Area 4th-graders to attend 23rd Progressive Agriculture Safety Days® event Sept. 27
- Author: South Central AHEC
- Author: Thursday, September 13th, 2018
About 700 fourth-graders from Warren, Allen and Edmonson counties will participate in the 23rd annual Progressive Agriculture Safety Days® program on Sept. 27 at WKU’s L.D. Brown Agricultural Exposition Center.
The field trip provides these fourth-grade students a fun and interactive educational experience about a variety of safety topics. The students will rotate through different sessions covering topics such as weather, water, fire, sun, tractor and roadway safety.
Educational sessions will be held from 9 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. with a special Electric Safety demonstration sponsored by Tri-County Electric at lunchtime.
The event is sponsored by the Kentucky Partnership for Farm Family Health and Safety, Inc., in partnership with the South Central Area Health Education Center and the WKU Institute for Rural Health.
The Progressive Agriculture Safety Days® is recognized as the largest rural safety and health education program for children in North America, provides training and resources for local communities to conduct one-day safety and health programs that are age-appropriate, hands-on, fun, and safe for children. The Kentucky Partnership was one of the original organizations involved in the Progressive Agriculture Safety Days® program.
Over 100 volunteers from many community agencies plus students and faculty from WKU will donate their time and talents to ensure the success of this community-based educational event.
For information, contact Catherine Malin, Assistant Project Director, South Central AHEC, at firstname.lastname@example.org or (270) 745-3325; or Dr. Susan Jones, Board Member of the Kentucky Partnership for Farm Family Health and Safety, Inc., at email@example.com or (270) 745-3213 or (270) 792-5165.