Preparing For Disaster Workshop

Two Informative Seminars Held

Lake Arrowhead, CA – Rebuilding Mountain Hearts & Lives presented
two identical workshops yesterday September 13) for local residents on
how to be prepared for a disaster including proper insurance coverage.
Participants at the free sessions will learn the ins and outs of
the insurance business from insurance expert Amy Bach from United
Policyholders. San Bernardino County Assistant Fire Chief Peter Brierty
will also update attendees about the proposed county fire ordinances.
The first two-hour workshop will begin at 9 a.m. at the Latter Day
Saints LDS) Church on Highway 173 at Golden Rule Road in Lake
Arrowhead. The second will start at 1 p.m. at Calvary Chapel in Running
Springs at 31575 Hilltop Boulevard.
The two seminars will also provide data about evacuation
preparedness from Rim Family Services’ Wildfire Outreach Program and
other key speakers.
Bach, who is Executive Director of United Policyholders based in
San Francisco, has been a policyholder advocate since 1984 and an
attorney since 1989. She has received awards from the Independent
Insurance Agents and Brokers of California and the Consumer Attorneys of
California. She lectures and teaches seminars and has authored and
contributed numerous consumer-oriented publications on insurance
In his position as San Bernardino County Fire Marshal, Brierty
participated in the development of the Mountain Area Safety Taskforce
MAST) that is the structure for managing the local tree mortality
emergency. He also worked with a team of fire experts to design what is
now the County Fire Safety Overlay, which has the strictest building
standards for residential construction in high fire hazard zones.
For additional information call Rebuilding Mountain Hearts &
Lives at 909) 337-9922.