Hurricane Preparedness Expo

Prien Lake Mall and KPLC-TV host a FREE Hurricane Expo at Prien Lake Mall.

The Hurricane Expo will focus on safety and preparedness this hurricane season. On Saturday, May 16th this family-friendly event featuring vendors, KPLC-TV anchors and meteorologists and educational presentations will take place at the Prien Lake Mall. Events start at 10 am - 5:30pm.

Exciting giveaways include Sam's Club goody bags for the first 100 people to arrive and official KPLC-TV hurricane-tracking charts. Door prizes include:

Prize Package #1 Total Value: $140
Drawing to be held at 11:50am
IPC Security - CPR Personal Learning Kit
Sam's club First Aid Center Kit
Bayou Sportsman - Cutting Board

Prize Package #2 Total Value: $150
Drawing to be held at 1:05pm
Lighting Whitening - $50.00 Gift Card
Pat Hight Allstate -- Black & Decker Stormtracker radio
Funky Junky - Tote Bag/Wallet/Purse Clip
Not Typical--Certificate for one T-Shirt
Bath and Body Works - Soap and Body Lotion gift set
Candy Craze -- $10 Gift Certificate

Prize Package #3 Total Value: $160
Drawing to be held at 1:40pm
Don's Car Wash -- $45 Gift Card for Oil Changes
Pat Hight Allstate -- 50 quart Coleman Ice Chest
Piccadilly -- $25 Gift card
Not Typical -- Certificate for one T-Shirt
Candy Craze -- $10 Gift Certificate
Dippin Dots Ice Cream -- $10 Gift Card
Shining The Light -- Ornament

Prize Package #4 Total Value: $160
Drawing to be held at 2:40pm
Club Tabby -- Fabulous Makeover
Diamond nails/Le Nails -- $30 Gift Certificate
Bow Boutique --$25 Gift Certificate
Merle Norman -- Gift with Purchase
Not Typical -- Certificate for one T-Shirt
Luggage N More -- Cosmetic Bag
Pat Hight Allstate -- First Aid Kit
Candy Craze -- $5 Gift Certificate
My Style Accessories -- Tote Bag

Drawing to be held at 3:25pm
Sears -- Chain Saw

Drawing to be held at 4:00pm
Ferguson Hardware -- Stainless Steel Holland Grill

Drawing to be held at 5:00pm
JC Penney -- 5 piece patio furniture set

Drawing to be held at 5:30pm
Lake Area Electric -- 5 Kw briggs & Stratton Portable Generator

All drawings will be held in the Dillard's / Sears court area.

A bounce house will also be onsite for kids to enjoy.

Event participants and timing are detailed below:

  • Parking Lot All Day - LCPD's Mobile Command Unit
  • Parking Lot All Day - Calcasieu Parish Sheriff Department's Mobile Command Unit
  • Parking Lot All Day - The National Guard and their Humvee and LMTV
  • 10 a.m.. - KPLC-TV and The National Weather Service
  • 11:15 a.m. - Calcasieu Office of Emergency Preparedness
  • 11:50 a.m. - State Police
  • 12:30 p.m. - State Office of Emergency Preparedness
  • 1:05 p.m. - Louisiana Recovery Authority
  • 1:40 p.m. - Calcasieu Council on Aging
  • 2:15 p.m. - Christus St. Patrick Hospital
  • 2:50 p.m. - Cameron Parish Office of Emergency Preparedness
  • 3:25 p.m.. - Lake Charles Department of Public Works
  • 4 p.m. - KPLC-TV and The National Weather Service

The Prien Lake Mall is located on 496 W. Prien Lake Road Lake Charles, LA 70601

Visit KPLC's 7Stormteam Hurricane Center by clicking here.