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Posted: Monday, October 15th 2012 at 1:17pm

Children learn about safety at Rabun County event

By Rob Moore Editor
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A variety of emergency vehicles were on display at Saturday's Community Safety Day in Clayton. The event was sponsored by SAFE KIDS Rabun County and The Home Depot.
CLAYTON – On Saturday, nearly 300 children learned about public safety agencies, and what to do in an emergency situation.

SAFE KIDS Rabun County and Home Depot hosted Community Safety Day at Home Depot in Clayton.

Coalition Coordinator Lisa Thompson of Rabun County Sheriff’s Office said the event went well.

“We would like to thank all the workers who volunteered their time to make this day special for all the children,” Thompson said.

In addition to the event hosts, participating agencies included Rabun County Sheriff’s Office, Clayton Police Department, Sheriff Frank Andrews, Georgia State Patrol, Clayton Fire Department, U.S. Forest Service, Georgia Forestry Commission, Rabun County Emergency Management Agency Rescue, Pilot Club of Clayton, Rabun County Emergency Medical Services, Life Force air ambulance, Georgia Department of Natural Resources, McDonald’s, Chick-fil-A, WMU, Pearls Club, car seat technicians, Rabun County Explorers, Ingles, and Andy’s Market.

“This was a great day for the kids in our community,” Thompson said.
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