***MEDIA ADVISORY***
 
DBI AND CITY PARTNERS INVITE PROPERTY OWNERS & RESIDENTS TO ATTEND FREE EARTHQUAKE SAFETY FAIR TOMORROW, JUNE 13, 2018
FROM 10AM - 4PM
Attendees Can Ride the Quake Cottage 8.0 Earthquake Simulator

WHAT:          On June 13, the Department of Building Inspection hosts its 
annual 2018 Earthquake Safety Fair from 10am to 4pm at the Bill Graham Civic Auditorium, 99 Grove Street, San Francisco 94102.
Fair kickoff at 10:30am with remarks from City leaders on the importance of earthquake preparedness.
 
This event features an exhibitor hall of contractors, design professionals, community and government partners; four informative workshops focusing on Emergency Preparation, home remodeling, Additional Dwelling Unit and Unit Legalization programs,  and the Accessible Business Entrance program. Mini/Hands-On emergency training sessions also occur every 20 minutes. A Quake Cottage will be available at the entrance to Bill Graham for attendees to experience a simulated 8.0 earthquake.
              
Over 85 exhibitors ranging from contractors, design professionals, financial institutions, government agencies and community partners will be available to answer property owner questions on building, earthquake and fire safety. For more information about the Fair and to register to attend, please visit www.sfdbi.org/earthquakefair .
 
WHO:           Former Mayor Willie L. Brown
Board of Supervisor Members - Aaron Peskin, Ahsha Safai, Catherine Stefani
City Administrator Naomi Kelly
Fire Chief Joanne Hayes-White
Police Chief William Scott
           
WHEN:         Wednesday, June 13, 2018
Event kick off: 10:30am
Fair: 10am - 4pm
 
WHERE:      Bill Graham Civic Auditorium,  99 Grove Street
San Francisco, CA 94102
MEDIA CONTACTS:
Lily Madjus Wu, DBI: (415) 537-0345 (cell), lily.madjus@sfgov.org
William Strawn, DBI: (415) 850-9816 (cell), william.strawn@sfgov.org  


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