Kids become lifesavers

    THORNHILL, ON, July 11 /CNW/ - Over one hundred children will be learning
the valuable skill of saving a life at the 39th annual CAA's school safety
patroller leadership camp next week.
    Over 20 police officers from Toronto, Hamilton, Barrie, Durham region,
Peel, Midland, Orillia, Peterborough, London, Brantford and Brant County, the
Oshawa Fire Department, St. John Ambulance and CAA's Traffic Safety team will
come together to teach the kids important lifesaving skills.
    They include geographical navigation, first aid, fire training,
evacuating a school bus, school zone crossing techniques, and team work.
    Last year two children from London used their skills to save the life of
a grade one student. This year a Hamilton area child was able to use her bus
evacuation and first aid skills to help a kindergartener.
    She will be awarded the CAA School Safety Patroller of the Year on July
    Please contact CAA media and public relations specialist Edyta Zdancewicz
for more details and a complete agenda of training and activities (416)

    What:   CAA Safety Patroller Camp
    When:   July 15 - July 18
    Where:  Camp Samac in Oshawa - 1711 Simcoe Street North

    Directions : Highway 401 at Harmony Road in Oshawa and travel north to
    Conlin Road, then west on Conlin Road to the back entrance of Camp Samac.

    CAA South Central Ontario is a not-for-profit auto club offering
insurance, travel and emergency road services. There are 1.7 million CAA
members in South Central Ontario and 4.8 million members in Canada.

For further information:

For further information: Media Contact: Edyta Zdancewicz, Media/Public
Relations, Specialist, CAA South Central Ontario, Tel: (905) 771-3194, Cell:
(416) 209-4930,

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