NYC Office of Emergency Management (OEM) Commissioner Joseph Bruno kicked off National Preparedness Month yesterday with a series of “Ready New York” events and distribution of “Ready New York” Guides at key locations. J&R is the official retail partner of the OEM and will be offering discounts on emergency preparedness products and hosting a number of events. On Saturday September 8 and Sunday September 9, the OEM will be giving special presentations from 12:30pm to 5pm in the J&R Jr. Store at 1 Ann St. (on the corener of Park Row).
We have an entire Specialty Store dedicated to Emergency Preperation — check it out — with a full line of two-way radios, flashlights, emergency radios, emergency kits, fire extiguishers and more. Here are a few key products we recommend during National Preparedness Month:
The Eton Raptor Solar Powered Radio with All-Terrain Guidance is splash-proof and has a USB charger to power your phone. The full-featured unit also has AM/FM Radio with 20 digital presets and NOAA Weather Alerts.
This Digital Water Purity Tester from Intellitec identifies the existence of most metals, minerals and inorganic chemicals. Tests water for inorganic impurities in moments.
The MagLite XL50 projects a powerful energy-efficient LED beam and has three operation modes. The anodized body resists corrosion making it durable under all conditions.