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Happy New Year. We are currently making the 2019 schedule. If you are interested in taking the CERT classes, QUAD City is teaching them from February 6 - March 27 on Wednesdays from 6-9 PM at the Independence Fire Station. Please contact Mary Benedek at if you are interested.

Credit goes to and Melissa Mathys for photos used in this banner.

2019 General Meeting Schedule

Typically meetings are at 7 PM in the Brecksville Human Services Building (1 Commonwealth Drive). The website will have the most current information each month if the location or time changes.

Wednesday January 16, 2019  
Thursday February 21, 2019
Wednesday March 20, 2019

May 16, 2019


Thursday September 19, 2019


Wednesday October 16, 2019 Halloween Safety Patrol practice
  November Holiday Party

Keep checking this page for the latest information.

Training and Certifications

We will have detailed information regarding specific training events. READ MORE here.

Resources and Links

Links to informational websites such as FEMA, Code Red, Ohio Responds, emergency preparedness apps and weather are provided here.

Past Meeting minutes and photos

Missed a meeting? Check photos and minutes from the past here.

Current volunteer needs

Volunteers are need for: READ MORE here.

Current team leaders

Nick Zamiska, Chief Melissa Mathys - President
TJ Hartman Wayne Louis II
Sue Schindler Tom Kalvas
Brian Russo Carolyn Jatsek
Marc Rubin Jared Winar
Bill Zaker Lidia Dobronos
  Melissa Mathys - webmaster
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Brecksville Broadview Heights CERT makes a great effort to participate in community events. Quite often we are asked to provide volunteers for traffic control and safety personnel for Operation Medicine Cabinet and Home Days.

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All residents of Brecksville or Broadview Heights are encouraged to join. You will be trained on how to respond to an emergency situation; how to take care of your family, neighbors and community. The commitment is up to you.  We have members who are active every month and others that help out during large drills or actual call-out situations.
Joining is simple. 

We ask that you complete this form. By using the SUBMIT button on the form, an email will be sent directly to us. If you have troulble with the form, print it and bring it to the next meeting.