Free storm safety event will take place Friday
Local experts from Allstate and the American Red Cross will discuss storm preparedness and safety plans from 11:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. Friday at the Home Depot at 1224 Central Expressway.
Those who attend can build free kits with key items they may need during a storm, including self-powered flashlights and first aid kits. In addition, there will be tours of Allstate’s Catastrophe Response Vehicle and teddy bears for kids. The event is free.