Kohl’s Cares®  and St. Alexius Medical Center teamed up to sponsor Summer Fun & Safety Day on Thursday, May 2 at University of Mary’s Leach Field House. The event ran from 9 a.m. to 2:30 p.m., with an hour lunch break from 11:15 a.m. to 12:15 p.m. More than 1,450 first and third grade students from Bismarck and Mandan schools attended the event.
Community organizations and St. Alexius Medical Center departments sponsored booths to educate students on safety topics during the fun-filled day. A few of the topics covered this year were stranger safety, nutrition, 911, exercising and weather safety. Students also had the chance to check out an ambulance and observe a roll-over simulation.
Registration from area schools was required for the event. Kohl’s Cares® and St. Alexius Medical Center holds the event annually.