Fifth Annual Free Festival Features Fire Trucks, Family Fun
Health and Safety Day coming to Tamarac May 13th
Fremont, Mich – Spectrum Health Gerber Memorial will feature fire trucks, an obstacle course, crash scene demonstrations, free screenings, a bounce house and family fun activities at its Fifth Annual Health and Safety Day at Tamarac, 1401 West Main Street, Fremont on May 13.
The event – which includes a nod to Mothers’ Day – is free and the public is invited to join in the fun and informative event from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m.
“Spectrum Health Gerber Memorial is thrilled to host our fifth annual Health and Safety Day to showcase information that can keep families safe, as well as roll out fun activities for the whole family,” said Josh Gustafson, director of community health. “Gerber Memorial is grateful to...
...our community partners for taking part in Health and Safety Day. This event really is for our community so they can learn about the great work our first responders and health professionals do, and have a fun day out with the family.”
In addition to checking out fire trucks and other emergency vehicles from the Fremont Fire Department, visitors to the event can also see what it’s like to drive while distracted through a simulator provided by the Newaygo County Sheriff’s office and the Michigan State Police.
Fun activities for the whole family include:
Also, the state Department of Natural Resources will be on hand to promote gun safety and give out “lost in the woods” whistles. The Fremont Fire Department will demonstrate what they do at a crash scene to rescue people involved. The sheriff’s office and NCRESA will conduct safety checks on car seats to keep kids safe. The Fremont Police Department will showcase law enforcement vehicles and its K-9 unit. Other activities include a bounce house for younger children and an obstacle course for older kids.
To highlight the event’s theme, Gerber Memorial will feature a host of health and safety activities, including health screenings, water safety, rehab services and more. In addition, around a dozen community organizations will participate in the event to highlights their programs.