Safety and well­ness first at Guardian

In­dus­try hosts free fam­ily event high­light­ing health, se­cu­rity

The Covington News - - News -

Guardian Au­to­mo­tive will be cel­e­brat­ing 40 years of busi­ness in New­ton County next year and has planned sev­eral events for em­ploy­ees and county res­i­dents as part of their con­tin­u­ing com­mit­ment to the lo­cal com­mu­nity.

On Oct. 18, Guardian will hold a free Safety and Well­ness Fair for their em­ploy­ees and the gen­eral pub­lic. The fair will be held from 10 a. m. un­til 2 p. m. at the Guardian Au­to­mo­tive fa­cil­ity, lo­cated next to the new Wal- Mart on In­dus­trial Blvd in Cov­ing­ton.

More than 30 ven - dors and com­mu­nity ser­vices will be par­tic­i­pat­ing w i th ser­vices rang­ing from blood pres­sure checks, man­i­cures and pedi­cures, fire safety train­ing and vi­sion screen­ing. There will also be many ac­tiv­i­ties pro­mot­ing a healthy life­style for the en­tire fam­ily like bounce houses, mu­sic, danc­ing, give­aways and a salad- eat­ing con­test. Plant tours and demon­stra­tions are also sched­uled.

Raf­fle tick­ets will be sold for $ 2 each for healthy liv­ing prizes in­clud­ing bikes, spa gift cer­tifi­cates and sport­sre­lated items. All pro­ceeds from the raf­fle tick­ets will go to the New­ton County Recre­ation Depart­ment’s Mir­a­cle League project.

The Mir­a­cle League pro­gram pro­vides an op­por- tu­nity for chil­dren with men­tal and/ or phys­i­cal chal­lenges to play base­ball. Fields are de­signed for wheelcha i r ac­ces­si­bil­ity and with a spe­cially de­signed rub­ber turf field. As part of their com­mit­ment to the lo­cal com­mu­nity, Guardian will also do­nate all monies from their re­cy­cling to The Mir­a­cle League.

For more in­for­ma­tion on the Safety and Well­ness Fair or The Mir­a­cle League pro­gram, con­tact Jamie Younce with Guardian Au­to­mo­tive at ( 678) 342- 8628.

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