September 2017!

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Wow…  It’s September already!  Where’s the year gone?  I’m going to cram this month into 4 ‘weeks’ using the dates FEMA’s using on the National Preparedness Month calendar ~ just for the sake of convenience.  I’ll be posting to Facebook on the Rogue Rabbit Limited site and Twitter under @JVittieMPA for National Preparedness Month.

  • Week 1:  September 1-9              Make a Plan for Yourself, Family, and Friends
    • 01 Sept: Opening Day!  Dove Hunting (and maybe squirrel, if I see any)
    • 07 Sept: CERT Unit 2
    • 08 Sept: Center for Urban Research and Analysis at THE Ohio State University panel – Tactical Urbanism: Does it Make a Difference?
  • Week 2:  September 10-16         Plan to Help Your Neighbor and Community
    • 14 Sept:  CERT Unit 3
    • 15 Sept:  Ohio Woodland Stewards conference: Woodland Fungi and Dove hunting afterwards
  • Week 3:  September 17-23         Practice and Build Out Your Plans
    • 17 – 22 Sept:  Ohio Military Reserve Annual Training (Full Brigade) ~ Camp Perry Joint Training Facility, Port Clinton Ohio.  Part of this year’s OPLAN involves an exercise with the Ohio National Guard’s G-1 (Administration/Personnel) section
    • 21 Sept: CERT Unit 3 (going to miss this one)
    • 22 Sept: Ohio PIO Symposium (Probably going to miss this one as well)
  • Week 4:  September 24-30         Get Involved!  Be a Part of Something Larger
    • 27 – 29 Sept: TEACH G290/G291: Basic Public Information Officer series in Butler County, Ohio
    • 28 Sept: CERT Unit 4 (most likely going to miss this one)
    • 28 Sept: International Rabbit Day AND National Chocolate Milk Day!  (One of the best days of the year!)

 

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August 2017 Plan

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August…

  • Week 1 (T 01 – U 06)
    • H 03 ~ Monthly Writer’s group ~ I wrangled up a USA Today Bestselling Author to come in and speak with our group
    • S 05 / U 06 ~ Drill Weekend (HHC S-3)
  • Week 2 (M 07 – U 13)
    • M 07 – W 09 ~ Teaching G290/G291 (Basic PIO Series) in Warren County, Ohio
    • F 11 ~ SBDC Business session 1/3
  • Week 3 (M 14 – U 20)
    • F 18 ~ SBDC Business session 2/3
    • S 19 / U 20 ~ Drill Weekend (Training Academy OCS Platoon)
  • Week 4 (M 21 – U 27)
    • F 25 ~ SBDC Business session 3/3
  • Week 5 (M 28 – H 31)
    • H 31 ~ CERT Class 1 (first of 9 sessions)

… and a pile of personal business to tend to.

June 2017 Plan / Schedule

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June 2017 will start out blissfully non-chaotic, which will be a nice change of pace!  How the month progresses and fills in remains to be seen, especially since it’s front-loaded right now.  So, without any further ado ~

  • Week 1 (01 – 04 June)
    • H 01 is a busy day
      • Meeting with my Community Emergency Response Team coordinator to do a debrief on the first exercise I planned / executed the week before
      • Monthly writer’s group meeting
    • F 02 ~ Meeting with a communications pro / follow up from StartUp Week Columbus
    • S 03 – U 04 ~ Drill Weekend
  • Week 2 (05 – 11 June)
    • T 06 ~ public meeting with ODOT re: SR-161 project in Worthington
    • W 07 will be a long day
      • Last class for my Infrastructure protection certification from TEEX at Franklin County EM/HS
      • Small Business marketing class through Ohio Small Business Development Center 1/4
    • F 09 ~ Leading the monthly full-moon dog hike at my local park
  • Week 3 (12 – 18 June)
    • W 14 ~ Small Business marketing class through Ohio Small Business Development Center 2/4
  • Week 4 (19 – 25 June)
    • W 21 ~ Small Business marketing class through Ohio Small Business Development Center 3/4
  • Week 5 (26 – 30 June)
    • W 28 ~ Small Business marketing class through Ohio Small Business Development Center 4/4

May’s Schedule

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May is shaping up to be an AMAZING month with TONS of training (48hrs of continuing education)!  #NeverStopLearning  Plus, I’m still working on getting Rogue Rabbit Limited off the ground ~ I’ve been working on creating my schedule of services / fees, writing up contracts, and securing the last of the insurance requirements I have, so I’m hoping to start reaching out to potential clients soon.

  • Week #1:  01-07 May 2017
  • Week #2:  08-14 May 2017
    • W 10 & H 11 OH197 – Planning for Access / Function Needs at Ohio EMA
    • W 10 Lead my monthly Full Moon Dog Hike
    • H 11 CERT Unit 7
  • Week #3:  15-21 May 2017
    • H 18 & F 19 – MGT-318 PIO training from TEEX at FCEMHS
    • H 18 CERT Unit 8
  • Week #4:  22-28 May 2017
    • H 25 CERT Unit 9 Functional Exercise, Lead Evaluator
  • Week #5:  29-31 May 2017
    • A quiet end to the month!

April ~ 2017

Checking in for April 2017, and in looking at my calendar ~ the next 7 weeks are just jammed with stuff going on!

Some teaching.  Some meetings.  Taking some training.  Business meetings.  And, perhaps most importantly ~ launching Rogue Rabbit Limited!  (More details on Rogue Rabbit Limited in a new post coming soon.  Promise.)
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So, let’s check in with April:

  • Week 1-ish:  S 01 – U 09 April 2017
    • M 03: Training session (SimCell / Controller) for Central Ohio Trauma System (COTS) exercise / Annual Inspection – York Lodge 563 F&AM
    • T 04: COTS Full-Scale Exercise (SimCell / Controller)
    • W 05: Brown Bag Lunch Session – Warren County EMA: Disaster Declarations & Delegation of Authority
    • H 06: #GSMChat / Writer’s Group / Business meeting
    • U 09: Shooting: Sporting Clays / Volunteering: Vernal Pools program
  • Week 2: M 10 – U 16 April 2017
  • Week 3: M 17 – U 23 April 2017
    • M 17 – H 20: TEACH – ICS 300 & ICS 400 at Warren County EMA
    • H 20: #GSMChat
    • S 22: SYSK – Masonic Leadership Course (Class #4 / 4!)
  • Week 4: M 24 – S 30 April 2017

March ~ Something about Lions & Lambs?

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This month’s schedule is, well, something…

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February 2017 Schedule

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February’s a short month, but it should be a nice one getting to teach and work with the pros in Warren County and Hamilton County, Ohio!

  • Week 1: 01 – 05
    • 02: Bexley Fiction Writers Meeting
    • 05: Lantern Hike (Assist)
  • Week 2: 06 – 12
    • 07 – TEACH G289 PIO Awareness: Warren County (Ohio) EMA
    • 07 – Stone Lab (The Ohio State University ~ SeaGrant) Winter Program
    • 10 – Howl at the Moon Hike (Lead)
    • 11 – Rabbit Hunting!  Urbana, Ohio
  • Week 3: 13 – 19
  • Week 4: 20 – 26
    • 20 – Holiday!
  • Week 5: 27-28
    • OPEN