Media Release: Safe on Saturday event planned for March 21, teaches children about safety

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Saturday, March 21, from 10:00 am to 3:00 pm

03-09-2009 (Dayton, OH) - Safe Kids Greater Dayton, led by The Children's Medical Center of Dayton, is hosting the 16th annual Safe on Saturday on Saturday, March 21, in partnership with the Parents Advancing Choice in Education (PACE) School and Community EXPO. The event will be held from 10:00 am to 3:00 pm at Sinclair Community College, Building 12.

Safe on Saturday is a free day of fun and safety education for children and their families in the Miami Valley.

Activities include:

  • A bike safety station giving education and free helmets (quantities limited).
  • The child passenger safety room focusing on Ohio's new booster seat law.
  • The Franklin Fire Department's Hazard House teaching children to recognize safety hazards in the home.
  • The Dayton Children's Teddy Bear Clinic welcoming children ages 4 through 12 and their favorite stuffed animal to learn about visiting the doctor.
  • Boonshoft Museum of Discovery's Wise About Eye traveling display.
  • Kohl's A Minute of Kids education stations covering burn prevention and dog bite safety.
  • Many other safety stations covering topics such as poison safety, pedestrian safety, helmet safety, fire prevention, and much more!

The PACE School and Community EXPO will feature educational opportunities for every age - public schools, private schools, charter schools, faith-based schools, tutorial programs, after-school care options, supplemental education services, colleges and universities, adult education programs and much more!

The EXPO is free to the public and will help parents and visitors make informed choices regarding education and provide an opportunity to find out what is available in the Greater Dayton community.

For more information about Safe on Saturday, call The Children's Medical Center at 937-641-3385.

About Dayton Children's:
The Children's Medical Center of Dayton is the region's only medical facility dedicated to children. Consistently recognized as one of the country's best pediatric hospitals, Dayton Children's provides medical treatment, advice and information for children and families from 20 Ohio counties and eastern Indiana. Dayton Children's accreditation by the Joint Commission on Accreditation of Healthcare Organizations ensures the regions' infants, children and teens receive excellent pediatric care. For more children's health and safety information, visit our web site at

For more information, contact:
Marketing Communications Department
Phone: 937-641-3666


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