Fire trucks, helicopters and free required school immunizations for children four through 18 years old are just a few of the exciting activities available to families from throughout Washoe County at the combined “Lights, Sirens, Safety” and “Give Kids a Boost” health and safety fair on Saturday, June 7, 2014 at the Sun Valley Neighborhood Center at 115 West 6th Avenue from 10am-1pm.
The Washoe County Sheriff’s Office and Truckee Meadows Fire Protection District are joining forces with REMSA, Immunize Nevada, Safe Kids Washoe County, Virginia Palmer Elementary School, Rotary Club of Reno Sunrise, the Sun Valley Resource Center and a number of other community resource agencies to provide a free, three-hour event, filled with fun and information aimed at helping kids grow up safe and healthy.
Prevention is the key to keeping your families safe and this free event helps residents of all ages learn more about the tools and resources available in Washoe County to create a safer environment at home and at work.
“Lights, Sirens, Safety” provides hands-on information about a variety of crime prevention and personal safety topics. Safety fair visitors may take part in interactive demonstrations and equipment exhibits, featuring the RAVEN Helicopter, firefighting apparatus, Care Flight, K-9s, Motor Units, Washoe County Sheriff’s Reserves, the Sheriff’s Mobile Auxiliary Response Team (S.M.A.R.T.), the Community Emergency Response Team (CERT), AlertID/Neighborhood Watch, and the Emergency Services Dispatch Center.