WELCOME TO THE CORDOVA CALENDAR for the 20th …

The American Red Cross and Cordova Prepared are hosting a community shelter training. Learn all the health and safety basics to help those in need and assist in running one of our 12 local shelters when extra hands are required. It's Monday May 30th through Thursday June 2nd, from 9:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. The location will be announced soon The course is offered at no cost. Call 907-831-1928 or email EMC@CityofCordova.net to register.

​​The Cordova Public Library is full of adventure and their staff is ready to help you find yours! Age appropriate spaces are available to accommodate both child and adult readers.  You can enjoy scheduled programs or simply stay awhile and use online services, print documents, or set up a new library card. Check out the Cordova Public Library on Facebook for regular updates on daily happenings and scheduled events, and you can always visit “cordova library <dot> org” for a list of full services and resources, including current operating hours.

The Cordova volunteer fire department is looking to recruit and train additional community volunteers in emergency medical services and firefighting. If you're interested in becoming a first responder, the CVFD is looking for community oriented individuals interested in furthering their education and skills in order to help respond to emergencies. For more information, call 424-6117 and ask for Paul, or reach out to any of our local CVFD members.

The refuse department’s baler hours of operation are Monday through Saturday from 7:00 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. If you have any questions about what can and can't be brought to the baler, and the fee structure, call 424-5600.

The Cordova public library has been awarded a grant to grow their foreign language section. They look forward to expanding their selection of books, movies, and language learning resources. If you have any foreign language titles you'd like to request, they love to hear from you. Contact the library to share your thoughts.

Senior lunch is Beef Tacos today: Schools serve cereal and fruit for breakfast, hamburger for lunch.

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Remember all this information is also on our website, including any items that didn’t make the air -- look for the AC logo at cordovaradio.com.

That's our calendar for the 20th – have a great day Cordova.

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The department of motor vehicles announces hours of operation from 8:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. Tuesday through Thursday, with a closure from 11:30 to noon for lunch. To view a full list of DMV services in e-documents, visit “city of cordova <dot> net <slash> dmv”

We all need to remember that tsunamis are a serious risk to Cordova. If the sirens sound, there will be emergency broadcasts on the radio, and information posted to the City Facebook pages.. Remember the designated local shelter is Mount Eccles elementary School, and it's a good idea for your family to talk about a plan for evacuation, keep a go-bag prepared, drive cautiously and safely, and pay attention to advisories. For more information, visit “ready <dot> gov <slash> tsunamis”.

The city reminds everyone to be mindful of our water and sewer system. Please remember that all baby wipes and cleaning wipes should be disposed of in the garbage can, NOT in the toilet. Soiled towels, rags, and napkins should also NOT be flushed. Flushing items down the toilet that don't belong there can cause clogs, which leads to damaged sewer lines, backups, and overflows. This means that sewage could flow out of manholes and into nearby yards, creeks, and storm drains. Thanks to everyone for helping to keep this system functioning.

KLAM and KCDV have classified ad space every day, 10 times a day between the two stations, for just $25 a week - plus we post your ad on cordovaradio.com at no extra charge.  If you have something you want to sell, a job posting, or a fundraiser coming up, put local radio and internet to work for you. Call, fax, email -- whatever’s best -- and get your classified ad on KLAM, KCDV, and cordovaradio.com.

A reminder to KLAM listeners that we've got an opportunity, if you would like, to expand special talk programming on Saturdays to kind of change things up a bit… long-form shows, NOT about politics, but about "better living" topics.  We already have “Today’s Homeowner” featuring home tips Saturdays from 11 to 1… but there are also shows to help you learn about new tech (computers, smartphones, etc) and get to know your existing tech better, car care and maintenance, hunting and fishing topics from around the country... that kind of thing.  If you’re interested in being a listener or sponsor of this kind of programming, call us at 3796 or email ‘saturday <at> cordovaradio <dot> com’.

Remember that our town meeting talk show is available any time you would like to be a guest, suggest a guest, or just have us cover a topic.  It’s an on demand program, we can record at your convenience, and then the air slot is weekdays in the 10am hour on KLAM. You can also send a letter for us to read if that’s better for you.  And note too that all our talk shows get archived on our Cordova TV YouTube Channel for listening later on demand.  That’s youtube.com/cordovatv.

Cordova's community emergency response team, or CERT, is a group of community members willing to volunteer in an emergency, learn about disaster preparedness, be ready for hazards that may impact the area, and train in basic disaster response skills. CERT members learn fire safety, light search and rescue, team organization, and disaster medical operations. To learn how you can join this team, and when trainings are available, email “fire 3 <at> City of Cordova <dot> net, or call 424-6117.  The next batch is scheduled for mid-July

We’ve been telling you that all our talk shows are archived for you on our CordovaTV youtube channel.  What you might not know is that if you subscribe to our channel (which is completely free) AND click the notification bell (also free), you’ll automatically get updates the moment a new post is ready.  So again, visit youtube.com/cordovatv, subscribe to the channel, and click the notification bell -- that will make you the first to know when we have new content for you.