Survivors of Hurricane Katrina
JSU Volunteers Needed
Monday at 8 a.m.
from Jacksonville State University who would like to assist in preparing
shelters for survivors of Hurricane Katrina may report to the McClellan
work site (adjacent to the old post exchange building) at 8 a.m. Monday.
Carter of the Calhoun County Emergency Management Agency advises volunteers
to "come prepared to be self-sustaining throughout the day.
should bring your own water, tools, and any supplies you will need,"
should park at the adjacent post exchange building and walk to the starship
building for orientation and assignments. Evacuees will be housed within
days at two former barracks (called "starships") that include a
boiler plant and a former military learning center.
Enter McClellan on Baltzell Gate Road and continue east, following Baltzell around the traffic circle
at the fire station and then east again to the three-way intersection
and stop sign at Baltzell Rd. and Town Center Drive. Take a right onto
Town Center Dr. and go approximately one-and-a-half blocks to the old
PX building on the left. The work site is visible from the parking lot.
Those who need further directions should call the EMA at 435-0540.
Wilson of the EMA said volunteers should call the EMA office (435-0540)
this weekend to get their names added to the list of volunteer workers.
for news releases by using the request form at http://www.jsu.edu/news/requestform.html.