1A miniature mobile village has proven to be a valuable tool to educate local elementary school students about safety, but officials behind the venture say funds and donations are needed to enhance the project. The Kiwanis Children’s Safety Village, launched in 2009 in Orillia, is an interactive experience whereby children can obtain hands-on training to…Details
Ron, Carolyn, and Cara Harris donated $12,000 to the Kiwanis Children’s Safety Village, an interactive education program on wheels, Friday. The donation, which will be provided over three years, will pay for a new rubber mat. The old one is worn after seeing the feet of about 15,000 children since its 2009 launch. Orillia OPP…Details
Gerry Dwyer and Glenn McCurdy of the Kiwanis Children’s Safety Village accept a $750 grant from the Community Foundation of Orillia and Area, on May 29, 2015. The awards ceremony was held at the Orillia Museum of Art & History, 30 Peter St. South (Sir Samuel Steele Memorial Building).
The County of Simcoe presented a $2,000 cheque this week to the Kiwanis Club of Orillia’s Children Safety Village program. Recognizing the need to create a safety program for our children that provides an interactive environment with hands-on training to address the current challenges for children in today’s world, a group of dedicated community members…Details
A program component geared towards Grade 5 students that highlights aboriginal wisdom and values to encourage kids at area elementary schools to follow a steady road as they travel through life. Rama Police Const. Dana Boldt and Kiwanis Children’s Safety Village volunteer co-ordinator Sandy Cobbe welcomed students to the Rama Community Centre Wednesday to participate…Details