Car Seat Event at Koehne in Oconto

14796166_sIs your car seat one of the many that are not installed correctly? Do you have questions about your child’s car seat? Do you need a new car seat?

If you would like to learn how to safely install your child’s car seat, come to Koehne Buick Pontiac GMC in Oconto on Saturday, September 20th, 2014 between 9:00 a.m.-12:00 p.m.

Certified Child Passenger Safety Technicians will check your child’s car seat for safe installation, check the car seat for recalls, answer any questions you may have, and assist you with the safe and correct installation of your child’s car seat. You will leave knowing how to safely install your car seat if you need to take it out.

Do you need a new car seat? Brand new car seats will be available for $55 and booster seats for $35.

The Oconto County Child Passenger Safety Program offers grant funded car seats to eligible families. Reminders about the grant funded car seats:
• Car seats will be provided only to children who need a new seat.
• The child must be present.
• Grant funded car seats will be provided to families who qualify at no cost, however donations are welcome and appreciated!

“Donations of any amount are greatly appreciated,” stated Danielle Risner, Oconto County Safe Kids Coalition Coordinator. “Car seats save kids’ lives and we want to keep our program going as long as we possibly can.”

Car crashes are the leading cause of death for children under age 14. By making sure your child’s car seat is installed correctly, you are helping to make sure they will be protected if you get in a crash.

Please call the Oconto County Child Passenger Safety Program at (920) 834-7000 with questions.