Home Safety Month Campaign Highlights…
Anchored by the launch of MySafeHome.org and the release of new room-specific research, Home Safety Month 2008 marks HSC's most successful and wide-reaching Home Safety Month campaign to date. During June, HSC reached millions of families across the country with injury prevention messages, encouraging them to visit MySafeHome.org and take a room-by-room approach to making their homes safer.
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HSC Welcomed the Ten Kids Prepare America Winners to Washington, DC…
HSC was proud to host the ten Kids Prepare America contest grand prize winners as they gathered in Washington, DC to be recognized at HSC's Salute to Home Safety awards dinner in June. As part of the prize, each winner traveled with an adult family member and his or her teacher to tour the nation's capital.
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The Great Safety Adventure® Delivers Safety Messages to Military Families at Fort Campbell …
The Great Safety Adventure traveled to Fort Campbell, Kentucky in June to participate in a day-long safety fair designed to address safety concerns among military families. HSC president Meri-K Appy joined with Army dignitaries and development partners from Actus Lend Lease, WinnResidential and Fort Campbell Family Housing to share important safety lessons with children and caregivers whose loved ones are on active duty overseas.
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HSC Wraps-Up the Expert Network Webinar Series…
In May, HSC concluded the Expert Network Webinar Series made possible in part through a Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) Fire Prevention and Safety grant. HSC hosted ten Webinars featuring national safety experts. The Webinars were designed to introduce Expert Network members to cutting-edge research and proven home safety and preparedness teaching tools - without the expense of travel.
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HSC Collaborates Low Literacy Workshop for Poison Prevention Educators…
HSC's Dr. Angela Mickalide traveled to Clearwater Beach, Florida with representatives from The Banner Poison Control Center (BPCC) to launch the first poison control center training workshop on the topic of communicating safety messages to a low literacy population. Made possible by a Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA) grant, HSC is proud to collaborate with BPCC on this unique outreach program to help poison control center educators and literacy professionals reach the underserved, low literacy population with critical safety messages.
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