Over 500 free backpacks (plus 90 free car seats) at Kidz Expo

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El Pueblo Regional Center – Saturday, August 2nd, 2014
101 W. Irvington Rd, Tucson, AZ 85714 (10am – 3pm)
FREE! Admission for the entire family

Over 500 back packs and school supplies will be given away !!!

Playing – Education – Learning, plus free bilingual (Spanish/English) TPD instruction about car seat safety and  90 free car seats (see below)

For vendors info call (520) 406-4947 & (520) 304-4110
info@newsazb.com – www.azbilingual.com

Hosted by Arizona Bilingual Newspaper

Also from City of Tucson press release:

The Tucson Police Department’s nationally certified car seat technicians will teach parents and guardians about the proper use of car seats during the Kidz Expo Back to School event. This event will be held at the El Pueblo Regional Center.
Three classes will be held during the 4-hour event, 2 in Spanish and 1 in English. After attending the hour long class,
parents will be given a car seat. Registration for the classes will begin at 10:00 a.m. Ninety (90) car seats, 30 per class, will be distributed at the event. Registration for class will be done on a first come, first serve basis. Parents and guardians must attend the entire class to receive a car seat. Children will not be allowed in the classroom as there is a lot of important safety information presented during the class. Parents are encouraged to bring another adult that can remain outside the class if they have children attending the event.
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WHEN: Saturday, August 2, 2014 from 10:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.
WHERE: El Pueblo Regional Center, 101 W. Irvington
WHAT: Car seat education for care givers who need a seat for a child under 5 years.
CLASS SCHEDULE: Classes start on time. Latecomers will not be allowed into the class.
10:30 – Spanish
11:45 – English
1:00 – Spanish
TPD Nationally Certified Car Seat Technicians will be available to answer questions about car seats, booster seats and child passenger safety.
Any questions may be directed to Sgt. Mary Kay Slyter in the Traffic Division at 520- 837-7250.

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Carolyn Classen
Carolyn Sugiyama Classen, a life long Democrat, was born & raised in the State of Hawaii, was a Legislative Aide for U.S. Senator Daniel K. Inouye on Capitol Hill, and practiced law for a while. In Tucson she worked as a tribal staff attorney for the Pascua Yaqui Tribe and later was the Interim Executive Director of the now defunct Domestic Violence Commission. In 2008 she became a “My Tucson” guest columnist for the Tucson Citizen newspaper, then continued blogging for Tucsoncitizen.com for over four and a half years. Her blogsite was entitled “Carolyn’s Community” about community events and some political news, until Gannett Publishing shut down the site on January 31, 2014. She started with Blog for Arizona on Feb. 11, 2014. Part time she has been sitting as a Hearing Officer in Pima County Consolidated Justice Courts Small Claims Division since April, 2005. She is married to University of Arizona Distinguished Professor Albrecht Classen, a native of Germany. They have one son, who lives in Seattle, WA with his wife and daughter. She is also the Editor of the Southern Arizona Japanese Cultural Coalition website, www.southernazjapan.org (since Jan. 2013).