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Fun for All Ages at Ashe County Safety Day on Saturday, Aug . 1 at ACHS

If you are looking for a fun filled day with family and friends, while learning about safety and interacting with emergency personnel and law enforcement, this is the event for you.

The Ashe County Safety Day is an educational event that is free and open to all ages – families included. The event will be held Saturday, Aug. 1 from 10am to 2pm at the Ashe County High School.

The many activities that will be featured at this event include:

  • Live demonstrations from emergency personnel and law enforcement
  • Children’s bike rodeo to teach bike and pedestrian safety and proper fit of helmets
  • Blue Ridge Electric with a live demonstration of the power of electricity
  • Park and Forest Rangers
  • Smoke House
  • Bounce Houses
  • EMS Helicopter (weather permitting)
  • Smokey the Bear

The event will also feature police cars, fire trucks, ambulances, rescue vehicles, and a helicopter (weather permitting)!

T-shirts and helmets for kids will be given away on a first come, first serve basis so be sure and get out to the event early!

There will also be food available for purchase from Hunter Helping Kids.


For more information about the Ashe County Safety Day or to schedule an interview, please contact Stephanie Bunch, Health Promotion Director Appalachian District Health Department at (828) 264-4995 or by email at stephanie.craven@apphealth.com.