Air Protect Tour Stops in Agawam for Child Passenger Safety Event and National Night Out
Safety 1st, Allstate Insurance Company, and Safe Kids of Western MA join Agawam Police Department for free car seat inspections, live music, and giveaways
WHAT: Dorel Juvenile, a segment of Dorel Industries (TSX: DII.B, DII.A), and the world’s largest juvenile products manufacturer announced Safety 1st and Allstate Insurance Company are taking the “On the Road with Air Protect Tour” to Agawam, MA and will join the Agawam police department for National Night Out. Families can participate in an interactive and entertaining community event to help protect the city’s children and enhance the relationship between law enforcement and neighbors.
Event will include:
**Child safety seat checks by Safe Kids Worldwide Western Massachusetts car seat technicians
**A giant inflatable tunnel for attendees to walk through to receive:
o Information on Safety 1st car seats featuring Air ProtectTM Technology
o Demos of the latest Safety 1st car seats
o Photo opportunity for kids on an oversized (8 ft.) car seat
**Safety kits from Allstate
**Information booths and giveaways
**Demonstration by the Agawam Fire Department with the Jaws of Life and a K-9 demonstration
**Live music by Corey & The Knightsmen
Safety 1st and Allstate Insurance Company are also encouraging parents to bring unwanted, expired or damaged car seats to be properly recycled by Dorel Juvenile’s manufacturing plant. A special Safety 1 gift will be given to those who bring in old seats.
WHY: To spread the word about child passenger safety.
**73% of car seats are not used or installed correctly, yet correctly used child safety seats can reduce the risk of injury or death by 71%. (Safe Kids)
**Motor vehicle crashes are the leading cause of death for children. (National Highway Traffic Safety Administration)
WHEN: Tuesday, August 2, 2016
Car Seat Check: 3:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m.
National Night Out: 5:00 p.m. – 7:30 p.m.
WHERE: School Street Park
Car Seat Check Station
511 School Street
Agawam, MA 01001
About Allstate Insurance Company
The Allstate Corporation (NYSE: ALL) is the nation’s largest publicly held personal lines insurer, protecting approximately 16 million households from life’s uncertainties through auto, home, life and other insurance offered through its Allstate, Esurance, Encompass and Answer Financial brand names. Allstate is widely known through the slogan “You’re In Good Hands With Allstate® home, life and retirement products and services to customers in the United States and Canada. In 2015, The All-state Foundation, Allstate, its employees and agency owners gave $36 million to support local communities. All-state employees and agency owners donated 250,000 hours of service across the country.
About National Night Out
National Night Out, which is sponsored by the National Association of Town Watch and co-sponsored locally by the Agawam Mayor’s Office and the Agawam Police Department, will involve over 16,728 communities from all 50 states, U.S. territories, Canadian cities and military bases around the world. In all, over 38.3 million people are expected to participate in “America’s Night Out Against Crime.” National Night Out is designed to heighten crime and drug prevention awareness; generate support for, and participate in, local anticrime efforts; strengthen neighborhood spirit and Police-Community partnerships; and send a message to criminals letting them know neighborhoods are organized and fighting back.
Company Backgrounder: Over 30 years ago, our little yellow BABY ON BOARD® sign became a badge of pride for new parents. Soon after, we launched the first true collection of home safety products and established ourselves as the leader in child safety. This role has grown over the years as we continue to introduce new and innovative products to parents, consistently giving you the power to keep your children safe.
Mission:At Safety 1st®, we believe parenting should have fewer worries and more joyful moments.
Objective:To continue to introduce new and innovative products to parents, consistently giving them the power to keep their children safe.
Safety 1st—the name says it all. Safety 1stis the first and only leader in child safety and works to provide parents with innovative parenting solutions. Safety 1stproducts span from child care,tohome safety totravel gear and play toys.Safety 1st aims to establish a safer world for children, by continuing to be leading advocates for safer car seats through better testing and innovative technologies.
Safety 1st is a Dorel Juvenile Brand. Dorel Juvenile is a segment of Dorel Industries, Inc.(TSX:DII.B,DII.A)
About Dorel Juvenile: All over the world, we Care for Precious Life. It is the daily mission of our 7,500 employees across the globe. We Care, so parents can have an enjoyable time with their children. Dorel Juvenile's portfolio features a diversity of brands at various price points and innovative design, supported by excellent distribution channels. Our well-known and strong global brands, Safety 1st, Quinny, Maxi-Cosi, Bébé Confort, Tiny Love and Baby Art, complemented by regional brands such as Cosco and Infanti, are available in over 100 countries.
Dorel Juvenile is a segment of Dorel Industries, Inc. (TSX: DII.B, DII.A). Dorel creates style and excitement in equal measure to safety, quality and value. Dorel has annual sales of US$2.7 billion and employs 11,200 people in facilities located in twenty-five countries worldwide.
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