City of Jacksonville to Hold First-Ever JaxReady Fest
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~ Jacksonville, FL - JaxReady Fest is set to take place on May 10th and 11th at the Prime Osborn Convention Center. The event, which will be open from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. on Friday and 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. on Saturday, aims to educate and empower the community in emergency preparedness.

Organized by the Emergency Preparedness Division, JaxReady Fest will feature over sixty partner agencies and experts who will provide insights into their vital roles within the community. Attendees will have the opportunity to participate in hands-on demonstrations, learn essential skills, and explore interactive exhibits showcasing emergency communication technologies and disaster response equipment.

In addition, informative workshops covering topics such as severe weather safety, Narcan administration, and home emergency planning will be available for attendees to attend. The event also promises fun activities for all ages including scavenger hunts, preparedness games, and giveaways.

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"We are excited to launch JaxReady Fest as a platform to educate and empower our community to be prepared for any emergency," said Andre Ayoub, Chief of the Emergency Preparedness Division. "By providing access to valuable resources, expert guidance, and hands-on training, we aim to equip the community with the tools they need to stay safe in the face of any disaster."

JaxReady Fest has been made possible through the generous support of sponsor JEA with encouragement from Mayor Donna Deegan and her staff. Together, they are committed to building a more prepared and resilient community.

Don't miss this unique opportunity to become JaxReady! Mark your calendars for JaxReady Fest and join us for a day of learning, fun, and preparedness. For more information and updates about the event, visit or follow @JaxReady on social media.

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