|La Porte ISD joins the City of La Porte and the La Porte Local Emergency Planning Committee (LEPC) in hosting the annual La Porte Health and Safety Fair, which is set for Sept. 22 from 9a.m. to 1 p.m. The fair will be held at La Porte Junior High, located at 401 S. Broadway in La Porte.
The Health and Safety Fair provides valuable information and resources for families and citizens of all ages. There are many great demos and activities that kids will enjoy, as well as health screenings and information that are useful to parents. The event is free and open to the public. The first 500 children will receive free Safety Fair T-shirts and many door prizes will be given away throughout the event.
Inside exhibits include free children’s immunizations, free child ID kits, information on fire prevention, the Teddy Bear First Aid Clinic, shelter in place training and emergency preparedness information.
Outside displays include a 24-ft rock climbing wall, fire engines, ladder trucks, rescue vehicles, ambulances, police vehicles and hazardous materials equipment. Displays are from government agencies and local industry.
Demonstrations include the Air Products Liquid Nitrogen Demo, Albemarle “Fatal Vision” Alcohol Awareness Demo and AkzoNobel Aluminum Alkyls Demo.
Organizers are still seeking exhibitors from local business, industry, and non-profit groups. Please note that all exhibitors must have a health or safety-related theme and are not permitted to sell products during the fair.
For more information about the Health and Safety Fair, visit www.lpsafetyfair.org or call 281-470-0010.