This Saturday! Don’t Miss the Annual Safety Fair at Fairgrounds at Stanley Park
Kids and adults are invited to the annual Estes Park Public Safety Fair this Saturday, May 17, sponsored by the Estes Park Police Department. This fun, family event takes place from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the Fairgrounds at Stanley Park, at 1209 Manford Avenue. Estes Park Police Officers will be serving free hamburgers, hot dogs, snacks and beverages, donated by local businesses, from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. for all attendees.
The 2014 Safety Fair is part of “Emergency Preparedness Month” in Estes Park. More than 20 regional public safety agencies will converge on Estes Park for the Safety Fair, bringing equipment and apparatus ranging from a bomb robot, to medical evacuation helicopters, to dive rescue apparatus and more. Salud Family Health Center will be in attendance with their mobile unit and will also be giving away youth bicycle helmets. The Red Cross will feature Bio Lynceus, a potable water filtration system for safe drinking water. Agency representatives will be on hand for demonstrations and to answer any questions attendees may have. Other local agencies currently signed up to participate include the Estes Valley Fire Protection District, Colorado Parks and Wildlife, Rocky Mountain National Park and Larimer County Sheriff.
Local businesses have generously donated door prizes, including movie tickets and bowling games. Families can pick up a free water bottle and other giveaways from the Estes Park Police Department. Children can register to win one of four bikes to be given away at 1 p.m.
“This event offers a great opportunity to learn about the services of our public safety agencies – a huge thank you goes out to all of our volunteers and contributors for making this event happen,” noted Police Chief Wes Kufeld. Donations provided by Chicago’s Best, Walmart, Reel Mountain Theater, Chippers Lanes, Estes Park Rent All, Ice Man, Poppy’s Pizza and Grill, Safeway and McDonald’s. For more information about the Safety Fair, please call Officer Jerry Twigg, event coordinator, at 970-577-3867.
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