On Feb. 7, Bartlett Regional Hospital had the privilege to sponsor the 16th Kid Safe event at Centennial Hall. The primary emphasis of this effort is to provide the children of Juneau with the knowledge and skills in hope of reducing the chance of a preventable accident. More than 30 local agencies and organizations came together to provide this information to children and their parents. Bartlett Regional Hospital would like to thank the following individuals and agencies for all the hard work and time. Derron Peterson and the Centennial Hall crew, Blaine Hatch and all the JPD officers, Rebecca Tully and the crew of Airlift Northwest, Dave Sherman - Discovery Southeast, Renee Holmes - Juneau Crime Line, Alice Walters - Northstar Behavioral Health, Bob Swanson and the counselors of NCADD, Cliff Stone and Mindy Kissner and the volunteers from the Juneau Rotary Club - Downtown, Daniel Fernandez and the volunteers from the Alaska Department of Transportation Safe Route to Schools program, Maria Bailey - Alaska State Injury Prevention Unit, Marlene Love - Capital Transit & Janice Botz - First Student, Bruce Bowler and Brad Flynn - 4H, Scott Novak - AEL&P, Kristen Romanoff, Karen Maher and Elaine Boyce with the AK Dept of Fish and Game and the US Forest Service, Matthew Dobson - Alaska State Troopers, Kevin Conrad and his furry friends - Gastineau Humane Society, Sonja Koukel - Juneau District Cooperative Extension Service/UAF, Robert Plumb - Dept. of Public Safety, Dan Jager - Capital City Fire and Rescue and Volunteer Fire Fighters, Tara Jeans - Juneau Freewheelers Bicycle Club, Mike Folkerts and volunteers - US Coast Guard and Auxiliary, Brian Davies - Eagle Crest Ski Area, Rae Dodd - Tongass Regional Eye Center and Debb Derr - Bartlett KidSafe Volunteer Coordinator and the other Bartlett Regional Hospital staff presenters - Cynthia Nickerson, Toni Petrie, Rose Lawhorne, Laura Stats, and all of the Bartlett Regional Hospital Employees who gave their time.
Thank you to everyone who assisted in the coordination and all of the volunteers who made this event a success!
Community relations director, KidSafe Coordinator
Bartlett Regional Hospital