Richard M. Borchard regional fairgrounds will host the Nueces County Hurricane Preparedness Fair. This free Community Hurricane Preparedness Fair is a partnership between many organizations with a shared message of all hazards preparedness and will take place on June 30 from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. at the fairgrounds located at 1213 Terry Shamsie Blvd. in Robstown.

There will be various presentations on preparedness from local experts including how to stay informed, where to get assistance, how to build a family emergency kit and what you need to know about hurricanes. There will also be activities, giveaways, food and prizes for the whole family!

Current participating organizations include:

2-1-1 Texas/United Way HELPLINE Annaville Fire Department/ESD #1 Army Navy Credit Union City of Corpus Christi-Nueces County Local Emergency Planning Committee City of Robstown Coastal Bend Regional Advisory Council Corpus Christi-Nueces County Public Health District Education Service Center Food Bank of Corpus Christi Grainger National Weather Service Nueces County Nueces County Commissioner Joe A. Gonzalez Nueces County Commissioner Mike Pusley Nueces County Office of Emergency Management Reverse Alert Robstown Fire Department Robstown Volunteer Fire Department Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service Texas A&M University Health Science Center Texas Department of Insurance Texas Department of Transportation The Council on Alcohol and Drug Abuse of the Coastal Bend Anyone needing more information may contact Ruth Castillo at 361-561-8529 or email ruth.castillo@esc2.us for additional information.