Monday, May 23, 2011

PEPCO Offers A Quick Online Video With Tips For Dealing With Electrical Power Outages

Did you know that there are lot of steps and precautions you can take to help ease the burden when your electrical power goes out at work or home? PEPCO with over 789,000 residential and business electric power customers in the Washington, DC metropolitan area has a brief online video that offers several strategies and tips to help you deal with a loss of electrical power.

Check out their video at:  You can also listen to a past Code Red! radio show interview featuring Clay Anderson, Senior Media Representative with PEPCO as we discuss the issue of, "Preparing For Weather Emergencies And Dealing With Power Outages During Bad Weather Events."

To listen to this thought-provoking interview please visit:

Til Next Time,

Be Vigilant, Be Prepared, Be Safe!

Alfred McComber, Personal Safety Guy

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Monday, May 09, 2011

Can YOU Spare 25 Minutes To Save Your Child's Life?

     During the month of May, thousands of communities across America, Canada and even all 290 U.S. Embassies around the world are holding special events as part of the National Center For Missing & Exploited Children's fifth annual Take 25 National Child Safety Campaign that culminates on National Missing Children's Day this coming May 25, 2011.

     According to statistics, almost 800,000 children a year (over 2,000 each day), are reported missing in America. There are immediate and FREE steps you can take to help keep your children safe and secure in today's often dangerous and very violent world.

     Take 25 minutes out of your life and visit a special website from the National Center For Missing & Exploited Children at: to learn 25 ways you can help make your kids safer beginning right now.  Don't wait til it's too late! Give yourself and your children the information they need to increase their personal safety, security and emergency preparedness whether you are around or not.

     For even more direct assistance and ideas to effectively protect your infant to college age children, be sure to visit:

Be Vigilant, Be Prepared, Be Safe!

Alfred McComber, Personal Security Guy

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