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American Red Cross holds Safety City for kindergartners

American Red Cross holds Safety City for kindergartners

| June 24, 2019

COSHOCTON – Two buildings at the Coshocton County Fairgrounds were transformed into a classroom and a miniature city for children attending Safety City. “Safety City is seven days long and we teach the children many things to keep them safe as they start kindergarten in the fall,” said Sher Alloway, the facilitator for the week. […]

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Safety City teaches students a variety of lessons

Safety City teaches students a variety of lessons

| June 26, 2018

COSHOCTON – Justin Vu’s favorite part of Safety City was learning, which is exactly what the seven day program was about. The Red Cross program is funded by United Way and is geared toward children entering kindergarten. It was held June 20-22 and June 25-28 at the fairgrounds. “We try to teach them as many […]

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Kindergarteners learn safety tips at Safety City

Kindergarteners learn safety tips at Safety City

| August 5, 2016 | 0 Comments

COSHOCTON – Coshocton County Red Cross had its annual Safety City event at the fairgrounds Aug. 1 – 9 where more than 40 kindergarteners learned gun safety, fire safety, school bus safety, and many other safety techniques. The kids were split between two sessions, a morning and an evening session. Half of the students participated […]

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Safety City educates kindergarten students

Safety City educates kindergarten students

| August 4, 2015 | 0 Comments

COSHOCTON – Another generation of soon to be kindergarten students learned a variety of safety lessons thanks to Red Cross Safety City. “I went as a kid and it was helpful,” said Scott Moses, one of the program’s teen/tween volunteers. “I like being in the classroom with the kids and helping them learn and understand.” […]

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Red Cross to offer Safety City

Red Cross to offer Safety City

| July 24, 2014 | 0 Comments

COSHOCTON – If you have a child entering kindergarten this fall, you’ll want to be sure to have them attend Safety City. “One of the goals of the American Red Cross is community disaster education,” said Rachel Benedetti, an AmeriCorps Volunteer who runs Safety City for the Red Cross. “We want to treat and alleviate […]

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Organizations get kids ready for school

Organizations get kids ready for school

| August 15, 2012 | 0 Comments

Several local organizations have been busy helping kids get ready to head back to school. The Mentoring Center of Coshocton County hosted a clothing drive to gather items for children in the Bigs/Littles and Side by Side program. Hygiene products, school supplies and backpacks also were collected. Women of Witness and New Beginnings Ministries also […]

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