Children and Youth

Kids at the Park promotes healthy lifestyle

Event to celebrate growth of children by providing more than 40 interactive learning stations.

This article was contributed by the Council of San Benito County Governments.

The Safe Kids Coalition of San Benito is proud to announce the 26th annual Kids at the Park family event. The event will be held on Wednesday, June 19 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at Dunne Park in Hollister.

Kids at the Park is sponsored the Safe Kids Coalition of San Benito County and will feature more than 40 interactive learning stations with a variety of topics that promote a safe and healthy lifestyle for children, including: healthy snacks, physical activities, give-a-ways, music and entertainment, a free helmet (while supplies last) and fitting for children who ride their bicycle to the event, and much more. The event averages 1,200 children attendees and their families.

Safe Kids Coalition would like to extend its appreciation to this year’s generous sponsors: Brent Redmond Transportation, Corbin, Christopher Ranch, El Camino Club, Graniterock, Hollister Auto Parts Inc. / Napa, K&S Properties, Pride Conveyance, Recology, and San Benito Masonic Lodge.

For more information on Kids at the Park, please visit our Facebook event page. Please note that pets are not allowed per city ordinance, unless permitted under the Americans with Disabilities Act.

The goal of the Safe Kids Coalition is to prevent unintentional childhood injuries through the collaborative efforts of community agencies to provide education and public awareness of the leading causes of injuries. Such agencies include:

  • California Highway Patrol
  • City of Hollister Recreation Department
  • City of Hollister Fire Department
  • City of Hollister Police Department
  • Community Solutions
  • Council of San Benito County Governments (COG)
  • San Benito County Public Health Department
  • R.E.A.C.H.
  • San Benito Library
  • YMCA
  •  Youth Alliance

 

 

Council of San Benito County Governments - COG

The Council of Governments was formed in 1973 by the Cities of Hollister and San Juan Bautista and the County of San Benito for the purpose of forming consensus on regional transportation issues facing San Benito County. The Council continues this coordination today by providing a public forum for discussion at its monthly meetings.

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