officers and representatives were eager to share other outdoor and water safety information.  King County Search and Rescue was also represented.

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Our NEMCo volunteers provided information about home preparedness and our CERT and RACES programs.

Chief Harden bravely participated in the dunk tank challenge -- a favorite for both kids and his officers!

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