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CUP-14-24T, Sheriff's Heroes Run

8 Nov 2014. The SO and VMC sponsor an annual Sheriff's Heroes 5K run/walk fund raiser for the Pediatrics Unit of VMS. This was the first year the venue was held in Cupertino.
Exercise Plan | After Action Report |

CUP-14-17T, 4th of July Fireworks

14 Jul 2014. The City of Cupertino requested communications, logistics, and first aid support from Cupertino Citizen Corps during the 2014 Cupertino Fourth of July Fireworks event. To staff the event, Cupertino OES activated the Cupertino Amateur Radio Emergency Service (CARES), the Cupertino Community Emergency Response Team (CERT), and the Cupertino Medical Reserve Corps (MRC).
After Action Report |

CUP-14-18T, Field Day!

28 Jun 2014. Field Day is an annual event sponsored by the ARRL as an opportunity for education and practice in emergency radio operations, and public relations. CARES participated this year by setting up and operating personally-owned radio equipment and the CARES Comm Van as well as an information table and a station where members of the public could talk on a ham radio.
After Action Report |

CUP-14-14T, Wildland Fire Exercise

17 May 2014. This will be a communications functional exercise based on a wild land fire event that is threatening the City.
Drought Overview | Drill Prep | Exercise Plan | Injects | After Action Report |

CUP-14-10T, PSA Exercise

18 Jan 2014. Annual Preliminary Assessment Drill. Listen to the audio of a PSA submittal here...
Overview | PSA Report Audio |

CUP-13-16T, City-wide Citizen Corps Drill

13 Oct 2013. The purpose of this exercise is to understand the City's ability to deploy CCC volunteer resources to support an extended field deployment.
Overview | Exercise PLan | After Action Report | Corrective Action Plan | Cupertino Scene, pg 3 |

CUP-13-11T, 4th of July Fireworks

4 Jul 2013. CARES,CERT, and MRC supports the City sponsored annual Forth of July Fireworks Event.


CUP-13-14T, Field Day!

22 Jun 2013. There's nothing more fun than setting up radios in the field with nothing more than the equipment you can pack in your trunk. Throw in coffee and doughnuts, and you have a perfect Field Day! Check out the story here...
Field Day Story |

CUP-13-15T, ISA Exercise

18 May 2013. The Infrastructure Safety Assessment (ISA) is an activity where CARES observes and reports on critical city infrastructure assets that may inhibit the recovery.
After Action Report |

CUP-13-06T, PSA Exercise

12 Jan 2013. Annual Preliminary Assessment Drill.
After Action Report |

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Upcoming Activities


22 Jun 2019, Preparedness Fair
Memorial Park, behind Quinlan Community Center, 10:00am to 3:00pm. This event will at the same place and time as our Field Day   

22 Jun 2019, Field Day
National Amateur Radio event that promotes emergency communications preparedness. Location TBD, 8:00am to 5:00pm.   More Details...

4 Jul 2019, Fireworks Event!
CARES, CERT, and MRC support for Cupertino's annual Fireworks event. 4:45pm to 11:00pm.   More Details...

5 Sep 2019, General Meeting
Topic TBD. 7:30pm to 9:00pm, Social Room, Quinlan Center   

14 Sep 2019, Cupertino Fall Festival
Community outreach event for CCC. Memorial Park, 10:00a to 4:00pm   

3 Oct 2019, General Meeting
Topic TBD. 7:30pm to 9:00pm, Social Room, Quinlan Center   

2 Nov 2019, Sheriff's Heroes Fun Run
Public service event and fund raiser that directly benefits children’s health services at Santa Clara Valley Medical Center. City Hall, 8:00am to 12:00pm   More Details...

7 Nov 2019, General Meeting
'First Look' Exercise review and prep. 7:30pm to 9:00pm, Social Room, Quinlan Center   

16 Nov 2019, Field Deployment Exercise
First Look (DPW) Exercise. 7:30am to 1:00pm   

5 Dec 2019, General Meeting
Topic TBD. 7:30pm to 9:00pm, Social Room, Quinlan Center