The Child Abuse Prevention Council will be sponsoring the twelfth annual “Safe and Healthy” Kids Fair. The event will take place on Tuesday, July 26, 2016, at the Roberts Memorial Building in Keosauqua from 5:00 p.m. until 7:00 p.m. and is open to all Van Buren County residents.
The fair theme this year will be PBS Kids with many fun games and activities for kids. As always the fair will focus on keeping kids, ages 0-18 in the county safe and healthy. Topics that will be covered include: child abuse prevention, nutrition, mental health, dental, immunizations, lead poisoning, fire safety, literacy, quality child care and preschools, parenting skills, and much more. Last year 35-40 exhibitors participated in the fair.
All school-aged children from Van Buren Community Schools, Harmony Community Schools, and home-schooled children will receive free school supplies. Handouts promoting health and safety will be given to each child as well as other community services. A free book and backpack will be given to each student who attends the fair. A raffle will also take place where prizes will be given away being donated by the various vendors.