Macon Athenian Club and Macon Optimist Club, in partnership with the Macon R-1 Schools, will be sponsoring their annual Safety Town program in June for area youngsters. The one week program helps teach 4 and 5 year olds basic safety tips.
Some of the topics covered are pedestrian safety, electricity and fire safety, proper use of 911, bicycle safety, stranger danger, medicine and poison menaces, water safety, bus safety and gun awareness safety. Rose Harris and Twyla Via will be instructors for Safety Town, with area teens as helpers. Sandy Coons is the Athenian Club coordinator for the program.
Registration is being held May 1 through May 24 at the Macon R-1 Elementary Office. Four-year-olds must be 4 by June 10. Enrollment is limited to 40 children. Registration is $30, with checks payable to Athenian Club. Registration is complete upon receipt of the registration fee.
Safety Town will be held June 10-14 from 8:00 to 11:30 a.m. at the Macon R-1 Child Development Center at 804 Patton St.