The next Be Ready Orcas - Disaster Preparedness Community Meeting will be on Wednesday, February 13th from 5:30-6:30pm at the Eastsound Firehall. Fire Chief, Scott Williams of Orcas Island Fire & Rescue will be presenting on the department's current capabilities, limitations, and planned strategies for emergency preparedness and community support. Presentation will be followed by relevant Q & A regarding OIFR's role in disaster preparedness and response. Space is limited. Please arrive early. Be Ready Orcas is a volunteer effort organized by Natalie Menacho and Cory Harrington - Two Orcas Island residents, passionate about community resilience and disaster preparedness. Please sign up for meeting updates at