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- March 24 to 28, 2014
Community Development Academy-Courses 1 and 2 Spring 2014
- March 24 to 27, 2014
- April 8, 2014
Advancing Renewables in the Midwest 2014
- April 10 to 12, 2014
National Block and Bridle Convention 2014
- April 14 to 16, 2014
2014 Midwest Symposium on Therapeutic Recreation and Adapted Physical Activity
- April 16 to 18, 2014
2014 Broader Impacts Infrastructure Summit
- May 13 to 15, 2014
65th Annual Traffic Conference and Seminars
- May 28 to 30, 2014
IPG Symposium on Plant Protein Phosphorylation
- June 2 to 6, 2014
2014 Agricultural Lenders School
- June 3 to 4, 2014
Emerging Issues in Agricultural Lending Symposium
- June 4 to 8, 2014
FRTI Summer Fire School 2014
- June 25 to 27, 2014
Cambio de Colores 2014
- July 13 to 24, 2014
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- Oct. 9 to 12, 2014
SABE 2014 National Self Advocacy Conference
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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.