Fairfield Harbour Neighborhood Watch and CERT Committee Provide “Be Ready, Be Safe” Literature Rack

Two Local Boating and Golf Community Committees Join Efforts to Supply Community with Disaster Preparation Pamphlets

New Bern, NC, September 20, 2013 --(PR.com)-- Fairfield Harbour, a residential boating and golf community located 15 minutes from historic New Bern, has announced that its Neighborhood Watch and Community Response Team (CERT) committees have partnered to provide the community with disaster preparation pamphlets and booklets on the “Be Ready, Be Safe” literature rack in the Community Center, located at 904 Coral Reef Drive.

Residents can visit the “Be Ready, Be Safe” rack to pick up copies of hurricane guides, CERT Special Needs Household Surveys, File of Life forms for emergency contact information and laminated cards with the Craven County emergency phone numbers listed. For more information, call Marcia Richmond, director of the Fairfield Harbour CERT committee, at (252) 633-5570.

“We are happy to have disaster preparation material readily available for Fairfield Harbour residents,” said Mystre’ Van Horn, on-site community manager for Fairfield Harbour. “People must be prepared for dangerous situations, so we are pleased that Neighborhood Watch and CERT have teamed up to offer the community these useful resources.”

“The Fairfield Harbour board of directors greatly appreciates the safety initiatives that the Neighborhood Watch and CERT are making on behalf of our community,” said Larry Knapp, President of the Fairfield Harbour board of directors. “The ‘Be Ready, Be Safe’ rack is a wonderful way to share important and useful information in times of crisis.”

“I want to thank Marcia and the Fairfield Harbour CERT and Neighborhood Watch for their commitment to our community,” said Stanley Kite, director of the Craven County Emergency Services. “Safety is our main concern, and we are thankful that Fairfield Harbour is educating its residents on necessary community safety procedures and preparations.”

About Fairfield Harbour:
Established in 1975, Fairfield Harbour is a boating and golf community located 15 minutes from historic New Bern, North Carolina. Residents living in this recreational, resort and retirement community have access to numerous social networks as well as a 75-acre manmade harbor along the Neuse River that lies only 18 miles from the Intracoastal Waterway. Fairfield Harbour is located on more than 2,000 acres and includes more than 1,300 privately-owned single family homes, 144 condominiums and 24 townhouses. Dedicated to giving back to the community, Fairfield Harbour and its residents actively support more than 75 nonprofit groups in the region, including the Wounded Warrior Project, Tryon Palace, Neuse Riverkeeper Foundation and Coastal Women’s Shelter. Community Association Services (CAS, Inc.), which is led by John Stone, president, serves as the professional management company for Fairfield Harbour. Fairfield Harbour was most recently named “Community of the Year” by the Community Association Institute of North Carolina. For more information about Fairfield Harbour, visit http://www.fhpoa.com.
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