Calendar

EastTex Regional CERT holds multiple exercises and training classes annually for its membership.

Unless invited these events are for EastTex Regional CERT members and Affiliates of Rowlett Citizen Corps Council Only.

Use the link for each event to sign up.  You must have a signupgenius.com membership to sign up

Sign up here www.signupgenius.com.

Notes:

  1. Dates, times, and locations are subject to change
  2. Asterisk (*) indicates minimum attendance required
  3. Email notification, updates and reminders will be sent to all members
Feb
20
Wed
Northeast Texas Child Abduction Response Team @ Heath Police Department
Feb 20 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm

Informational night for community parents to learn statistics and signs of human trafficking. Suggestions of ways to protect children from harm on social media avenues.

Feb
23
Sat
Search Exercise @ Rockwall Gun Club
Feb 23 @ 8:00 am – 11:00 am

This will be an outdoors search exercise.  Attendees will get practice at search, rescue, triage and transport.

Feb
28
Thu
Storm Spotter Training @ F. Warren Civic Center, Greenville
Feb 28 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm

This is the basic Skywarn storm spotter class.

Mar
9
Sat
Landing Zone Operations @ Majors Field/Airport
Mar 9 @ 8:00 am – 9:00 am

EastTex CERT has been called on to manage the helicopter LZ at area events.  This class will help teach you the proper way to set up an LZ, and also help transport victims to/from the helicopter.

Storm Spotter Training, Rockwall @ Rockwall County Library
Mar 9 @ 11:00 am – 1:00 pm

This is the basic Skywarn storm spotter class.

Mar
14
Thu
Monthly Training – Interior Search @ Rockwall Sheriff's Office
Mar 14 @ 6:30 pm – 8:00 pm

Training on the proper ways to do an interior search

Apr
6
Sat
Wilderness First Aid @ Terrell Police Department
Apr 6 @ 8:30 am – 4:00 pm

We will be providing barricade watch along the parade route.

Apr
18
Thu
Monthly Training – Comms and Radio Use @ Rockwall County Sheriff's Office
Apr 18 @ 6:30 pm – 8:00 pm

Get more instruction on comms and how to properly use radios. Instructor – Robert Hite

Apr
27
Sat
Heritage Jubilee Terrell 4/27 and 4/28 @ Terrell Chamber of Commerce
Apr 27 @ 9:00 am – 3:00 pm

ETRC Tent and Medical

EastTex CERT members have been asked to provide emergency communications support, medical tent, walk-around security, and some other roles is there are enough ETRC volunteers.

We will be meeting at the Terrell Chamber of Commerce.

We need volunteers for both days for the following schedules:

Saturday: 8:30am to 3:00pm and 3:00pm to 9:00pm
Sunday:  3pm – 8pm

May
4
Sat
Billie Stevenson Elementary Bike Rodeo @ Billie Stevenson Elementary
May 4 @ 9:00 am – 12:00 pm

Small, light event with a table, recruiting/light first aid.  Fate DPS is on scene.  Need 2 or 3 people.

May
9
Thu
Stop the Bleed – Hunt County @ Location TBD
May 9 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm

This class is for anyone interested in learning on how to treat wounds.

Description:

A person who is bleeding can die from blood loss in as little as 5 minutes.

Bystanders can take simple steps to keep the injured person alive until appropriate medical care is available. Therefore, bystander intervention can be crucial to saving a life.

“Stop the Bleed” is a nationwide campaign to empower individuals to act quickly and save lives. Our two-hour program is led by trained professionals that teach the skills so that people can help save lives.

The class will address how to stop the bleed from all types of trauma.

May
15
Wed
Monthly Training – TBD @ Rockwall County Sheriff's Office
May 15 @ 6:30 pm – 8:00 pm
Jun
13
Thu
General Meeting/Rapid Reponse Training @ Rockwall Sheriff's Office
Jun 13 @ 6:30 pm – 8:00 pm

ETRC will be having it’s mid year meeting, and also including a training on rapid response in deployment.  We’ll be talking each of the critical roles that need to be filled so our team is up and running at full speed as the rest of the members arrive.

Jun
15
Sat
G317 Basic CERT Class June 15th and 22nd @ Hunt County TBD
Jun 15 @ 8:00 am – 4:30 pm

Location – Rockwall County Sheriff’s Office.  This is the initial 2 day training for all new CERT members.  You must sign up for BOTH days.

Jun
22
Sat
G317 Basic CERT Class June 15th and 22nd @ Hunt County TBD
Jun 22 @ 8:00 am – 4:30 pm

Location – Rockwall County Sheriff’s Office.  This is the initial 2 day training for all new CERT members.  You must sign up for BOTH days.

Jun
28
Fri
Royse City Fireworks @ Royse City High School
Jun 28 @ 5:00 pm – 9:00 pm

We’ll be setting up our booth, and providing roaming patrols around the stadium.  Light duty.

Jul
11
Thu
Stop the Bleed – Kaufman County @ Location TBD
Jul 11 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm

This class is for anyone interested in learning on how to treat wounds.

Description:

A person who is bleeding can die from blood loss in as little as 5 minutes.

Bystanders can take simple steps to keep the injured person alive until appropriate medical care is available. Therefore, bystander intervention can be crucial to saving a life.

“Stop the Bleed” is a nationwide campaign to empower individuals to act quickly and save lives. Our two-hour program is led by trained professionals that teach the skills so that people can help save lives.

The class will address how to stop the bleed from all types of trauma.

Jul
18
Thu
Monthly Training – Interior Search, Hunt County @ Location TBD
Jul 18 @ 6:30 pm – 8:00 pm

Training on the proper ways to do an interior search

Aug
10
Sat
Wide Area Search @ Rockwall County Sheriff's Office
Aug 10 @ 8:00 am – 12:00 pm

This is an abbreviated version of the full Wide Area Search class.

Aug
17
Sat
POD (Points of Distribution) Training @ Rockwall County Sheriff's Office
Aug 17 @ 8:00 am – 12:00 pm

Training on how to set up and help operate a POD in the case of a medical emergency.

Aug
21
Wed
Monthly Training – TBD @ Rockwall County Sheriff's Office
Aug 21 @ 6:30 pm – 8:00 pm
Sep
13
Fri
Rockwall Rubber Duck Regatta @ Rockwall Harbor
Sep 13 @ 4:00 pm – 5:30 pm

Helping support Melanie with Rockwall OEM at their booth.

Sep
14
Sat
Rockwall Rubber Duck Regatta @ Rockwall Harbor
Sep 14 @ 8:00 am – 5:00 pm

Helping support Melanie with Rockwall OEM at their booth.

Rally Around Greenville @ Downtown Greenville
Sep 14 @ 1:00 pm – 10:00 pm

CERT will have a booth and be providing roaming medical patrols.

Sep
18
Wed
Monthly Training – TBD @ Rockwall County Sheriff's Office
Sep 18 @ 6:30 pm – 8:00 pm