Site-Wide Activity

  • On Monday, August 20, special guest Tim Marshall (pictured above) will share industry standards for assessing and reporting damage in a disaster response. In addition, he will share what he has learned from y […]

  • As part of our contract with the city, we will be beautifying Century Parkway this Saturday, August 4th. The cleanup will start at 9:00 am to take advantage of cooler morning temperatures.

    We will meet in the […]

  • A Yagi antenna is a type of “Beam” antenna.  Beam antennas are designed to be directional.  Off to the sides and the back of them, the reception and transmission are poor.  But from the front of them the signal […]

  • Having joined the team just one year ago, Ken Langley has already become a familiar face at meetings and events. Bringing decades of practical experience, he has contributed valuable feedback on our Basic Training […]

  • From the City of Allen:
    City of Allen Names New Fire Chief

    Jonathan Boyd, City of Allen Assistant Fire Chief of Operations, will assume the position of the city’s next fire chief on August 4. Boyd has s […]

  • Disasters Happen – Prepare Now

    September is National Preparedness Month and, as usual, we celebrate by hosting the annual Allen Preparedness Expo. Several community-based and professional organizations such […]

  • Kenneth changed their profile picture 1 month, 1 week ago

  • Next time you see Charrie Mascio, it would be well worth your time to strike up conversation. As someone with an incredible amount of certifications, expertise, experience, and determination, when Charrie sets her […]

  • Once in a while – and we never know when – we find ourselves in circumstances that compel our intervention. While these scenarios do not always leverage the functional capabilities we have all trained for, they […]

  • This year our disaster simulation will be held October 27th. We are on track for this to be as big as last year!! Great news for our program!

    If you are interested in helping out this year, please reply to the […]

  • FEMA has just released two revised online NIMS courses a couple days ago:

     IS-100.c, An Introduction to the Incident Command System, ICS 100This course introduces the Incident Command System (ICS) and […]

  • In case you missed it, our Disaster Animal Response class was split into two parts.

    In Part I, we discussed the elements that animals add to disaster response planning and operations, as well as pet owner […]

  • It is time!
    DFW’s greatest Independence Day celebration in North Texas is back and Allen CERT will be there to spread the disaster preparedness gospel and recruit new members. If you’re looking for something fun […]

  • You spoke, we listened!
    Our team of instructors has been meeting weekly for the past couple months to re-evaluate our Basic Training curriculum to ensure we continue to provide the best-in-class experience that […]

  • Since joining the program in 2016, Randy has become a familiar face; Contributing over 80 volunteers hours in 2017 across 21 events and earning his General Class radio operator license last February. You’ll often […]

  • June 14, 6:30 PM
    You asked for it! Since cancelling the class last July, we have been pursuing another opportunity to delivery this training due to popular demand. Well, the wait is over!

    The Allen Animal […]

  • If you haven’t met her, you’ve likely heard her (or her husband’s) voice on a Collin County ARES net, running the Net Control Station during a severe weather event. Noreen and her husband, Greg Evans, have been […]

  • Joy Litteral‘s profile was updated 3 months, 3 weeks ago

  • It’s back and better than ever
    The biggest hamfest in Texas is celebrating its 40th anniversary and will be bringing some very positive changes from last year including:

    Moving back to the Plano Event […]

  • May 19 – May 20, 2018
    The Plano Amateur Radio Club will be presenting a Technician level amateur radio class on May 19th and 20th, 2018. The class will be held at the Allen Central Fire Station training center, […]

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