Ipswich Tribune -

Safety lessons for local youth

 

November 3, 2021

Courtesy photo

Grant funds from Corteva provided funds for the Safety Day camp. Pictured are Corteva representatives and volunteers, left to right, Rich Lacher, Bonnie Nehlich, Lacey Galbraith, Jean Hutson, Amanda Rawden and Jeremy Ewalt. Rawden is holding a copy of "Staying Safe on the Farm with Jaxon" by Mary Mandery with Jaiden Callie and Carter Boomsma.

Safety Day was held earlier this year in Ipswich for youth from Edmunds and McPherson counties, including students from five schools - Ipswich, Edmunds Central, Bowdle, Eureka and Leola.

The camp was open to youth ages 8-13 with counselors provided by the local 4-H programs.

Presenters were from the local EMS, Sheriff's Department, S.D. Highway Patrol, electric company, implements, along with specialized safety equipment from local ag cooperatives.

Youth were given hands-on opportunities to see what happens in a variety of situations. Classes included safety information on power lines, f...



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