Holiday safety workshop Wednesday in Los Altos

With Christmas trees, holiday lights, and family gatherings, the potential for accidents and injuries can certainly dampen the excitement.

As part of its ongoing efforts to prepare West Valley residents for emergencies and disaster, the Los Altos History Museum is slated to hold a workshop on holiday safety.

The event, happening Wednesday, December 11, from 7 to 8 p.m. is the latest event in support of the museum’s centered around community preparedness and response in the face of disasters, a theme brought on by the 30th anniversary of the Loma Prieta Earthquake.

Denise Gluhan, Emergency Services Manager for the Los Altos Hill County Fire District will lead the free workshop. Gluhan is a 23-year veteran of the Santa Clara County Fire Department.

Los Altos History Museum, 51 So. San Antonio Rd. in Los Altos, will host the workshop.

To see more details on this event, or to sign up, click here.

The museum’s main gallery exhibit on disaster preparedness, which started October 17, runs through January 19.