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Hurricane preparedness expo to be held Saturday at Summerville Lowe's

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SUMMERVILLE, SC (WCSC) - A Hurricane Preparedness Expo will be held at Lowe's on 9600 Dorchester Road in Summerville on Saturday.

The family-friendly event takes place from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. in the front parking lot. It is open to all area residents, and is free of charge.

The expo, hosted by the Dorchester County Emergency Management Department, will promote hurricane awareness, safety, and all-hazards preparedness.

Attendees will have the opportunity to tour emergency equipment and meet local and state public safety officials, and other local emergency support agencies.

Vendors in attendance will include representatives from Teen CERT Explorer Post-911, First Robotics Team 3589, Medical Reserve Corps, American Red Cross, the United States Coast Guard Auxiliary, South Carolina Emergency Management Division, Trident United Way, The Salvation Army, and other emergency services including local and area fire departments.

For more information about developing family disaster plans and supply kits, visit the Dorchester County website: www.dorchestercounty.net/emergencymanagement

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