Orting Emergency Evacuation Summit - Oct. 22nd, 2014

"A Solution for Orting Citizens" is presented by the Orting based group, Bridge for Kids in association with Pierce County.

Who Are We?
Bridge for Kids began in November 2001. At a PTA meeting, a group of concerned parents gathered to discuss emergency evacuation in the event of a volcanic hazard known as a lahar. From this beginning a coalition of parents, school employees, and citizens banded together to develop a feasible evacuation plan for the Orting School District.

Mission Statement
To help plan and develop a pedestrian bridge/corridor linking the Orting Valley to the plateau to the east of Orting, providing education, evacuation, recreation and access between those communities.

Record of Progress
The video available through the YouTube link above offers a review of the lahar hazard and the progress in evacuation planning as of fall 2014.

Future Progress
Visualize the Uncle Sam poster inferring that (we) “NEED YOU”.   That is the Bridge for Kids. The proposal’s future is in your hands, the work this group has accomplished here to fore have been all volunteer, and it will take continued volunteer shepherding to move further.

Contact the Team
Contact the Bridge 4 Kids team with any questions by clicking here.

A Bridge for Kids
Is a Bridge for Everyone!

Special Thanks to:

Scott Fielding
Tim Bean
John Ewert
Tom Sharp
Keri Rooney
Jesse Hamashima
Barb Solberg
Leslie Sokolich
Kristy Monpas
Ester Elder
Charles and Terri Phillips
Eric Crozier
Carol Ernest
Heidi Sutphen
Kim Stiles
Kurt Stiles
Marilyn Rasmussen
Tom Campbell
Dave Reichert
Dan Bunker
Doug Schwarz
Councilman Scott Drennen
Ron Emmons
Dylan Cramer
George Crawford
Sara Sanchez

Kerry Sanchez
Scott Fielding
Jim Mercer
Mark Bethune
Cheryl Temple
Scott Drennen
Sam Colorossi
Joe Pestinger
David Inge
Stanley Holland
Carolyn Driedger
Willie Scott
Kris Mohn

Linda Clark
Natalie Mohn
Tom Felkins
Jay Jones
Pat Pringle
Willie Scott
Luke Meyers
Steve Bailey
Richard Schroedel
Maria Cino
Clementina Perez
Louise Marie Anderson

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