Safety First

— Written By Jane McDaniel

McDowell County Cooperative Extension hosted its annual Safety Field Day on October 1 -2 for eighth-graders from East and West McDowell junior highs. More than 500 students attended the learning event at the Agricultural Center in Marion. Youth learned about personal and home safety.

The safety stations featured instructors from the N.C. Highway Patrol, Rutherford Electric Membership Cooperation, the McDowell County Sheriff’s Office, Marion Police Department, McDowell EMS, Marion Fire Department, Animal Control and the Carolina West Shooting Club.

For more information about programs McDowell County Cooperative Extension  and 4-H contact Chad Ray at 652-8104

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