Whitman CERT Assists At Kids Fitness Festival

KB1OAV at Kids Fitness FestivalMembers of the Whitman Emergency Management Agency Community Emergency Response Team (CERT) participated at the Kids Fitness Festival at the Whitman-Hanson High School on September 29, 2007.

Six CERT members provided traffic- and people safety patrols during the four-hour event. GMRS radios were used for communications.

The Kids Fitness Festival featured various fitness and mental challenges, including: karate, yoga, dance, “Build a Veggie Race Car”, and obstacle courses. It attracted hundreds of citizens, young and old, from Whitman and Hanson. It was presented by the Whitman Hanson Education Foundation, Inc. and sponsored by the Rockland Hanson Rotary Club.

Shown here: Gloria Chiaramonte, KB1OAV (wearing yellow vest)

–Thanks, Whitman ARC Spectrum, October 2007

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