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  • Have you ever driven by City Hall on an early spring Saturday morning and observed a mile-long line of vehicles with junk poking out of all the windows? Twice a year, The City of Allen hosts it’s Great American […]

  • The address for Spring Creek is 1993 N Central Expy, McKinney, TX 75070

    Come early to get something to eat and socialize. The club meets in the private room next to the dining area. See you there!

  • Here is the link to the April Newsletter;

  • Our very own William Ingram will be presenting an overview and demonstration of Slow Scan TV (SSTV) for amateur radio operators on April 10th during the McKinney Amateur Radio Club (MARC) regular meeting on April […]

  • After moving to Texas less than a year ago, Brendan wasted no time in getting involved with his community in 2017, volunteering his time at the Allen Animal Shelter with his wife, Pam, and committing to an 8-week […]

  • Circle April 21st on your calendar!
    Dallas CERT is opening their Spring Training Express to all CERTs in the region and you don’t want to miss this lineup. This will be an all-day event with a morning session, […]

  • Hazards from severe weather can be produced by thunderstorms, strong winds, tornadoes, hail, flooding, flash flooding, and even happen in the winter with freezing rain, sleet, and snow, just to name a few […]

  • USNG is the preferred method of mapping landmarks during operations for Allen CERT. Every CERT member should be comfortable receiving and communicating USNG coordinates. Not sure what it is? No problem, we’ve got […]

  • Last Thursday, more than 20 of us gathered in the roomy bay at Station 5 and shared ideas and examples of practical gear for CERT Responders. We examined it all, from apparel to bag styles to tools and medical […]

  • First Defense Solutions is hosting a combination Active Shooter and Stop the Bleed training here in Allen this month.

    The event is free to attend and will be held on March 31st, 08:45 – 12:00 at the Yeager […]

  • Mark Your Calendars
    Our next semi-annual simulated CERT dispatch is scheduled for  Saturday, March 24th at 09:00.
    Scenario
    On Friday, May 20, regional and statewide nets were activated in response to a severe t […]

  • From Allen CERT Member, Ty Westfall

    On February 19th , at 8:25 pm. my wife and I drove up on an accident that had just occurred.  Our immediate attention was drawn to the car that was facing us on the […]

  • If you have been to one of our functions in the past couple years or listened in on a routine CERT net, you know Chris Smith. Chris graduated Basic Training in 2015 and quickly became a familiar face to many of […]

  • The Backpack and Gear Show-and-Tell has been rescheduled for March 8th, 7:00 PM at Station 5. The calendar has been updated.

  • AFD is working a structure fire that is expected to last into the evening. We will be working with Station 5-A to reschedule in the very near future.

  • In case you missed it, the Collin County Skywarn Training – which was cancelled on account of the Federal Government shutdown – is not being rescheduled. However, the same training is being offered in Garland this […]

  • When: April 28, 2018
    Time: 8:00am – 4:00pm
    Location: Hella Shrine Center, 2121 Rowlett Rd., Garland, TX 75043

    The Garland Hella Hams and the ARRL North Texas Section would like to invite all current and […]

  • The fourth-annual “Backpack Class” is back for 2018!

    Whether you have some new gear to show off or you just want to get ideas on what to put in your pack, this is the event for you.

    Join us at Station 5 […]

  • Help needed!
    It’s our turn to clean up Century Parkway. Our first 2017 Adopt-a-Highway is scheduled for Saturday, February 24 at 9:00 am. If we have at least 10 volunteers, not only should this should take no l […]

  • The Allen Public Safety Recovery Fund is hosting their 4th-annual Golfing For Safe-Tee event on February 20th.

    The APSRF is a local nonprofit organization that assists the families of first responders […]

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