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- March 12 to 15, 2015
Maize Genetics Conference 2015
- March 23 to 27, 2015
Community Development Academy-Courses 1 and 2 Spring 2015
- April 6 to 7, 2015
Advancing Renewables in the Midwest 2015
- April 9, 2015
1st Annual Missouri Bridge Conference
- April 20 to 22, 2015
2015 Midwest Symposium on Therapeutic Recreation and Adapted Physical Activity
- April 21 to 22, 2015
Changing the Future of Childhood Obesity: Aligning and Amplifying Statewide Efforts
- May 12 to 14, 2015
66th Annual Traffic and Safety Conference
- May 27 to 29, 2015
2015 IPG Symposium
- June 1 to 5, 2015
2015 Agricultural Lenders School
- June 3 to 7, 2015
FRTI Summer Fire School 2015
- June 4 to 5, 2015
Emerging Issues in Agricultural Lending Symposium
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Monday, July 1, 2013
2013 Christian County Youth Fair
When: Monday, July 1, 2013, 8 a.m. to Saturday, July 6, 2013, 11 p.m.
Christian County Fair grounds (Finley River Park)
Taking Shelter from the Storm: Building a Safe Room for Your Home or Small Business
When: Monday, July 1, 2013, 6 p.m. to 8 p.m.
The program will be held in the Main Meeting Room of the Springfield-Greene County Botanical Center.
2400 S. Scenic Ave., Springfield MO map...
Greene County Extension will host “Taking Shelter from the Storm: Building a Safe Room in Your Home or Business,” at the Springfield-Greene County Botanical Center, 2400 S. Scenic, Springfield.
Jeff Barber, LEED AP architect and a housing and environmental design specialist with University of Missouri Extension, will lead the program.
Program information will focus on locating and constructing a safe room in a home or small business. A variety of approaches will be discussed during the program, focusing on several construction methods that are presented in the FEMA 320 document.
“The powerful destruction of recent spring storms in Joplin and Moore, Oklahoma are reminders of the dangers we face in tornado alley,” said Barber. “Knowing the risks and developing a solution that is appropriate for the homeowner or business is an important aspect of preparedness.”
Come learn about the variety of construction methods available for Homeowners and Small Businesses to build a Safe Room. Research based information and methods from Texas Tech University have been used to develop rooms with significant reliability.
Come see what might work for you! To register, call 881-8909, ext. 311.