Rowland Unified School District

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SAFE COMMUNITIES FESTIVAL THIS SATURDAY MARCH 24

SAFE COMMUNITIES FESTIVAL MARCH 24 AT ROWLAND HEIGHTS COMMUNITY PARK

ROWLAND HEIGHTS, CA – MARCH 21, 2012 – The community is invited to attend the 19th annual Safe Communities Festival on Saturday, March 25, 2012 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at Rowland Heights Community Park. The festival celebrates the role all facets of the community play in promoting a safe, secure and peaceful environment for all to enjoy. The Safe Communities Festival will feature more than 30 health and information booths, entertainment, food and game booths, public safety displays and demonstrations by community groups, Rowland Unified schools and public service organizations. School, community and public service groups interested in providing entertainment for the community stage and/or a booth for activities or food/games as a fundraiser for your organization.

          The Festival comes as the conclusion of the community-wide celebration of Safe Communities Week, March 19 - 26, 2012. The event is sponsored by Los Angeles County Supervisor Don Knabe’s Office, Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department, Los Angeles County Parks and Recreation Department/Southeast Recreation District, California Highway Patrol – Santa Fe Springs Office, Operation Safe Community, the Rowland Unified School District and the Rowland Unified School District Safety and Drug Alcohol Tobacco Education (DATE) Program.

          The Rowland Heights Community Park is located at 1500 Banida in Rowland Heights.   For more information on the Safe Communities Festival, please call the Rowland Unified DATE Office at (626) 854-8340.  


Safe Communities Festival Booth Participants

Booth

Number

Organization

Focus

Front Grassy

Area

Check-In Booth

Assist Organizations

w/ check in

01

Rowland Unified School District

 

 

 

Nutrition Project

 

Nutrition &physical activity promotion

02

 

Walnut Valley Water District

 

Water education & conservation materials

03

California Highway Patrol

Traffic Safety Information

04

Legal Shield

Legal and identify theft protection

05

Dr. Nimesh Ladhawala

Complementary exam & massage

06

Jesus es Amor

Beef tacos, burritos, tamales, quesadillas,

07

Nogales High School Choir Booster

Tacos, BBQ skewers, rice

         08

Rowland Water District

Water conservation & awareness

09

SGV Best Babies Colleborative/GEM

Information & support to improve women’s quality of life, achieve healthy births. Help with insurance progams

10

 

L.A. County Sheriff’s Department

Drug & Gang prevention information. Information on S.T.A.R. program, which is taught to students in schools by deputy sheriff’s

11

LASD Parks Bureau

Information on services offered to community

12

Nogales High School Football Boosters

Fund raiser for football program

13

Sam’s Club

Promotion of memberships  and re-newals

14

American Cancer Society – Hacienda Hgts, Relay for Life

Information, recruit volunteers

15

Share Our Strength’s Great American Bake Sale

Fundraiser for childhood hunger in the U.S.

16

Diamond Bar Club Soccer

 

17

L.A. County Teen Program

 

18

Walnut Youth Activities League

 

19

 

Office of Assembly Majority Leader

Charles M. Calderon

Information

      20

 

RUSD Health Services

Provide information on Rowland health services, children’s clinic and t-dap requirement

21

Southlands Christian Schools

Information dissemination

22

Bright Health Physicians

Table top games w/prizes Pediatric & family focused healthy living info.

23

Santana High School

Disseminating information on sale online practices

24

Credit Union of Southern Calif.

Information about the credit union and membership

25

Los Angeles County Registrar-recorder

Voter information and registration

26

Row Hgts Community Coordinating Council

Information of CERT, disaster preparedness

27

Family Resource Center and First Five

Information of resources available

28

East Valley Comm. Health Center

Distribution of brochures re:  health info & assistance with health insurance

29

Giano Intermediate School

Dissemination information about the importance of organ donation.  Face painting for children

30

Bikers Against Child Abuse

Inland Empire Chapter

Fundraiser or donations.  To empower abused children and support them through their trials

31

Parents in Partnership

Distribute pamphlets

32

Jack’s Lock and Key

Locksmith, security

33

Rowland Raiders Football & Cheer

Recruitment

34

State Farm Insurance

Information – general safety, fire safety, loss mitigation

 

 

 

11:30 – 2:00     Entertainment and door prizes:       Provided by Los Angeles County Parks and Recreation Department

Karen’s Kids;   Tiny Tots; Tai Chi Program;

Hula Dance;            Wrestling;        Marshal Arts

                             

11:45                      Fly-over (emergency permitting basis)

 

12:00                      Jaw of Life demonstration – Los Angeles County Fire Department

 

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