Archived News Release from 2007
For Immediate Release
“Super Bowl for Kids” Brings Youth Together With Public Safety Personnel for Fun and Learning
Redwood City, CA - October 15 , 2007 - Local youth ages 5 to 15 years old are invited to join public safety personnel for a FreE, fun day of bowling, prizes, emergency services displays, and other activities at the “Super Bowl for Kids” Public Safety Day! It takes place on Saturday, October 27th from 10 am to 4 pm at AMF Mel’s Bowl, 2650 El Camino Real in Redwood City.
Besides having a great time bowling, kids and families will love the exciting police K-9 dog demonstrations, the free drawings for a lot of great prizes all day, an inside look at the SWAT team and its array of equipment, a huge display of emergency services vehicles, and much more right in the parking lot at Mel’s Bowl. There will also be child car seat safety inspections and installations, and lots of free stuff.
Advance registration by October 19 is required for bowling – registration forms are available through Redwood City schools, and also online (English and Spanish). The form can be printed, filled out, and handed in to school office.
This event is intended to bring our youth together to experience a great day of fun with public safety professionals from the area, including
- Redwood City Police Department
- Redwood City Fire Department
- California Highway Patrol
- San Mateo County Sheriff’s Department
- San Carlos Police Department
- Atherton Police Department
- Belmont Police Department
- Menlo Park Police Department
Other participants in this first annual Public Safety Day at Mel’s Bowl include the Redwood City Police Activities League and Redwood City Parks, Recreation and Community Services Department. Some prizes and other support generously provided by Target in Redwood City.
This will be a fun, festive event that will help our youth to get an introduction to the wide range of public safety activities, to meet and enjoy activities with public safety staff, and to have a great day in Redwood City.
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Officer Jeff Price
Redwood City Police Department