Third Annual Safety Saturday, Sept. 24

Monday, September 19, 2011

The Virginia Beach Fire Department and Lowe’s of East Virginia Beach will host the third annual Safety Saturday on Sept. 24 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at Lowe’s, 2403 Virginia Beach Blvd. The public is invited to attend.  


Safety Saturday was developed to bring together community safety advocates, businesses and residents to share a variety of safety-related topics. This event is made possible by the following community partners: Drive Safe Hampton Roads, AAA of Tidewater Virginia, DMV Office of Highway Safety and the city departments of Fire, Police, CERT, EMS, Parks and Recreation, Public Health, Human Resources and more.


The event will include child passenger safety seat checks from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. in conjunction with National Child Passenger Safety Week, as well as activities on fire safety, water safety, emergency preparedness, crime prevention, chainsaw safety, and fire truck and ambulance tours.


There also will be visits by Buckets the Safety Clown, McGruff the Crime Dog, Tubeman and Longfellow Water Safety Buddies.


For more information, contact Tim Riley at (757) 385-1075 or Keith Arnold at (757) 385-2875.


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