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~ Current and Past Meetings ~

Monthly Meetings

Hill Country Preppers meet the 3rd Thursday of each month at 6:00 pm in the meeting room at Buzzie's Bar-B-Q.

Meet new people, greet those you know, bring a friend or family member.  New topics will be presented each month.

Past topic included:

  • food prep & storage

  • water purification

  • communication

  • home security

  • evacuations

  • financial security

  • fuel & power

  • gardening

  • medical & health

  • self defense

  • vehicle preparedness

  • disaster recovery

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Upcoming

Bee Keeping

Bees face many challenges from diseases, parasites and pesticides and climate change. Learn what you can do to help bee colonies survive and thrive.

February 15, 2024

6:00 pm

Speaker:

Michell Ray a firefighter and experienced bee keeper.

Location:

Buzzie's BBQ

213 Schreiner Street, Kerrville, TX, USA

We encourage you to support Buzzie's as often as you can, so pick up your dinner early. The restaurant closes at 3 pm. Overflow parking is across Schreiner St. at the bus depot.

Beekeeping the role that bees play in a stable food supply, the ecology and their importance to our economy.

CERT Program

January 18, 2024

6:00 pm

Speaker:

Kerr County Emergency Management Coordinator, Dub Thomas,

Location:

Buzzie's BBQ

213 Schreiner Street, Kerrville, TX, USA

We encourage you to support Buzzie's as often as you can, so pick up your dinner early. The restaurant closes at 3 pm.

Climate Forecast

Preparedness and Safety for the Winter Season

November 16, 2023

6:00 pm

Speaker:

Richard McAlister

Location:

Buzzie's BBQ

213 Schreiner Street, Kerrville, TX, USA

We encourage you to support Buzzie's as often as you can, so pick up your dinner early. The restaurant closes at 3 pm.

Hear from an American Red Cross Incident Meteorologist for the Southwest and Rocky Mountain Divisions

Eclipse April 8, 2024

Hear from a retired NASA engineer, amateur astronomer and eclipse chaser

March 21, 2024

6:00 pm

Speaker:

Jeff Stone

Location:

Buzzie's BBQ

213 Schreiner Street, Kerrville, TX, USA

We encourage you to support Buzzie's as often as you can, so pick up your dinner early. The restaurant closes at 3 pm.

Jeff will discuss the upcoming April 8 total eclipse, safe viewing and photography practices, and how to prepare for the thousands of visitors that will come to Kerrville to see this wonderful event.

History of Food

Why we eat what we do and how that came to be.

October 19, 2023

6:00 pm

Speaker:

Maureen "Mo" Poorman - Speaker maureenpoorman@yahoo.com

Location:

Buzzie's BBQ

213 Schreiner Street, Kerrville, TX, USA

We encourage you to support Buzzie's as often as you can, so pick up your dinner early. The restaurant closes at 3 pm. Overflow parking at bus station.

Mo offers a new perspective on nutrition and storing the right food for emergencies and disasters.

National Security

Related to the wars in Israel, Ukraine and the coming war in Taiwan.

April 18, 2024

6:00 pm

Speaker:

Professor Jeffery Addicott an American lawyer, legal scholar, author and educator.

Location:

Buzzie's BBQ

213 Schreiner Street, Kerrville, TX, USA

We encourage you to support Buzzie's as often as you can, so pick up your dinner early. The restaurant closes at 3 pm.

Professor Addicott is the Director of the Warrior Defense Project at St. Mary's University School of Law St. Mary's University School of Law in San Antonio. He will have books for sale, bring cash or checks.

Preparedness Basics.

September is National Preparedness Month

September 21, 2023

6:00 pm

Speaker:

Steve Lehman

Location:

Buzzie's BBQ

213 Schreiner Street, Kerrville, TX, USA

Buzzie’s is only open for lunch from 11 am to 3 pm but caters a wide range of events. He is a fellow prepper and a friend and supporter of our educational efforts. We encourage you to support his restaurant and catering whenever you can.

We will talk about what you should be doing and how with food and water storage, emergency communications, preparing for sanitation and hygiene needs when there is no power or running water. Can you stop a wound from bleeding, clear an airway or treat someone for shock? Are you prepared?

Rare & Exciting Solar Eclipses

A Discussion of the science and mechanics of the upcoming eclipses.

August 17, 2023

6:00 pm

Speaker:

Bruce Barton of Friends of the Night Sky - Speaker

Location:

Buzzie's BBQ

213 Schreiner Street, Kerrville, TX, USA

We encourage you to support Buzzie's as often as you can, so pick up your dinner early. The restaurant closes at 3 pm.

Afterwards we will have a discussion of the potential chaos and the necessary preparedness associated with an extra 50-100 thousand visitors to Kerr County for those eclipses.

The Ostrich Paradox

June 15, 2023

6:00 pm

Speaker:

Location:

Buzzie's BBQ

213 Schreiner Street, Kerrville, TX, USA

We encourage you to support Buzzie's as often as you can, so pick up your dinner early. The restaurant closes at 3 pm.

The Role of Essential Oils in First Aid and Health & Wellness

Elizabeth Rose is a seasoned traveler and adventurer, having been to 18 countries on trips ranging from Hiking in the Swiss Alps, to Scuba Diving the coast of Florida, to camping in the Rockies, horseback riding and exploring the Frankincense Trail in Oman, and cruising the Mediterranean Sea. No matter where in the world Elizabeth is at, she is sure to have a mini first aid kit with essential oils.

May 16, 2024

6:00 pm

Speaker:

Elizabeth Rose

Location:

Buzzie's BBQ

213 Schreiner Street, Kerrville, TX, USA

Buzzie’s is only open for lunch from 11 am to 3 pm but caters a wide range of events. He is a fellow prepper and a friend and supporter of our educational efforts. We encourage you to support his restaurant and catering whenever you can.

Elizabeth has 16 years of experience as a Natural Health Coach and Lifestyle Coach. Elizabeth works with folks of all ages achieve their goals and dreams, incorporating her coaching course, “5 Keys To A Strategic Lifestyle”. She teaches weekly health classes, and offers one-on-one wellness assessments. She enjoys meeting people and walking with them along their health journey.

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