City, county and state vehicles were all parked at frontier park today for the annual children’s safety expo.
More than 40 touch a truck vehicles were at the event for kids to see, touch, and get behind the wheel of.
“This is a wonderful opportunity for youth to get a touch point with public safety in a non emergency situation, so when they see a fire truck, police car, or things like that, they know that’s their friends doing hard work for the right reasons, so it’s just a feel good way to introduce younger people to public safety,” said Grant Wehrli, State Representative for District 41.
Parents even got a chance to speak with local law enforcement and learn about ways to keep their children safe for the upcoming year.
“It’s a great opportunity for something to do right before school starts you get to see all these pubic safety people in a very comfortable setting,” said Michael Connelly, State Senator for the 21st District.
The event also featured a traveling world of reptiles show with snakes and frogs for kids to also get their hands on.
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