BP Named Emergency Management Voluntary Organization of the Year

Yesterday, November 14, Scott James (founder of BP), Anne LeSage (City of Bainbridge Island Emergency Coordinator), and Jared Moravec (Bainbridge Island Fire Department Deputy Fire Chief) paid a visit to Savannah, Georgia. They were there at the 70th International Association of Emergency Managers (IAEM) Annual Conference to pick up an important recognition. The Awards & … More BP Named Emergency Management Voluntary Organization of the Year

Emergency Management Coordinator and BP Founder Present to Council

Tuesday, September 20, Anne LeSage, who is the City’s Emergency Management Coordinator, and Scott James, Founder of Bainbridge Prepares, addressed the City Council on two emergency prep issues: implications of the latest U.S. Geological Survey tsunami simulation and updates on Bainbridge Prepares. Tsunami Ready In light of the tsunami simulation (read more here), LeSage reviewed … More Emergency Management Coordinator and BP Founder Present to Council

Bainbridge Prepares–Parks Partnership Featured on BCB Podcast

The latest Bainbridge Community Broadcasting’s The Voices of Bainbridge Island podcast focused on the Bainbridge Island Metro Park and Recreation District’s (BIMPRD) partnership with Bainbridge Prepares (BP). Host Bob Ross interviewed Dawn Janow, Chairperson of the Park Board of Commissioners, and Scott James, BP’s founder. The BIMPRD–BP partnership ensures the availability of disaster hubs around … More Bainbridge Prepares–Parks Partnership Featured on BCB Podcast

Is Bainbridge the Most Resilient Community in the Nation?

According to Ethos Preparedness—emergency preparedness consultants and manufacturers of emergency equipment—Bainbridge is “a contender” for most resilient community in the United States. On their Linked In page, Ethos says the reason is that the “community has invested in resilience, embodied by its nonprofit organization ‘Bainbridge Prepares’ that partners with the City of Bainbridge Island and … More Is Bainbridge the Most Resilient Community in the Nation?

BP’s Scott James Stresses Key Role of Neighborhoods in Community Emergency Prep.

Is your neighborhood prepared for an emergency? Mid-fall, after wildfire season and before winter storms hit, is a good time to assess your neighborhood’s readiness, and a key part of preparing is learning how. As part of a three days of preparedness online event called BRACE, Building Readiness for Action in Crisis and Emergencies, Bainbridge … More BP’s Scott James Stresses Key Role of Neighborhoods in Community Emergency Prep.