Bibb EMA to host class for volunteers

Individuals and groups interested in volunteering to help friends and neighbors through disasters are invited to the Macon-Bibb County Emergengey Management office Thursday night.

Community Emergency Response Team classes are scheduled for May 29-31 but participants need to attend the pre-class Thursday at 6:30 p.m. at the Emergency Operations Center next to Macon City Hall.

CERT volunteers are trained to provide immediate assistance in light search and rescue tasks.

Groups of 10 or more may be able to schedule their own training session in coming weeks.

Anyone with questions concerning CERT should call the Macon-Bibb County Emergency Management Agency at (478) 751-7214.