Exciting future for Children's Safety Village
On Thursday, February 16 we invited media and some potential training partners to join us for lunch. The Safety Village has been getting some good publicity from our local media and we wanted to be sure they knew what we do and what we're planning for the future!
In addition to a great presentation by Officer Dan how our elementary school programs run now, we heard from a few more people that we hope to feature in the Safety Village soon!
Personal Safety: Matt Richardson
Fire Safety: Belleville Fire Department, John Lake
Railway Safety: CN Police, Phil Cyr
February 16, 2017
Kiwanis First to Support Children's Safety Village Transportation Fund
On January 24, Chair Richard Hanson and Vice-Chair/Treasurer Jean Czyczyro (centre) accepted the first donation to the Transportation Fund, designed to increase accessibility to the Children's Safety Village from Kiwanis president, Allan Twamley (left) and Past President Susan Sweet (right).
The Kiwanis Club of Belleville has been supporting a variety of children’s programs in the Belleville area since 1923. In the 50s, they supported the Elmer Safety program and even leased a vehicle in the 60s for the Safety Officer. In 2004, when the Safety Village was first built, they