The Newport Public Library is kicking off celebrations of its 100th year during September 2019. As part of our efforts to celebrate the centennial at the library, we will be hosting a yearlong history series focusing the “history of” different partner organizations in Lincoln County on the third Wednesday of each month from September 2019-September 2020 from 6:00-7:00 p.m. in the McEntee Meeting Room of the Newport Public Library, 35 NW Nye Street. This program will be an opportunity for different partner organizations to share their history with our community.
September is National Preparedness Month and we are focusing on emergency preparedness with the City of Newport’s Emergency Preparedness Coordinator, Regina Martinez on Wednesday, September 18th from 6:00-7:00 p.m. in the McEntee Meeting Room. Disaster can strike at any time. Whether it’s a house fire or an earthquake, a single disaster can change your physical, emotional, and financial health in a matter of seconds. During this program, learn about family preparedness, what goes in a go-bag, what goes in your car, how to prepare a family on a budget and how to stay informed with what is happening in Newport.
Regina Martinez has worked in emergency management for over ten years. She has been in Newport for two years as the Emergency Preparedness Coordinator for the City of Newport. She recently graduated with her Associates Degree in Emergency Management and graduated in July 2019 from FEMA’s Emergency Manager Academy in Emmitsburg, Maryland.