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Thursday, July 31, 2014

Roosevelt Island Parents' Network Children Visit Local Firehouse - Firefighter Eric Witkoski Gives Tour Of Special Operations Command, Demonstrates Equipment And Kids Climb On Fire Truck

Photo credit: Tamara Srdanovic

Roosevelt Island Parents' Network Coordinator Eva Bosbach reports:
Children of the RI Parents' Network members had fun last week when they visited the local Fire station.

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Around forty children toured the RI fire station in two separate visits, organized by Parents' Network moms Kyoko Ellsworth and Tamara Srdanovic. During the tour, firemen showed around the station, explained their work,

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let the children touch the equipment,

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distributed theme coloring books

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and more. A special highlight was the possibility for all children

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to climb the firetruck. One more weekend tour is planned for the end of August. If you would like to participate with your child, please contact Tamara at tmr@rocketmail.com . We thank firefighter Eric Witkoski 

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and all his team mates for this educational and fun experience for our children!
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One valuable lesson learned by the Roosevelt Island Parents' Network kids was

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Dial 911 to report a fire and a lesson

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for us all.

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