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Park Rapids safety event planned Tuesday

A safety event involving numerous local agencies is scheduled for Tuesday, June 28 from 1 to 3 p.m. at the Park Rapids Walmart parking lot.

The public is invited to the event which coincides with National Safety Month observed annually in June and involves the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources, Hubbard County Sheriff’s Office, Park Rapids Fire Department, CHI St. Joseph’s, North Memorial Ambulance and Hubbard First Response & Rescue.

Topics of discussion and demonstration include food safety, Lymes disease prevention, boat or ATV safety, blood pressure, fire safety planning, children fingerprinting. Representatives of the participating groups will explain what they do and why during the event.

Onsite cooking takes place 12-2 p.m. and Hubbard First Response & Rescue will also have sign-up for its gun raffle.