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!

From WFRs to BIEMRs: Through a Concert, Demo, Expo, and Nighttime Training

Fall has been a busy season for the Bainbridge Island Emergency Medical Responders. Not only did we provide first aid for a music festival at Waterfront Park (Nomadikfest), but we also participated in The Three Days of Preparedness Expo and Demo. We’re looking ahead next week to our first nighttime training event, which will be held at Manzanita Park. And through … More From WFRs to BIEMRs: Through a Concert, Demo, Expo, and Nighttime Training

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

Newsletters

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

WFR’s “rescue” dozens at trauma exercise at Island Church

This past April 21, volunteers of all stripes descended upon Bainbridge’s Island Church for a simulated catastrophe. The “catastrophe” was a large-scale earthquake. The Church is one of the Island’s emergency hubs, places scattered around the Island where people will seek medical care, psychological support, animal care, and shelter during such a mass casualty incident. … More WFR’s “rescue” dozens at trauma exercise at Island Church