Welcome COBI’s new Emergency Management Coordinator Anne Lesage!

We’re pleased to welcome Anne Lesage to Bainbridge Island! Per COBI’s announcement: Anne LeSage was hired as the Emergency Management Coordinator for the City of Bainbridge Island in November 2018. The Emergency Management Coordinator develops and leads the City’s emergency management program in all phases, including mitigation, preparedness, response and recovery. The City is working … More Welcome COBI’s new Emergency Management Coordinator Anne Lesage!

3 Days of Preparedness – dates and film tickets

The schedule for the 4th annual 3 Days of Preparedness has been announced! We begin on Wednesday, September 26, with two showings of The Geologic Formation of Bainbridge Island, produced by Cameron Snow.  Over three distinct parts, the film begins by showcasing the geologic history of Bainbridge Island and the Puget Sound region; next, it addresses the … More 3 Days of Preparedness – dates and film tickets


Hello, Bainbridge Prepares reader! If you weren’t aware, our June 2018 newsletter was sent earlier this week, full of event recommendations, preparedness tips, and island news. Interested? You can access it here. If you missed newsletters from previous months, you can access them all here. While you’re at it, feel free to subscribe to future emails! … More Newsletters

Reminder: Community Preparedness class tonight, 7-8 PM!

Taught by our partners Empact Northwest. For more info, see our event link, or visit Empact Northwest’s site. As always, look at our Events calendar for a full roster of upcoming educational events.

Upcoming Verbal De-escalation training

In addition to the Psychological First Aid training sessions, the Bainbridge Prepares Psychological First Aid crew is teaming up with the BI Police Department to teach attendees how to de-escalate tense scenarios in times of stress, disaster, and crisis. The session will be held on May 30th from 6-8:30 PM at COBI City Hall. For … More Upcoming Verbal De-escalation training