Gor­don County LEPC to host 3rd an­nual Health & Safety Fair Oct. 7

Calhoun Times - - FRONT PAGE - By Brandi Owczarz

The Gor­don County Lo­cal Emer­gency Plan­ning Com­mit­tee will be host­ing the third an­nual Health & Safety Fair at the Home De­pot, lo­cated at 1280 Cur­tis Park­way in Cal­houn, on Satur­day, Oct. 7 from 9 a. m. - 12 noon.

A Kids Work­shop will be pre­sented by Home De­pot. Re­sources will be giv­ing out con­cern­ing how to keep chil­dren safe, in­clud­ing fire, stranger dan­ger and drugs. At­ten­dees can meet lo­cal first re­spon­ders and tour emer­gency ve­hi­cles, and there will be in­for­ma­tion and give­aways on how to pre­pare for an emer­gency.

The var­i­ous emer­gency ser­vice agen­cies that will pro­vide health and safety tips to chil­dren vis­it­ing in­clude the Cal­houn Fire De­part­ment, Cal­houn Po­lice De­part­ment, Ge­or­gia Forestry Com­mis­sion, Ge­or­gia Na­tional Guard, Gor­don County EMA, Gor­don County Fire & Res­cue, Gor­don County Sher­iff’s Of­fice, Gor­don Hos­pi­tal, the U. S. For­est Ser­vice, Owen Se­cu­rity So­lu­tions, Cal­houn- Gor­don County Li­brary, The Coun­cil on Al­co­hol and Drugs, Ge­or­gia State Pa­trol and Ge­or­gia De­part­ment of Pub­lic Health.

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