presentation will also be given on how a community can prepare for
weather and the steps you can take to minimize your risks during severe
weather. This event is free and is open to the public and will feature
of speakers that will talk about
Exhibits will be set up providing information on severe weather safety, NOAA Weather Radio, and much more. There will also be a tornado generator on display that is very popular with kids. A Safe Room/Storm Shelter display will be provided by Enos Davis owner of TWISTER
Presenters for the Crawford County Severe Weather Symposium will include Doug Cramer, National Weather Service Meteorologist, Doug Heady, KOAM-TV Chief Meteorologist, representatives from FEMA and USDA Rural Development, Sandy Horton, Crawford County Sheriff and many other interesting speakers. Many other activities and speakers will be announced in the near future.
A remembrance ceremony will be held at which will include a special service.
This event is organized by the Franklin Community Council, Inc and Joey Ketcham. The Franklin Community Council, Inc. was formed in October, 2003 for the purpose of organizing the residents of the community to work together to rebuild and restore the feeling of “home” and sense of “community”. Joey Ketcham is a storm chaser and the owner of the Kansas Storm Chaser website, http://www.kschaser.com.
The symposium will be a very interesting and exciting event with something for everyone of all ages. Food and drinks will be available throughout the afternoon. Door prizes will be awarded throughout the day.
about this very special event visit the website http://www.may4thsymposium.org
, call the