EPO ZOOM Meetings & Webinars

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2021 EPO CALENDAR

2020 Calendar

Your Board has set up the following meetings and programs for 2021:

 

MONDAY, JANUARY 4 (9:30 AM) - ZOOM VIDEO MEETING: “Preventing Falls in your Future.”  Lisa Katzki, RN, PHN (CERT and Red Cross Trainer) and Jasmine Hajyan, LCSW (Rossmoor Counseling Center).   Public Safety Manager Dennis Bell will provide fall statistics for Rossmoor residents and Securitas’s “Stair Trac Wheelchair Assistance Program."  Lisa Katzki slide show (PDF).  Meeting information/agenda (PDF).  YouTube Video

​MONDAY, FEBRUARY 1 (9:30 AM) - ZOOM VIDEO MEETING: “Helping Ourselves and Our Neighbors Remain Emotionally Sound following a Disaster.” Cindy Mataraso, Psy.D. (Crestwood Wellness and Recovery Center, Pleasant Hill) and Briana Taylor (Northern California Red Cross).   Cindy Mataraso slide show (pdf).   Briana Taylor slide show (pdf).  Meeting information/agenda (pdf).  YouTube Video (full meeting).  Cindy Mataraso stand-alone video

FRIDAY, FEBRUARY 12 (9AM - 3PM) - EPO/RED CROSS BLOOD DRIVE : Contact Colene Trintrud, (925) 933-3016.  Email: trint@att.net.  Sign up online.  When asked for your zip code, type in rossmoorca.  EPO/Red Cross Blood Donors' Tip Sheet

 

MONDAY, MARCH 1 (9:30 AM) - ZOOM VIDEO MEETING: "Turning Off Utilities Safely — the PG&E Way and the Benefits of PG&E’s Medical Baseline Program.!"  With PG&E’s Les Putnam (PG&E Senior Public Safety Specialist) and Zeynep Gundogdu (Medical Baseline Program Manager).   YouTube Video

 

MONDAY, APRIL 12 (9:30 AM) - EPO ZOOM VIDEO MEETING: "When to Call 911 and When Not to Call 911?"  Speaker Tori Maxfield, Dispatch 911 Supervisor (Walnut Creek Creek Police Department). PowerPoint slide showPDF document of slide show.  YouTube Video

 

WEDNESDAY, APRIL 21 (9AM - 3PM) - EPO/RED CROSS BLOOD DRIVE (EVENT CENTER-TAHOE ROOM): Contact Colene Trintrud, (925) 933-3016.  Email: trint@att.net.  Sign up online.  When asked for your zip code, type in rossmoorca.  EPO/Red Cross Blood Donors' Tip Sheet

 

MONDAY, MAY 3 (9:30 AM) - EPO ZOOM VIDEO MEETING: FRS Radio Training (with Rossmoor Area CERT): "How Coordinators will Report Entry and Street Status following a Rossmoor Disaster.” 

PowerPoint slide showPDF version.  YouTube Video

THURSDAY, MAY 18 (10:30 AM) - ConFire ZOOM Webinar. Hosted by GRF. YouTube Video

 

THURSDAY, MAY 27 (10:00 AM) - SPECIAL EPO ZOOM VIDEO MEETING: “Are You a Rossmoor Prepper?  Is Your Household Ready for a Disaster?”  Speaker: Ron Halog (Emergency Preparedness Coordinator for the Independent Living Resources of Solano and Contra Costa Counties).  Slide Show - Ron's Resource Sheet.  - YouTube Video

 

MONDAY, JUNE 7 (9:30 AM): EPO ZOOM VIDEO MEETING" “Making a Plan for Emergencies.”  Speaker: Ron Halog (Emergency Preparedness Coordinator for the Independent Living Resources of Solano and Contra Costa Counties). Slide Show Ron's Resource Sheet.   YouTube Video - Brochure: "Are You Prepared for the Next Public Safety Power Shutoff?" (PSPS)

 

MONDAY, JULY 12 (9:30 AM): EPO ZOOM VIDEO MEETING:  Professor Jay Lund, Co-Director of the Center for Watershed Sciences at UC-Davis and Mike Grillo, Director of the Fire Academy & Chair of the Fire Technology Department,  Los Medanos College.  TOPIC: “Drought and Wildfire Risks in our Climate Regime in Northern California.” 

Slide Show (agenda) (PDF).   YouTube Video Jay Lund slides.   Mike Grillo slides

FRIDAY, JULY 30 (9AM - 3PM) - EPO/RED CROSS BLOOD DRIVE (EVENT CENTER-TAHOE ROOM): Contact Colene Trintrud, (925) 933-3016.  Email: trint@att.net.  Sign up online.  When asked for your zip code, type in rossmoorca.  EPO/Red Cross Blood Donors' Tip Sheet 

 

TUESDAY, AUGUST 3: "NATIONAL NIGHT OUT."  A time for neighbors to get together to build neighborhood spirit and unity.  This year’s theme is “emergency preparedness” and it is an opportunity for entries to get together and share information on emergency preparedness. Website.

 

MONDAY, AUGUST 16 (9:30 AM) EPO ZOOM VIDEO MEETING: Tim O’Keefe (GRF CEO) and our new Public Safety Manager, Tom Cashion.  Topic: “Golden Rain Foundation’s Emergency Operations Plan and its Impact on Resident Safety and Resilience.” Rebecca Pollon (Rossmoor Landscaping Manager) will also be available for wildfire Questions & Comments. YouTube Video -  Agenda & Panelists

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September is National Preparedness Month!  Website

 

WEDNESDAY, SEPT. 1, (10:00 am) ZOOM VIDEO WEBINAR: Golden Rain Foundation’s fourth in a series of Rossmoor Wildfire Safety community ZOOM webinars:  "Rossmoor Wildfire Safety Presentation with CalFire."  Video

 

MONDAY, SEPTEMBER 13 (9:30 AM): EPO ZOOM VIDEO MEETING - “Home Fires and Falls — Learn How to Reduce the Risks of Both."  Panelists:  Noell Crosse (ConFire’s Public Education Coordinator) will present their new Home Fire Safety Survey (how residents can get a free in-home assessment of their house fire risks);  Anna Cleese (Contra Costa County EMS’s Community Education Specialist) will present their senior falls prevention program; and Penny Reed (Rossmoor Counseling Center Supervisor) will present their annual Falls Prevention Day effort (September 23, 10 AM at the Event Center) and how residents can lower their “fall anxiety” levels by making changes in their home and behavior.  Noell's Slide Shows:  Home Fire Safety and Emergency Preparedness for Seniors - NEW.  Noell's Video showing how a closed bedroom door could save your life - NEW.   Anna Cleese's "Golden Age Life Improvement Program (GALIP)" - includes Vial Of Life download - NEW.  YouTube Video (Entire Meeting)

 

SATURDAY, SEPTEMBER 18: - Annual EPO Emergency Preparedness Fair: 10:00-Noon via ZOOM!

THURSDAY, SEPTEMBER 23,  (10 AM) - Rossmoor Counseling Center’s annual “Fall Prevention Day,” with Diablo Valley Foundation for the Aging.  Event CenterDr. Terry Hill’s slide show (pdf)

 

MONDAY, OCTOBER 4 (9:30 AM): EPO ZOOM VIDEO MEETING - Dale Cox (United States Geological Survey): "Great California ShakeOut and the HayWired Earthquake Scenario [Great California ShakeOut is Thursday, October 21, 10:21 AM]."  Chief David Cosgrave (San Mateo Division of CalFire) will share his expertise on “duck, cover and hold on.”  Full ZOOM meeting.Dale Cox's HayWired Scenario presentationChief Cosgrave's presentation on "7 Steps to Earthquake Safety." 

 

FRIDAY, OCTOBER 8 (9AM - 3PM) - EPO/RED CROSS BLOOD DRIVE (EVENT CENTER-TAHOE ROOM): Contact Colene Trintrud, (925) 933-3016.  Email: trint@att.net.  Sign up online.  When asked for your zip code, type in rossmoorca.  EPO/Red Cross Blood Donors' Tip Sheet

SATURDAY, OCTOBER 9 (5:00 PM) - Memorial Service for EPO's Marilyn Wilson.  Fireside Room.  Wear something with purple (Marilyn's favorite color.)  More info.

 

THURSDAY, OCTOBER 21 (10:21 AM) - The Great California ShakeOut - Please note: this year's Great California ShakeOut will be on 10/21/21, the 153rd anniversary of the 1868 Hayward Fault Earthquake.  ShakeOut Drill Guidance.

 

MONDAY, NOVEMBER 1 (9:30 AM): EPO ZOOM VIDEO MEETING: "Turning Off Utilities Safely — the PG&E Way"  With PG&E’s Les Putnam (PG&E Senior Public Safety Specialist).  YouTube VideoAgenda

 

MONDAY, DECEMBER 6: NO MEETING: Happy Holidays to our Rossmoor EPO Family!

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