|Education Program To Help Local Youth|
POSTED: December 29, 2008
ASHVILLE - Real Estate Advantage and Hollyloft Ski and Bikes recently donated goods and services to the Chautauqua County Safety Education Village.
Real Estate Advantage donated 200 helmets to keep children safe during their trips around the village. They have also agreed to a lifetime replacement for any helmet that becomes damaged or cracked. Partnering with Hollyloft, safety village officials purchased bicycles from a $2,000 grant made possible from Chautauqua County Executive Greg Edwards' office. Hollyloft ordered the bikes at a discounted rate and assembled all the bikes to ensure safety. In addition, they have agreed to provide free maintenance in the future.
''It's through the generosity of individuals and businesses like Real Estate Advantage and Hollyloft, that this project is becoming a reality,'' said Terri Kindberg, safety village coordinator. ''Their support will help us to teach area youth about safety, so that it's not only learned, but practiced each and everyday.''
The project will teach children about street and railway crossing safety, street sign recognition, bicycle safety, emergency preparedness and other safety-related scenarios. There will be a fire education center that will allow trained firefighters to teach electrical safety and fill rooms with simulated smoke, allowing children to practice escape plans and then gather at a designated meeting location.
For more information, call Ms. Kindberg at 664-5859 or visit http://www.ccsev.org/.
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