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Hundreds of kids showed up on Saturday, June 1, 2013 in the Frankfort Regional Medical Center parking lot to participate in it’s 2nd Annual “Kids Safety Day”.  Kid’s Safety Day is an annual event held in memory of Charlie Semones to increase awareness of child safety issues. The event was free to the public, and the first 300 children in attendance recieved a free bike safety helmet. The event addressed the following safety issues:

  • Bike safety (Charlie’s Challenge bike safety course)
  • Child ID Kits
  • Child safety seat checks
  • Pool safety
  • Horse safety
  • Fire safety
  • Gun safety
  • Child abuse
  • Train safety
  • Summertime vehicle dangers

Children were encouraged to bring their bicycles to participate in the bike safety course.

“Kid’s Safety Day is a great way for children and families to learn more about how to stay safe while enjoying many fun activities,” said Chip Peal, the hospital’s Chief Executive Officer.