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These locations, grouped by county, are appropriate for news media to attend to cover the ShakeOut (click on a venue for details):

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Race the Wave

Event location:Cannon Beach Necus Park (Start Line)

Date/Time:September 13, 2015, 9 am - 12 pm

Short Summary:5K/10K Run, Walk & Roll and Preparedness Fair


Preparing for the Actual ShakeOut - Are you ready for an earthquake?

Event location:Emergency Essentials
968 W. South Jordan Parkway, 968 W. South Jordan Parkway, South Jordan, UT 84095

Contact Person:Kevan Allbee, Emergency Essentials,, 1.800.999.1863

Date/Time:April 16, 2015, 10 am - 7 pm

Short Summary:Prepare yourself and your family for earthquakes and other disasters. We'll have huge giveaways, demonstrations on survival gear, and an EVAC camp set up, but that's only part of what we've got going on! Stop on by and be prepared!


#EQChat - a TweetChat with @RedCross, @ShakeOut, and @PrepareAthon


Contact Person:Jason Ballmann, Southern California Earthquake Center,

Date/Time:October 15, 2014, 12 - 1 pm

Short Summary:Join us with #EQ Chat for a TweetChat about earthquake safety and ask your own questions too! The American Red Cross, Farmer’s Insurance, PrepareAthon, and ShakeOut will be tweeting live at 3 PM Eastern on Wednesday, October 15th.


Countywide CERT Exercise

Event location:Mountain View Park
11701 Terra Vista Parkway, Rancho Cucamonga, CA 91730

Contact Person:Michael A. Ramirez, San Bernardino County Fire, Office of Emergency Services,, 909-356-3998

Date/Time:October 4, 2014, 788 - 1388 pm

Short Summary:The inaugural San Bernardino County CERT Functional Exercise will be conducted at Mountain View Park at 11701 Terra Vista Parkway, Rancho Cucamonga. The exercise is built upon the ShakeOut Scenario.


Liaohai Forum 2013

Event location:Lecture Hall, Liaoning China Culture College
7-1, Lingyuan St., Huangguo District , Shenyang, Liaoning

Contact Person:Dr. Edward Huang 黄铁屿, Liaoning China Culture College,, 6268882867

Date/Time:October 18, 2013, 9 - 11:30 am

Short Summary:The role of global citizen for environmental sustainability & resiliency includes engaging safety & environmental awareness events as a part of social responsibility.


ShakeOut California

Event location:Sunnylands Center & Gardens
37977 Bob Hope Drive, Rancho Mirage, CA 92270

Contact Person:Michaeleen Gallagher, The Annenberg Foundation Trust at Sunnylands,

Date/Time:October 17, 2013, 9 am - 2 pm


NOVA School ShakeOut

Event location:NOVA School
2020 22nd Ave SE, Olympia, WA 98501

Contact Person:Lori Capra Facility Manager, NOVA School,, 360-556-9251

Date/Time:September 29, 2013, 0 - 10:17 am

Short Summary:We will be participating in the National ShakeOut Drill. We will simulate and earthquake over the school intercom, students will drop, duck....


LA TF-1 Search and Rescue response to an earthquake event

Event location:Victor Schiro Municipal Training Academy
13400 Old Gentilly Road, New Orleans, La 70127

Contact Person:Ruel Douvillier, Louisiana Task Force One,, 985-228-0051

Date/Time:October 20, 2012, 8 - 0 am

Short Summary:0800 Check in and equipment issue
0900-1200 Exercise and vendor demonstrations
1200- Helicopter evacuation from high rise structure
1200-1230 Earthquake round table

©2015 SCEC Southern California Earthquake Center @ USC
Great ShakeOut Earthquake Drills Step 1: Secure it now! Step 2: Make a plan Step 3: Make disaster kits Step 4: Is your place safe? Step 5: Drop, Cover, and Hold On Step 6: Check it out! Step 7: Communicate and recover!