Emergency Preparedness classes start this week

Emergency Preparedness Academy

If disaster strikes: Are you prepared? Get Prepared with these three classes offered FREE to older adults in Sunnyside! Disaster can strike at anytime. Being prepare gives you and your love ones a safety net in case of a major disaster.

Community Youth Centers SF CYC in conjunction with the Department of Building Inspection’s Seismic Safety Out-reach Program (SSOP) want to make sure you are prepared.

THESE THREE FREE COURSES will help you: Prepare/Response, Mitigation and Fire Safety, and Basic First Aid and Citizen CPR. Attend two of the three classes and receive a FREE Starter Disaster KIT.

FREE EMERGENCY PREPAREDNESS TRAINING:

  • DAYS: Wednesdays, Oct. 9, Oct. 16 and Oct. 23
  • TIME: 10:30 to 11:30 AM
  • PLACE: St. Finn Barr Catholic School, 419 Hearst Street (Ask for Olivia)

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Free program on Sept 18: Learn about Vial of Life

vial-of-life_2019_09Sunnyside Community Connectors is holding an informational session of the Vial of Life program. Learn about how individuals can have their complete medical information ready in their home for responder personnel to use during an emergency.

This easy-to-use Vial provided crucial medical information when a patient is not able to speak or remember this information. The Vial program is easy to implement and you can do it this to protect yourself in the event of an emergency. More here: http://www.vialoflife.com/how_to_use_the_vial_of_life/

  • Date: Wednesday September 18th
  • Time: 10:30 AM
  • Place: St Finn Barr Hall, 415 Edna Street (Hearst)
  • Questions? Patti Spaniak patti@sfcommunityliving.org

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Free Emergency Preparedness Course for Sunnyside this Fall

From Sunnyside Community Connectors:

If Disasters Strikes: Are you Prepared?

Disaster can strike at anytime. Being prepared gives you and your loved ones a safety net in case of a major disaster. Community Youth Center, SF (CYC) in conjunction on with the Department of Building Inspection’s Seismic Safety Outreach Program (SSOP) want to make sure you are prepared.

We offer 5 preparedness courses:
1. Personal Preparedness
2. Response and Recovery
3. Home Mitigation
4. Fire Safety
5. Basic First Aid and Citizen CPR

Complete all 5 preparedness courses and receive a FREE Disaster Kit!!!

Workshop Schedule: WEDNESDAYS from: 10:30 am — 11:30 am

  1. October 9 — Preparedness and Response & Recovery
  2. October 16 — Mitigation and Fire Safety
  3. October 23 — Basic First Aid and Citizen CPR (Graduation)

Register Today! EMAIL: Olivia oliviafp2014@gmail.com
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Sunnyside Walking Group now meeting — all welcome

Join the new group of Sunnysiders now walking twice weekly and meet new friends. Meets on Tuesday and Friday mornings at 9:30 AM at 415 Edna Street (Hearst). The group was formed with the help of the Sunnyside Community Connector at the Always Active senior exercise program (meets Mon and Wed). More here.

Sunnyside walking group 2019. Photo: Olivia Franco
Sunnyside walking group 2019. Photo: Olivia Franco

Free workshops from SF Assessor at branch libraries

From the Office of San Francisco Assessor-Recorder Carmen Chu:

The Office of Assessor Carmen Chu and the SF Public Library will be presenting workshops around San Francisco in 2019.  The topic is Property Tax Savings for Families and Seniors.  We will cover how your property taxes are calculated and share tax savings that folks may be eligible for as homeowners in California.

2019 Library Workshop Series

Eureka Valley Branch Library
1 Jose Sarria Court, San Francisco, CA 94114
Tuesday, August 27, 2019
RSVP here

Merced Branch Library
155 Winston Drive, SF CA 94132
Wednesday, September 25, 2019
6:30 – 7:30 pm
RSVP here

Portola Branch Library
380 Bacon Street, San Francisco, CA 94134
Saturday, October 12, 2019
1:00 – 2:00 pm
RSVP here 
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SF Assessor’s Office representative at Sunnyside Community Connectors this Wednesday

After the usual senior exercise class at Always Active on Wednesday July 24, representative Nicole J Agbayani from the SF Office of the Assessor-Recorder will speak and answer your questions at 10:30 AM about property tax savings for seniors and estate planning for families through the Sunnyside Community Connectors program.

Free and all are welcome. St Finn Barr Hall, 415 Edna Street (Hearst Ave).

Always Active events in July and August

The new free senior exercise program in Sunnyside, Always Active, got off to a roaring start in May and now sees 20-30 attendees every Monday and Wednesday morning (9:30-10:30 AM) at St Finn Barr hall (415 Edna Street). New participants always welcome.

Here are upcoming events scheduled for the after class period (10:30-11:30 AM):

Mondays, from June through August:

  • Memoir Writing

Wednesdays:

  • July 10: ReServ, “First Impressions”
  • July 17: Healthy Eating with Olivia — Ceviche
  • August 14: Pharmacy/UCSF
  • August 21: Holistic Fall Prevention with Estelle.

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