On March 29th, 2015, in Sherman Oaks, California, Real Estate Agent, Michelle Hirsch sponsored a Community Safety Awareness event with the assistance of Commissioner Shirley Friedman, L.A. County Democratic Party Chair,Eric C. Bauman, City Council members Paul Krekorian and Bob Bloomenfield, Moshe Nafisi of First Meridian Mortgage, Hatzolah of Los Angeles, California Department of Insurance and the Los Angeles Fire Department. It was well attended with close to 250 men, women and children from Studio City, Los Angeles, Beverly Hills, Valley Village, Encino, Tarzana, Woodland Hills and surrounding communities, who came to learn how to protect themselves during a fire. On hand was mysafela.org, who were giving away free smoke detectors and advising on the safe installation and maintenance. The Los Angeles Fire Department provided life saving fire safety presentations to educate children and parents on staying safe and escaping during a home fire. Rabbi Shifman, Head of School at Emek Hebrew Academy, provided an amazing venue for the event.
There were electric go-karts, balloon artists, Mexi-Kosher food, snacks and an incredible energy in support of educating our community.