After a two-year hiatus due to COVID, Disaster Awareness Day will return with an in-person event on Friday, June 17, 2022, at the Turtle Point Clubhouse (1 Turtle Point Lane, Kiawah Island). The event will run from 10:00 am to 12:00 pm and will be followed by a complimentary lunch. The event is jointly hosted by the Towns of Seabrook Island and Kiawah Island.
This program will focus on hurricane preparedness covering Storm Preparation, Emergency Communications, and Evacuation. Valuable prizes will be raffled off throughout the event. A complimentary lunch will follow the presentations. No RSVP is required. The Town of Kiawah Island will collaborate with KICA to allow Seabrook residents to pass the gate and attend the event.
2022 Disaster Awareness Day
June 1st marks the start of the 2020 Atlantic Hurricane Season. While this year's Disaster Awareness Day with the Town of Kiawah Island has been cancelled due to the COVID-19 pandemic, now would be a great time to review SCEMD's 2020 Hurricane Guide and make sure you and your family (or business) are ready!
Blue Tarp Contractors
The Town of Seabrook Island maintains a list of local contractors who offer emergency blue tarp services, such as placing temporary protective coverings over damaged structures. While all contractors are licensed by the Town of Seabrook Island, the town makes no representation or warranty regarding the qualifications or availability of any contractor. Property owners are solely responsible for making any arrangements with a blue tarp contractor, and for any fees for the performance of such services.
Click here for Blue Tarp Contractor List
Tree Removal Contractors
The Town of Seabrook Island maintains a list of local contractors who offer emergency tree removal services. While all contractors are licensed by the Town of Seabrook Island, the town makes no representation or warranty regarding the qualifications or availability of any contractor. Property owners are solely responsible for making any arrangements with a tree removal contractor, and for any fees for the performance of such services.
Click here for Tree Removal Contractor List
Please note that all contractors operating within the Town of Seabrook Island are required to have a valid town business license. To verify the license status of a contractor which is not listed on either of the lists posted above, or to report an unlicensed contractor doing business within the town, please contact Town Hall at (843) 768-9121.
Fri. June 14, 2019
10:00 am to 12:00 pm -- FREE lunch to follow
Seabrook Island Club Clubhouse (Atlantic Room)
3772 Seabrook Island Road, Seabrook Island, SC 29455
The Atlantic hurricane season that runs from June 1st to November 30th is now underway! South Carolina is one of the most vulnerable states in the nation to be impacted by hurricanes, so emergency preparedness is especially important for residents of barrier island communities.
Please plan to attend the Disaster Awareness Day on Fri. June 14, 2019, from 10:00 am to 12:00 pm at the Seabrook Island Club Clubhouse (Atlantic Room). The event is co-sponsored by the Town of Seabrook Island and the Town of Kiawah Island.
This year’s program will feature a variety of subject area experts on three panels, including:
Valuable prizes will be raffled off throughout the event, and one lucky winner will receive the grand prize of an Amazon Echo! A FREE lunch will be provided to attendees at 12:00 pm following the conclusion of the program. No RSVP is required.
Don’t miss this opportunity to get a crash course on emergency preparedness and learn helpful tips on how to protect your family and your property. Disaster Awareness Day is also a great opportunity for residents to speak with representatives from more than a dozen emergency management agencies.
For more information, please contact Joe Cronin at firstname.lastname@example.org or by calling (843) 768-9121.
View 2019 Disaster Awareness Day Program
Note for Non-Seabrook Island Residents: The Seabrook Island Club is located behind the Seabrook Island Property Owners Association (SIPOA) security gate. Non-Seabrook Island residents should stop at the SIPOA security gate upon arrival. Please tell the security agent that you are attending Disaster Awareness Day and a restricted gate pass will be provided.
Charleston County Government will host a community expo to educate citizens about natural hazards, new flood maps, the importance of flood insurance, and what to do before during and after a disaster.
Friday, August 10 from 10:00 a.m. – 6:00 p.m.
Saturday, August 11 from 9:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.
Charleston Area Convention Center
5000 Coliseum Drive, North Charleston, S.C. 29418
Free Admission, Free Parking
Citizens will be able to talk with employees from Emergency Management, 9-1-1 Consolidated Dispatch, Charleston County Building Inspection Services, National Weather Service and flood insurance experts about natural hazards in the Lowcountry. There will also be various training classes, presentations, and a kid’s zone.
Citizens are encouraged to bring their elevation certificate to the expo and representatives from Charleston County Building Services will assist in looking up property with the new flood maps.
Wednesday, June 13, 2018 | 2:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m.
Wine reception to follow
Kiawah Island Municipal Center
(4475 Betsy Kerrison Pkwy)
The Atlantic hurricane season that runs from June 1 to November 30 is quickly approaching! With South Carolina, as one of the most vulnerable states in the nation to be impacted by hurricanes, emergency preparedness is especially important for residents of barrier island communities.
Please plan to attend the Disaster Awareness Day on Wednesday, June 13, 2018, from 2:00 – 4:00 p.m. at the Kiawah Island Municipal Center. The event is co-sponsored by the Town of Kiawah Island and Town of Seabrook Island.
This year’s program will focus on hurricane preparedness covering preparation, evacuation, and return. Valuable prizes will be raffled off throughout the event with the opportunity to win an Amazon Echo! The first ten attendees will receive a free NOAA weather radio. A complimentary wine reception will follow from 4:00-5:30 p.m. No RSVP required.
Don’t miss an opportunity to get a crash course in hurricane preparedness and learn how our community will handle a hurricane scenario. It’s also a great opportunity for residents to speak to our emergency management officials in one place. For more information contact Stephanie Braswell at email@example.com or by calling (843) 768-5113.