Safe Kids NC to provide books for children at pedestrian safety event

WHO:             Safe Kids NC, Safe Kids Orange County, Representative David Price, Orange County Sheriff’s Office, Hillsborough Elementary School, FedEx


WHAT:           Rep. David Price will read the brief children’s book “Clifford Takes a Walk” to an assembly of kindergarten through second-grade students (approximately 250 children). Next, there will be a brief presentation of pedestrian safety tips for the children by representatives from Orange County Sheriff’s Office. Safe Kids NC is also providing copies of “Clifford Takes a Walk” for the students, which school teachers will distribute to their classrooms after the assembly.


WHEN:          Thursday, January 23, 2020

                        9:00 a.m. – 10:30 a.m.


WHERE:        Hillsborough Elementary School

                        402 N. Nash Street

                        Hillsborough, NC 27278


WHY:            This event is to raise awareness about walking safety and promote healthy behavior. Safe Kids’ work on pedestrian safety been a core part of our mission for over 20 years. This work includes educational programming focused on teaching children how to safely navigate their surroundings on foot. Since the beginning of the program, more than 8.2 million students from 10,000 schools around the world have participated.

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