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Coffee with the Mayor

 

Please join me for Coffee with the Mayor on March 10, 2015 at 7:30 am.

We will meet at the St. Clare Hospital Resource Center, 4908 112th Street SW.

Our guest speaker will be Mary Dodsworth, Parks, Recreation and Community Services Director who will discuss "Fort Steilacoom Park- What's Next?"

If you have any questions, please contact Briana Schumacher at (253) 983-7705 or .  I hope to see you there!


 

 
 
 

Coffee with the Mayor Feb. 10, 2015

Coffee with the Mayor

Please join me for Coffee with the Mayor on February 10, 2015 at 7:30 am.

We will meet at the St. Clare Hospital Resource Center, 4908 112th Street SW.

Our guest speaker will be Becky Newton, Economic Development Manager who give a City of Lakewood Economic Development Update.

If you have any questions, please contact Briana Schumacher at (253) 983-7705 or .  I hope to see you there!

Mayor Don Anderson
 

 

City to Participate in 'ShakeOut' Earthquake Drill

On Thursday, Oct. 16, several City of Lakewood employees will join almost 26 million people across the U.S. for the annual ShakeOut earthquake drill.

It's an opportunity for people in homes, schools, and organizations to practice what to do during earthquakes, and to improve preparedness in case of a major earthquake, to which the Pacific Northwest is no stranger. In Washington, more than one million people are expected to participate.

As a reminder, here is what authorities recommend that people do during an earthquake:

  • If you are unable to Drop, Cover, and Hold On: If you have difficulty getting safely to the floor on your own, get as low as possible, protect our head and neck, and move away from windows or other items that can fall on you.
  • In a wheelchair: Lock your wheels and remain seated until the shaking stops. Always protect your head and neck with your arms, a pillow, a book, or whatever is available.
  • In bed: If you are in bed, hold on and stay there, protecting your head with a pillow. You are less likely to be injured staying where you are. Broken glass on the floor has caused injury to those who have rolled to the floor or tried to get to doorways.
  • In a high-rise: Drop, Cover, and Hold On. Avoid windows and other hazards. Do not use elevators. Do not be surprised if sprinkler systems or fire alarms activate.
  • In a store: When Shaking starts, Drop Cover and Hold On. A shopping cart or getting inside clothing racks can provide some protection. If you must move to get away from heavy items on high shelves, drop to the ground first and crawl only the shortest distance necessary. Whenever you enter any retail store, take a moment to look around: What is above and around you that could move or fall during an earthquake? Then use your best judgment to stay safe.
  • Outdoors: Move to a clear area if you can safely do so; avoid power lines, trees, signs, buildings, vehicles, and other hazards.
  • Driving: Pull over to the side of the road, stop, and set the parking brake. Avoid overpasses, bridges, power lines, signs and other hazards. Stay inside the vehicle until the shaking is over. If a power line falls on the car, stay inside until a trained person removes the wire.
  • In a stadium or theater: Stay at your seat or drop to the floor between rows and protect your head and neck with your arms. Don’t try to leave until the shaking is over. Then walk out slowly watching for anything that could fall in the aftershocks.
  • Near the shore: Drop, Cover, and Hold On until the shaking stops. If severe shaking lasts twenty seconds or more, immediately evacuate to high ground as a Tsunami might have been generated by the earthquake. Move inland two miles or to land that is at least 100 feet above sea level immediately. Don’t wait for officials to issue a warning. Walk quickly, rather than drive, to avoid traffic, debris and other hazards.

Coffee with the Mayor- Tuesday, December 9, 2014

 

Coffee with the Mayor

Please join me for Coffee with the Mayor on December 9, 2014 at 7:30 am.

We will meet at the St. Clare Hospital Resource Center, 4908 112th Street SW.

Our guest speaker will be City Manager John Caulfield who will present the City of Lakewood's 2015-2017 Biennial Legislative Agenda.

If you have any questions, please contact Briana Schumacher at (253) 983-7705 or .  I hope to see you there!

Mayor Don Anderson
 

 

Coffee with the Mayor on Tuesday, October 14, 2014

Please join me for Coffee with the Mayor on Tuesday, October 14, 2014  at 7:30 a.m.

We will meet at St. Clare Hospital, 4908 112th Street SW in the Resource Center.

Our guest speaker will be Lt. Dave Guttu, who will provide a Community Safety Resource Team update.

If you have any questions, please contact Briana Schumacher at (253) 983-7705.  I hope to see you there!

Mayor Don Anderson