Child Safety Day offers family fun and safety education

August 9, 2017

Join Clark Memorial for the hospital’s second annual Child Safety Day on Saturday, August 19 from 9 a.m. to noon.  

Vendor booths will be located in the hospital’s main lobby. There will be fun family activities located at the hospital entrance including carnival games, a tricycle obstacle course, and lots of kid prizes. Jeffersonville police officers, fire department and EMS personnel will be onsite to answer safety questions.

Attendees have a chance to win one of two $100 gift cards by participating in a Scavenger Hunt or by registering at the main lobby desk. Details of the Scavenger Hunt will be given upon registration. In addition, all registered children will receive a free bike helmet distributed the day of the event. Limit 2 per family. Also, if you pre-register at your registration will be placed in a drawing for a $50 Target gift certificate.

Vendors and activities include:

  • Child Seat Safety checks will be offered from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m.
  • Home Depot Children’s Work Shop building station
  • Clark County REMC discuss electrical safety
  • Purdue Extension Clark County will offer information on 4H Club and healthy eating and nutrition
  • John the Balloon Guy offering face painting and balloon art
  • Area pediatricians
  • Vision screenings for school age children provided by VisionWorks*
  • Hearing screenings for school age children provided by Advanced ENT & Allergy*
  • McAllister Chiropractic will offer spinal screenings*
  • Clarksville Spine & Rehabilitation will offer scoliosis screenings* and backpack safety tips
  • New York Life will offer fingerprinting and photo IDs
  • Photo booth
  • Haynes Martial Arts Academy
  • Park Community Credit Union savings and college fund programs and their mascot Parkie
  • Indiana American Water safety and conservation programs and their mascot
  • Free ice cream cups for children (first come, first served)

*All screenings are free.

For more information, contact Alicia Rousseau, community outreach manager at (812) 283-2101.