An Emergency Preparedness Fair held Saturday at the Church of Latter-day Saints in Gloucester drew over 625 patrons, according to organizer Tracey Esplin. Some of the outdoor presenters cancelled due to the rain, Esplin said, but the indoor exhibits and classes such as tomato canning and self-defense were packed. Above, Celestine Johnson of Hampton discussed boating safety with Virginia Marine Police Officer Jamie R. Hogge of Gloucester. Below, Donald Batley of Middlesex, left, got some bee-keeping tips from Bill Battle of Billy’s Bees in Mathews. Photos by Kim Robins
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