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St. Francis to host Summer Safety Spectacular

Updated: Jun. 10, 2021 at 10:29 AM CDT
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GRAND ISLAND, Neb. (KSNB) - CHI Health St. Francis invites the community to its free Summer Safety Spectacular from 10 a.m. to noon on Saturday, June 12 in the hospital’s parking lot near the Regional Cancer Center.

The first-time event, created to help families enjoy outdoor activities safely this summer, will feature games, refreshments, giveaways and summer safety tips from the experts.

“This year especially, everyone is excited to hit the pool, get back on the lake and enjoy biking. Our expert staff and community partners want to help make it a safe summer for everyone. You can have fun and be safe, too,” says Kiley Grzywa, director, St. Francis Emergency Department. “At St. Francis, it’s not only our mission to keep our community safe and healthy, it’s who we are.”

Family-friendly activities at the outdoor safety event will include:

» water safety with experienced lifeguards

» boat safety and life jacket tips

» bike safety

» teddy bear check-up clinic

» meet and greet area first responders including the AirCare flight crew

» games

» inflatables

» CHI Health ride-on train for kids

» surprise visit from superheroes

» and much more

Hotdogs, chips and drinks will also be provided with help from community donors including Island Indoor Climate, MEDS, Nebraska State Fair, Pepsi and Sam’s Club.

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