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Safe Kids Pierce County seeking new members

Post by Christian Hill / The News Tribune on Sep. 5, 2012 at 12:35 pm with No Comments »
September 5, 2012 12:35 pm

Safe Kids Pierce County is seeking new members to join the coalition striving to keep local youth safe and injury-free.

The coalition’s next meeting is at 10 a.m. Sept. 13 at the West Pierce Fire & Rescue station located at 5000 Steilacoom Blvd. SW. The topic of the meeting is sports injury prevention and two presenters will speak about overuse and head injuries,  the importance of hydration and more.

Members will receive training, access to safety materials for distribution and participation in programs such as life jacket loaning, car seat checks, custom fitting of helmets and distribution of smoke alarms.

Safe Kids includes — but is not limited to — teachers, firefighters, police officers, medical professionals parents, youth sports coaches and lifeguards.

For more information, click here.

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