This past Sunday, June 1st, officially kicked off the Atlantic hurricane season. And the experts will tell you that you can never be TOO prepared. And that is true. So a hurricane preparedness workshop will be taking place this Saturday, June 7th from 10a-2p at The Home Depot on Zac Lentz Pkwy.

A representative of Victoria Emergency Management department will present information about planning ahead before the storm, then returning and repairing.

The American Red Cross and Victoria County Animal Control will also be available to share information and ideas about advance planning.

Vendors will also provide helpful tips and product recommendations that can help if a storm makes landfall. Kids workshops will also be conducted.

Food and other refreshments will be provided.

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