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Families can take part in fun-filled event

Kids Day is sponsored locally by Dr. Leslie Bedell of Agape Chiropractic. Located at 145 E. Third, the clinic will host the event. It is free to Valley children and their parents.

The event will offer informative handouts on crime prevention and child safety, environmental awareness, drug awareness, disease prevention and promoting healthy lifestyles. A special ceremony will begin at 12:30 p.m., and will feature North Bend city officials, 5th District Sen. Dino Rossi, state Reps. Cheryl Pflug and Glenn Anderson and Empowerment Awards will be given to recipients.

Other activities include:

  • Meet the Eastside Fire & Rescue team and explore a fire engine.

  • Get bicycle helmets and safety information from Cascade Bicycle Club.

  • Meet the Good Neighbor Bear and learn to call 911.

  • Take part in free pediatric dental screenings by Dr. Cynthia Delano's office.

  • Raffle prizes will be given away every hour. Top prizes are Nintendo 64 videogame system and a BMX bike by Singletrack Cycles.

  • Have your face painted and visit a petting zoo.

Several Valley businesses contributed to make Kids Day America 2001 possible. They are:

Diamond level donations - Claffey Corp., Dick and Rosanne Zemp, Domino's Pizza

Gold level donations - Bill Bedell/lifestyleoptonsinternational.com, Snoqualmie Falls Golf Course, Snoqualmie Singletrack Cycle, Washington Mutual North Bend Branch

Silver level donations - Chaplin's Chevrolet, George's Bakery, McDonald's, Mount Si Chevron, Mount Si Texaco, North Bend Texaco and Deli, Snoqualmie Market, Weyer Law Firm

Bronze level donations - Fritz Ribary/Allstate Insurance, Ken Rustad, State Farm Insurance, Maguire Hill Real Estate, Nintendo, Sisters Restaurant, Snoqualmie Valley Mortgage

Other donations provided by - Alpine Fitness, Appearance Plus, Bad Ass Coffee, Big Dogs, Caribbean Burger, Carnation Golf Course, Carter's, Cascade Toy, Denny's, Dr. Jim Browning, Drug Center, Fall City Ceramics, Fall City Dental, Huxdotter Coffee, Kutter's, La Fogata Restaurant, Legacy Limousine, Mount Si Dry Cleaners, Napa Auto, Nature's Marketplace, New Creations, North Bend Theatre, Northwest Gift Outlet, North Bend Bar and Grill, QFC, Snoqualmie Ridge Golf Club, Stevens Family Market, Susan Vlasuk, DC, DACBR, Tall Chief Golf Course, Video Nights, VFFO, Wilderness Glass and Yum Yang Restaurant.

For more information, call (425) 888-1670.

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