Bastion Announces New Preparedness Website

Tampa, FL (PressExposure) June 23, 2008 -- Bastion Home & Business Services is pleased to announce the launch of, a public service website brought to you in concert with the Consortium of Florida Inventory Professionals. As part of Bastion's participation in the 5th Annual National Preparedness Month (NPM) sponsored by the Department of Homeland Security's (DHS) Ready Campaign, the website encourages Americans to take simple steps to prepare including: Get a Kit; Make a Plan; Be Informed, as well as provides links to local emergency preparedness resources for the Tampa Bay Area.

Derek Lee, President of Bastion, commented, "We are very excited about this opportunity to contribute to the overall preparedness of our fellow citizens in the Tampa Bay Area. One of Bastion's primary missions is education and being a coalition member of DHS's NPM provides the perfect platform for reaching as many people as possible." is the latest of a series of activities that Bastion has undertaken to help our communities to be more prepared. In early May, Bastion Client Service Representatives participated in several expos and community events to distribute their free "Hurricane Health Checks," which are comprised of nine questions addressing the various components of preparedness, aimed at raising awareness as well as highlighting those areas that need further consideration as we head into the 2008 hurricane season.

About Bastion Home & Business Services

The Ready Campaign ( was launched in 2003 by the Department of Homeland Security in partnership with The Advertising Council, and is designed to educate and empower Americans to prepare for and respond to emergencies, including natural disasters and potential terrorist attacks.

Bastion Home & Business Services ( is a leading provider of emergency readiness planning services to homes and businesses throughout Central Florida. We offer our services with the highest degree of confidentiality, professionalism, integrity, respect and an unwavering commitment to excellence. Bastion is one of the founding members of CFIP - the Consortium of Florida Inventory Professionals - a group committed to raising awareness of the importance of disaster preparation.

The Consortium of Florida Inventory Professionals ( is a group of affiliated independent companies throughout the state of Florida committed to raising awareness regarding disaster preparation in our communities.

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Press Release Submitted On: June 23, 2008 at 4:43 am
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