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Title: Building Safety Month
When: 05/14/2013
Description: Campbell County is celebrating Building Safety Month during the month of May. Got to http://campbellcountyva.gov and select the Emergency Preparedness quick link on the left hand column.

Fire and Safety Awareness is May 6-12
Disaster Safety and Mitigation is May 13-19
Backyard and Pool Safety is May 20-16
Energy and Green Building is May 27-31
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