Mt. Vernon Fire Chief/EMA Coordinator: Being Prepared Starts with a Conversation

Mt. Vernon Fire Chief/EMA Coordinator: Being Prepared Starts with a Conversation

MT. VERNON, IL — The Illinois Emergency Management Agency (IEMA), and local emergency managers, are encouraging Illinoisans to take the time to prepare for potential emergencies at homes, at work, and in the community.

Mt. Vernon Fire Chief and EMA Coordinator Kevin Sargent wants all families to get prepared as we close out September and National Preparedness Month. He says coming up with a plan starts by simply having a conversation.

This year’s theme from the state of Illinois is “Disasters Don’t Wait. Make Your Plan Today.” Find out where to begin by visiting ready.illinois.gov.

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Downtown Blues

Downtown Blues

The Granada Theatre presents Downtown Blues featuring The Ivas John Band. Devin Williams from Springfield, Illinois will open and local favorite Eastwood Frisch will return to the Granada stage!

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