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Emergency Preparation for Your Business

January 7, 2020 @ 9:00 AM 11:00 AM PST


According to the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA), more than 40% of businesses never reopen after a natural disaster. At West Business Development Center we know the reality of this fact all too well. We learned a great deal about the importance of preparation and lack of adequate documentation from our rural business communities after the recent fires in Mendocino and Lake Counties. Whether it’s a natural disaster or not, emergency preparedness is an important part of any business plan.

To address this all-important issue, we’ve created a program, with the support of a Wells Fargo Economic Opportunity Grant, on “What to do when disaster strikes your business.” Our program includes a 2-hour training module and a 56-page workbook. Anyone who attends our Emergency Preparation for Your Business workshop also receives 10 hours of free one-on-one consultation with an advisor to help you get organized and be better prepared. West BDC will give you the tools to develop a plan for your business – to weather all kinds of storms, even the unexpected.

Attendees will come away from this workshop with a solid plan on:

  • Keeping documents safe
  • Emergency and crisis planning for your employees
  • Proper Insurance coverage
  • Asset valuation
  • Local, State and Federal Resources
  • Preparing for loss


Rachel Clark

Rachel has worked as an EMyth Business Coach for 14 years, helping clients transform their businesses and lives using the tools, methodologies, and principles of the EMyth coaching program. Using her formal education in Marketing and Economics (coupled with years of experience in Executive Recruiting), Rachel helps clients ready to work on their leadership and business skills.


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West Business Development Center

345 North Franklin Street
Fort Bragg, California 95437 United States
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