Water Safety at Home

By , November 1st, 2012 | Safety | 0 Comments

Katie Hall
Silver Bear Swim School
Head Instructor of SBSS/Reno

Water Safety in the homeWater safety is important year-round. In the pool, at the lake or even in your own home or backyard, water can be dangerous unless you take precautions and educate yourself and your children.

According to the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, drowning is the second leading cause of accidental death in the U.S. among children under 14 and the leading cause of accidental death for children five and under.

There are many hidden drowning hazards for small children in and around the home. Never leave a child unattended near a …

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Magic 2012 Recap

By , October 30th, 2012 | Events | 0 Comments

Our annual fundraising gala to benefit Renown Children’s Hospital was held Saturday, October 27 at the Downtown Reno Ballroom. More than 700 people were in attendance and monies raised will go towards the purchase of special medical equipment for our youngest patients. Thank you for your support of children in our community.

This video was shown during the gala.

See the full gallery from Magic 2012.

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Have a Safe Halloween

By , October 23rd, 2012 | Safety | 0 Comments

Melissa Krall, SafeKids Washoe County

Halloween Safety TipsHalloween is among the most anticipated nights of the year for children. While trick-or-treating can be a fun family activity, children are often exposed to increased risks while celebrating the holiday. Safe Kids Worldwide recommends the following safety tips to parents and caregivers based on findings from a newly conducted research study.

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