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County governments partner to host Annual Four Corners Hurricane Expo on Saturday, June 25

RELEASE DATE: June 14, 2011

CLERMONT — The Fifth Annual Four Corners Hurricane Expo is scheduled for Saturday, June 25, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at Cagan Crossings Community Library, 16729 Cagan Oaks, Clermont. (Located on U.S. Highway 27, about one-half mile north of the U.S. Highway 192 intersection).

The free hurricane expo is a collaborative effort between the counties of Lake, Orange, Osceola and Polk. The expo consists of informational booths from local disaster agencies and a display of emergency response apparatus. Lake County Emergency Management will also be holding a drawing for free weather radios during the event.

Central Florida News 13’s Chief Meteorologist Jeff Day will be appearing at 11 a.m. to present an informational talk on the 2011 hurricane season and the importance of weather radios.

Some agencies participating in the event include American Red Cross, Lake County Emergency Management, Lake County Fire Rescue, Lake County Sheriff’s Office, Lake-Sumter EMS, Community Emergency Response Team (CERT) of Orange, CERT of Polk, Polk County Squadron’s Civil Air Patrol, Florida Department of Financial Services, Orange County Emergency Management, Osceola County Emergency Management, Polk County Emergency Management, Progress Energy, Rebuilding Together of Polk County, Inc., and The Salvation Army.

Sponsors of the expo are The Daily Commercial, Central Florida News 13, The Home Depot, Lowe’s and Wal-Mart.

For more information about the Four Corners Hurricane Expo, call the Lake County Emergency Management Division at (352) 343-9420.

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Lake County Emergency Management
(352) 343-9420

Lake County media contact:
Kelly Lafollette
Information Outreach Director
Office: 352-343-9603; Cell: 352-455-0445
klafollette@lakecountyfl.gov

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