Earthquake awareness exhibit opens at Westfield West Park

Sunday, February 5, 2006

Cape Girardeau officials will unveil an earthquake awareness exhibit today in the J.C. Penney court at the Westfield West Park.

The display will include videos, brochures and literature created by the Cape Community Emergency Response Team on earthquake awareness.

The exhibit presented by the Cape Girardeau Fire Department and the Cape Community Emergency Response Team will be on display from noon to 6 p.m.

The State Emergency Management Agency will also host an exhibit booth, a "shaking table," an interactive computer exhibit, and other hands-on activities. The Department of Natural Resources will hold an exhibit and there will also be a tabletop display from the Structural Assessment Visual Evaluation group. Officials will be on hand to answer questions.

For more information, call the Cape Girardeau Fire Department at 334-3211.

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