An Emergency Preparedness Fair - designed to inform the public about how to handle emergencies - is set for Saturday at the Lawrence Visitors Center, 402 N. Second St.
The fair will be open from 10 a.m. to noon. It is sponsored by Douglas County Emergency Management and the Roger Hill Volunteer Center.
People attending the fair will learn how to make emergency preparedness plans and supply kits. Other information also will be available.
September is National Preparedness Month. The fair is part of a national coordinated effort encouraging families to take simple steps to prepare for emergencies in their homes, businesses and schools. Information also can be found at www.ready.gov.