GBM&K Meeting: October 12th
The September meeting was, once again, a full house. Thanks to all that came and participated.
This month of October is an important one. This will be the first of the nominations for the 2024 Executive Board. Each year, all the Board positions are open for nominations.. You elect five (5) Board Members. At the end of the election which takes place at the November Annual Meeting of the Corporation, (which all paid members belong to) They meet and chose which Officer position they will accept for the coming year. If you are going to nominate someone, be sure they will accept the nomination.
Zoom participation: It is time to renew our contract with the Zoom company.. Like everything else, the price has increased.. so it is time to hear from you on it’s usefulness now that the medical conditions have changed .
Join Meeting with Zoom (give a little time for host to connect)
One tap mobile number: https://zoom.us/u/atfy36sxq
October 4th – National Alert Test
The national test will consist of two portions, testing WEA and EAS capabilities. Both tests are scheduled to begin at approximately 2:20 p.m. ET on Wednesday, Oct. 4.
The WEA portion of the test will be directed to all consumer cell phones. This will be the third nationwide test, but the second test to all cellular devices. The test message will display in either English or in Spanish, depending on the language settings of the wireless handset.
The EAS portion of the test will be sent to radios and televisions. This will be the seventh nationwide EAS test.
The purpose of the Oct. 4 test is to ensure that the systems continue to be effective means of warning the public about emergencies, particularly those on the national level. In case the Oct. 4 test is postponed due to widespread severe weather or other significant events, the back-up testing date is Oct. 11.