CGEDA has positive first year
By By LYDIA GRIMES – Features writer
Forecasters are predicting an ominous 2006 hurricane season – saying it's the worst season they've ever seen and predicting back-to-back hurricanes. While it may seem too early in the year to be thinking about the upcoming hurricane season, David Jennings, director of Emergency Management Agency, says now is the perfect time to gear up.
In light of all this, Jennings recommends that people should get as ready as they can while they can.
Some of the recommendations he suggests are to start collecting non-perishable items now and get all things you think you will need that have a long shelf life. Get batteries and flashlights and make plans for the elderly.
Everyone has heard the old clich