Local companies in the spotlight: AAA CERT

I’m not a fan of acronyms, but this one is. Anne Arundel – Annapolis Community Emergency Response Team (AAA CERT) is a nonprofit organization that trains volunteers to address hazards and handle emergencies with confidence. They offer courses and exercises that teach essential disaster prevention, preparation and response skills, covering everything from fire safety and light search and rescue to team organization, communications and emergency medical procedures. AAA CERT partners with the Offices of Emergency Management for Anne Arundel County and the City of Annapolis to support emergency response and keep our community safe.

They are in our senior centers, schools and religious institutions that offer training so people can learn to help until help arrives.

Bruce Morgenstern is president of AAA CERT and our discussion one morning at Panera was broad, as broad as the net cast of AAA CERT.

Listen up.