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Family to speak at Coordinators of Safe Kids Wyoming meeting Monday

May 20, 2013 - By Andrea Novotny, Staff Writer

A Wyoming family whose child was severely affected by hypothermia will speak at the Coordinators of Safe Kids Wyoming meeting at 8 a.m. Monday and Tuesday at the Holiday Inn, 1002 N. 11th St., Lander.

The meeting will focus on reducing childhood injuries by encouraging the use of child restraints and teaching gun safety. The meeting aims to teach attendees about unintentional injuries and prevention tactics of programs in their communities.

Topics include crashes, helmet safety, gun safety, drowning, cell phones, 911, safety rodeos and hypothermia.

Safe Kids Wyoming, part of Safe Kids Worldwide, works to prevent unintentional childhood injury, a leading killer of children 14 and younger.

Monday's meeting will last until 5 p.m. and Tuesday's meeting will last until 11:30 p.m.

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