Dear Safety Advocate:

     Join us and help prevent the number one cause of death
for children 14 and under: Accidental Death

Ensuring the safety of the children around us takes a team effort, won't you help?
For more information or to volunteer for the Safe Kids Kalamazoo County, call (269) 341-8830

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Child Passenger Safety Technician Certification Course

(Car Seat Technician Training Course)

Check back for 2016 dates

$185 fees include National registration, materials, T-Shirt, breakfast and Lunch daily.

Classes will be held at :

Oshtemo Fire Station #2
3500 S. 6th St.
Kalamazoo, MI 49009

* Application Documents *

Goals and Expectations

Please contact Deb Carpenter @ 269-341-8830 for more information



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Safe Kids Kalamazoo County

LOCATION: Bronson Gilmore Center for Health Education
NOON - 1:00 (salad bar available - $5 donation)

JANUARY Board and Membership Meets January 15, 2015 (Gilmore Forum Rm C)

(Coalition Performance Assessment Tool)

FEBRUARY Board and Membership Meets February 19, 2015 (Fetzer Board Room)
    (Nominations Committee Formed)
Burn Awareness Month
Car Seat Check @ Comstock Fire - River St. 2/21/2015
MARCH Board and Membership Meets March 19, 2015 (Fetzer Board Room)
    Poison Prevention Week March 15 - 21, 2015
CPS - CEU Course 3/13/2015
APRIL Board and Membership Meets April 16, 2015   (Gilmore Forum Rm B)

(Slate Approved/Annual Reports due from Action Group Chairs Due)
Car Seat Check @ KDPS Station #45 4/25/2015
Safe Kids Day 2015 (Fundraising Activities/Events TBD)

MAY (Annual Meeting) Board and Membership Meets May 21, 2015    (forum room A, B, C + Auditorium)

(Election/Membership Recruitment)
Keynote: Judy Bannon Executive Director at SIDS of PA, Inc. & Founder of Cribs for Kids
Safe Kids Annual Report Published / Coalition Membership Survey
Bike Safety Month - Bicycle Safety Adventure Sat. May 30, 2015

JUNE Board and Membership Meets June 18, 2015 (Fetzer Board Room)

(Budget/Action Plans/Calendar Development)
Home Safety Month
CPS Certification Class (6/18, 6/19,6/25, 6/26, 2015)
Car Seat Check @ Kohl's on W. Main - 6/26/2015

JULY Board and Membership Meets July 16, 2015(TBA)
Fire Works Safety
AUGUST Board and Membership Meets August 20, 2015 (Fetzer Board Room)
Back to School Safety
SEPTEMBER Board and Membership Meets Sept. 17, 2015  (Fetzer Board Room)
Child Passenger Safety Week - September 13 - 19, 2015
Seat Check @ Westwood Fire Station – 9/19/2015
Baby Safety Month
OCTOBER Board and Membership Meets October 15, 2015 (Gilmore Forum Rm C)
Fire Prevention Week 10/4 - 10/10, 2015
Walk To School Day October 7, 2015
NOVEMBER Board and Membership Meets November 19, 2015 (Fetzer Board Room)
Committee Action Plans & projected budgets due
Car Seat Check @ Cole Automotive on Stadium Dr. - 11/7/2015
DECEMBER Board and Membership Meets December 17, 2015  (Gilmore Forum Rm C)

Toy Safety & Gifts Month

Videos From Previous Years

2009-2010 Safe Kids Tribute from SafeKids Kalamazoo on Vimeo.

2008-2009 Safe Kids Tribute from SafeKids Kalamazoo on Vimeo.

Safe Kids Tribute from BMH on Vimeo.

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