Camden, DE – The Seventeenth (17th) Annual Kent County Safe Summer Day is scheduled for Saturday, June 13, 2015 from 10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. It will be held at Brecknock Park in Camden, Delaware. This annual event, which will be held rain or shine, brings safety and health professionals together to ensure the community has a great start to the summer season.
The Safe Summer Day Planning Committee is looking for vendors who can provide information or interactive displays on topics relevant to child safety and injury prevention. There is no charge to vendors or participants. Tables pop-up tents, and electric hook ups (upon request) will be available for vendors to display, demonstrate, or distribute any safety-related information.
Past Safe Summer Day events have included a variety of interactive displays, a free child safety seat check event, a tour of the Kent County Library bookmobile, child fingerprinting, a demonstration by the Delaware State Police K-9 unit, karate demonstrations, and vehicle extrications. Safety and health related information on topics such as water/boating/pool safety, traffic injury prevention topics, fall prevention, fire safety, substance abuse prevention and other topics will also be distributed. Food and drinks will be available for purchase.
Kent County Safe Summer Day is sponsored by Kent County Levy Court through its Department of Parks and Recreation, and planning for the event is supported by the following organizations: Delaware Office of Highway Safety, Delaware State Fire School, Delaware State Police, Dover A.F.B. 436th AW, Dover A.F.B. 512th CES, Kent County EMS, Kent County Fire Police Association, Kent County Volunteer Firefighter’s Association, and Safe Kids Delaware.
Vendors who are interested in joining us for this year’s event, please contact Kim O’Malley at firstname.lastname@example.org
(or 302-739-4773), or Wayne McCarty at 302-744-2489. Vendor registrations must be sent by May 29th
. Approval of vendors is at the discretion of the event planning committee. Get regular update about important child safety and injury prevention information; follow us on Facebook at www.facebook.com/SafeKidsDelaware
and on Twitter at @SafeKidsDE.
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About Safe Kids Delaware
Safe Kids Delaware is a 501(c)3 non- profit organization established in 1989, dedicated to preventing unintentional childhood injury, the number one cause of death for children in the United States. Its members include State and County agencies, the Fire Service, EMS, Parks and Recreation, and more. Safe Kids Delaware is a member of Safe Kids Worldwide, a global network of organizations dedicated to preventing unintentional injury. For more information on SAFE KIDS national programs and priority areas, visit www.safekids.org