PO Box 360
Trenton, NJ 08625-0360

For Release:
June 11, 2012

Mary E. O'Dowd, M.P.H.
Commissioner

For Further Information Contact:
Office of Communications
(609) 984-7160

Media Advisory: Stay Safe this Summer! 120 Fourth Grade Students to Watch Safety Demonstrations

Health and Senior Services Commissioner Mary E. O'Dowd and Deputy Commissioner Dr. Arturo Brito will join Children and Families Commissioner Allison Blake, Perth Amboy Mayor Wilda Diaz and more than 100 4d graders to discuss summer safety on Wednesday, June 13, at the Raritan Bay Area YMCA in Perth Amboy.

Staying safe at the pool and on the playground, proper bicycle safety, and being sure to know about fire safety will all be topics that are discussed and demonstrated to the children at the event.  A nutritionist will make healthy snacks and Perth Amboy fire safety officials will stage a demonstration to teach children how to escape a burning building.

Who:

  • Health and Senior Services Commissioner Mary E. O'Dowd
  • Children and Families Commissioner Allison Blake
  • Health and Senior Services Commissioner Deputy Commissioner Dr. Arturo Brito
  • Perth Amboy Mayor Wilda Diaz
  • Nutritionist and Author Felicia Stoler, DCN, MS, RD, FACSM
  • Perth Amboy Police/Fire Representatives
  • 120fourth graders and their parents
  • YMCA representatives

 

When:

Wednesday, June 13 - 2-3 pm

 

Where:

Raritan Bay Area YMCA,

365 New Brunswick Ave.

Perth Amboy, NJ 08861

732.442.3632