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News Outlook Your Hometown Newspaper October 18, 2012 -9 Employees from various gather to celebrate 250 Ridgeway Nursing & Re- habilitation in Owingsville, Ky recently celebrated a safety milestone - 250 days with no workplace inci- dents or accidents among all workers .at the facility. ' his is a huge accom- plishment for our staff," said Heather O'Banion, Ex- ecutive Director. "It takes ?!i /iiii Ridgeway Nursing and Rehabilitation departments days of safety and counting. every person in every de- partment to make safety a top priority." O'Banion not- ed that the facility sponsors a variety of safety-related educational programs in- cluding fun safety-themed games to keep employees informed and aware about the importance of a safe environment for both staff ProVided byyour flexible enough to not Local Emergency cause injury if fallen on. Management Office *Kids always want to help with the pumpkin Halloween Safety Guide carving. Small children - Halloween SafetyTips for shouldn't be allowed to Kids use a sharp knife to cut the : ' ' : ":" the ac& There are Kids : :love: Halloweenl They get to dress up and get free candy[ What a perfect holiday! Give your kids some precious Hal- loween memories that they'llilhave for life. Trick or treating isn't what it used to be. It's not as safe to let'kids walk the streets alone. Send a responsible adult or older teenager with them. Have a pump- kin carving party for your children and their friends a couple nights before Halloween. Theyql enjoy looking at their creations for a few days before they have to be thrown out. Check your local grocery store or craft store for Hal- loween cookbooks full of tasty treats on a horror theme for both kids and adults. Serve your kids a filling meal before trick or treating and they won't be tempted to eat any candy before they bring it home for you to check. HALLOWEEN SAFETY TIPS FOR KIDS many kits available that come with tiny saws that work better then knives and are safer, although they can cut you as well. It's best to let the kids clean out the pumpkin and draw a face on it, which you can carve for them. *Treating your kids to a spooky Halloween din- ner will make them less likely to eat the candy they Anytime a child has an accident, it's tragic. The last thing that you want to happen is for your child to be hurt on a holiday, it would forever live in the minds of the child and the family. There are many ways to keep your child safe at Halloween, when they are more prone to ac- cidents and injuries. The excitement of children and adults at this time of year sometimes makes them forget to be careful. Simple common sense can do a lot to stop any tragedies from happening. *Help your child pick out or make a costume that will be safe. Make it fire proof; the eyeholes should be large enough for good peripheral vision. *If you set jack-o-lan- terns on your porch with candles in them, make sure that they are far enough out of the way so that kids' costumes won't accidentally be set on fire. *Make sure that if your child is carrying a prop, such as a scythe, butcher knife or a pitchfork, that the tips are smooth and and residents. "We want every day to be a safe day," O'Banion said. "Our goal is 365 days of our employees being in- jury free." Employees were treated to a catered luncheon in ap- preciation of their efforts. Chester Greene, re- tired, Georgetown, Ohio, attended the 54th "Little Ohiostate Fair" or Brown County Fair. Other than the typical carnival rides some of the other enter- tainment was the "Clog- gers". The 125+Liberty Band performed as usual for the fans at the Brown County Fair. The weather was great and there was a large crowd 6 days and nights. The Brown County Fair Parade had 100+ floats and a large crowd that viewed the parade. The United Methodist Church handed 400 bottles of water plus 400 hot dogs to the fairgo- ers. New SNAP Ed Nutrition Assistant JI the Bath County Exten- sion Service as the Sup plemental Nutrition As- sistance Program (SNAP) assistant. Michelle will be teaching nutrition classes to groups throughout the collect before you have a chance to check it for them. *Teaching your kids ba- sic everyday safety such as not getting into cars or talking to strangers, corm urfity:,: TI- SNAP watching both ways :be- Education program is ad- fore crossing streets and ministered by the Univer- crossing when the lights tell you to, will help make them safer when they are out Trick or Treating. Make Halloween a tim, safe and happy time for your kids and they'll carry on the tradition that you taught them to their own families some day[ Golden Rule Vinyl Joins Extension Staff the Cooperative . Exten- sion Service to help fami- lies achieve and maintain good health, prepare and store food safely and make healthy food choices on a limited budget. For more information, contact Mi- cheUe at the Extension Of- fice at 674-6121. what to do with your money? KENTUCKY'S MARTIN LUTHER KING JR. COM- MISSION SEEKS CITIZENSHIP NOMINATIONS, ESSAYS, ART- WORK FOR 2013 AWARDS Cons r Enhance The Martin Luther King Jr. State Commission, part of the Governor's Office of Minority Empowerment, is seeking nominations for the annual Martin Lu- ther King Jr. Citizenship Award, along with essays and artwork for the es- teemed King Award. The theme for the es- says and artwork is "Mov- ing Beyond The Dream To Brighten The Future." The contest is open to kinder- garten to 12th-grade stu- dents who may submit an essay or two-dimensional artwork that reflects a stu- dent's most inspired King moment or speech. The citizenship award is given to an individual who embodies the spirit and energy of the late civil rights leader. The crite- ria for nominees include persons who have dem- onstrated leadership and achievement toward the principles of racial equal- ity, interracial harmony, economic justice, partici- pation in Martin Luther King Jr. holiday obser- vances and dedication to King's dream. All winners will be rec- ognized at the Martin Lu- ther King Jr. Annual Cel- ebration in Frankfort on Jan. 17, 2013. For informa- tion and guidelines on all awards, please visit www. ome.ky.gov. Artwork, es- says and citizenship award nominations must be submitted by Nov. 17. All entries must be properly labeled and addressed to the Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Awards, 700 Capi- tal Ave Suite 138, Frank- fort, Ky. 40601. Woc men of . rld's Modred End t Un r J U4e hs nce, Enhancer, may help you protect your asses as well your fa 's secu Your ccumulate than in a CD Your is received death to drl and is federal income t -tn Pat K. Letcher Field Representative Phone 859-473-0414 pkletcher@woodmen.org