Today Secretary of State Jason Kander announced the dates of five disaster preparedness workshops intended for employees and volunteers of the State. On April 28th workshops will be presented in Cape Girardeau at the Department of Conservation Building. The free workshops will begin at 10 a.m. until 3p.m. Missouri State Archives conservators will cover topics like disaster mitigation (MI-TI-GATION), response and recovery procedures, plus planning resources and strategies. For information or to register call 573 526 1981.