Calendar of Events & Meetings

SFC holds general meetings the 2nd Thursday of each month from 6-8 at the Brooktrails Community Center. We also hold other events, and public education and trainings on other dates. Please check our calendar frequently to see what is happening. Contact info@sherwoodfirewise.org with any questions about meetings or events. Our current event calendar is as follows:

February 21 General meeting to increase volunteers on working groups. 6-8PM at the BT Community Room

March 2, 9, 16 CERT Training, call 707-462-1959 for more information

March 5, 12, 19, 26 & April 2 Amateur Radio License Training, call Steve Turner @ 707-467-5021

March 14 General meeting for state updates concerning public safety legislation hat may help SFC and other Mendocino County communities. Progress reports from SFC emergency preparedness, communication and planning & funding teams. 6-8PM at the BT Community Center. We encourage everyone that is interested in creating a more fire-safe community to attend.

March 27, 2019 Mendocino Fire Safe Council, Ukiah 10am – 12 noon

March 30, 2019 Firewise Planning Meeting from 1pm to 5pm. Please join us in volunteering your time and ideas at the REDI office (121 W. Commercial Street). There will be a potluck from noon to 1pm for those who can get there early; this will be a time for socializing. We’ve made great progress, yet there’s still much to do.

April 11, 2019 General Meeting: 1st Birthday of Sherwood Firewise Communities. Come celebrate, while we prepare for fire season! 6-8PM at the BT Community Center. We encourage everyone that is interested in creating a more fire-safe community to attend.

May 4, 2019 10-5 Firewise Expo at Brooktrails Community Center. Attend this FREE event and have fun while learning. Evacuation Planning Panel, Home Hardening Workshop, Emergency Communication, food, music, games, and great raffle prizes along with exhibitors! Raffle tickets at 485-2613 or email info@sherwoodfirewise.org

May 9, 2019 General Meeting: Progress reports and updates. 6 – 8PM at the Brooktrails Community Center. We encourage everyone interested in creating a more fire-safe community to attend.

June 13, 2019 General Meeting: 6 – 8 PM at the Brooktrails Community Center. We encourage everyone interested in creating a more fire-safe community to attend.

July 11, 2019 General Meeting: 6 – 8 PM at the Brooktrails Community Center. We encourage everyone interested in creating a more fire-safe community to attend.

August evacuation and education information and drills!

All meetings will be held at the Brooktrails Community Center. Light refreshments will be available. Individuals can attend any or all of the meetings. Each meeting will have a different primary focus.

Ready: Thursday, August 8, 6-8 PM

Incident and evacuation notice registration, home hardening, defensible space, fire resistant landscaping, chipper days, neighborhood coordinators, neighborhood & community resources, etc.

Set: Thursday, August 22, 6-9 PM

Wildfire action plan for family & pets, emergency supply kit, family communication plan, planned emergency drill, communication before, during and after an emergency, communication equipment and incident reporting.

Go: Saturday, August 24, 9-12

Fire incident communication, early and safe evacuation, assembly areas, meeting ends with convoy out Sherwood Road North, with noting possible assembly areas. Also planned is an emergency drill for those residents enrolled in SafetyNet, an incident relay system developed by SFC.

September 12, 2019

Monthly Meeting 6-8, Brooktrails Community Center.

We will review the recent evacuation education and convoy results, have an update on emergency planning by Supervisor Haschak, updates regarding the working team projects, and determine how to organize neighborhoods to share the funding resources for vegetation removal.

Neighbors working together to create a safer community