Parents and grandparents of young children are invited to attend State Rep. Tom Cross’ annual Child Passenger Safety Seat Inspection co-sponsored by the Plainfield Fire Department from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 21, at the Plainfield Meijer on Route 59.
Admission to the event is FREE with entertainment and activities including complimentary balloon sculptures; sponge painting and tattoos courtesy of the Plainfield Public Library; magnetic fishing courtesy of the Plainfield Park District; and Child ID’s courtesy of the Will County Sheriff’s Office. Door prizes include a drawing for a free boys and girls bike, donated by Meijer.
Attendees are asked to enter Meijer through the west side of the parking lot off 135th Street and follow the directional signs for the safety seat inspection. $10 Meijer gift cards will be provided toward the purchase of a new car seat for families who donate a used or unsafe car seat. Event co-sponsors include Meijer, Rod Baker Ford, the Plainfield Fire and Police Departments, Plainfield Public Library, Plainfield Park District, the Will County Sheriff’s Office and Rep. Tom Cross’ Mainly Moms Advisory Council.
“Our annual child safety seat inspection helps give parents the peace of mind of knowing their child is safe in the family car,” said Cross. “Our sponsors do a terrific job of serving families and promoting child safety from infancy to young adulthood. We look forward to seeing you there!”