January Safe Kids/Safe Communities Meeting Minutes

January 30th, 2017 at 11:52 am

Greater Cleveland Safe Kids/Safe Communities

Meeting Minutes

January 10, 2017

 

Safe Kids/Safe Communities Meeting Dates & Locations – magnets with dates, locations and safety observations will be mailed to you soon.

  • March 7 – Shore Cultural Centre, Euclid
  • May 2 – Ohio State Highway Patrol Brook Park Post
  • July 11- Berea
  • September 12 – Recognition Meeting (Location TBD)
  • November 7 – Westlake Recreation Center

Old Business

  • 17th Annual Holiday Mocktail Party –thank you to everyone that came out to support the Safe Kids/Safe Communities Coalition at the Mocktail Party.
    • BIG Thanks to our Mixers! The event would be nothing without you!
      • Winners include: Crowd Pleaser-Moreland Hills PD; Best Name-Euclid PD; Best Presentation-Berea PD; Best Mock Cocktail-Nationwide; Best Taste and All-around winner-Brooklyn Heights PD
    • After expenses, we raised over $13,000! All money stays in your Safe Kids/Safe Communities Coalition! No money raised goes to salary or overhead.
  • Holiday Safe Driving – Thank you to everyone that posted holiday safe driving messages on their social media.

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January Safe Kids/Safe Communities Meeting

December 19th, 2016 at 12:30 pm

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17th Annual Holiday Mocktail Party

October 26th, 2016 at 6:43 am

Please join us for the 17th Annual Holiday Mocktail Party!

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Thursday, November 17
 5:30-8:00 pm

 DoubleTree by Hilton Cleveland East

   3663 Park East Dr
Beachwood, OH 44122

 

 Tickets Required! $10 per person in advance – $15 per person at the door – kids under 12 are free

Please RSVP by November 16 to Mandy (216.983.1105 or mandy.nagle@uhhospitals.org). Click here to see the invitation.

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Want to avoid hand cramps from filling out those raffle tickets? Want to save money on your raffle tickets?

Special pre-event ticket sales

$50 for 75 raffle tickets

Only available through Monday, November 14.

Pre-purchase your raffle tickets and we will have them ready and pre-labeled for you at the registration table! Tickets at the door will be $1.00 a ticket! Take advantage of this great deal!

Complete and return the pre-purchase raffle ticket form to 216.983.1180 (fax), mail to 10524 Euclid Ave., WLK 3024 Cleveland 44106 or Mandy.Nagle@UHhospitals.org

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Help us solicit prizes!

Donate items and baskets for silent auction and Chinese raffle! Help us locate sponsors to help support our coalition’s injury prevention efforts! Please use our Donation Request Letter or Sponsorship flier to help support!

Annual Holiday Mocktail Party

October 4th, 2016 at 9:34 am

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July Safe Kids/Safe Communities Meeting Minutes

July 22nd, 2016 at 8:59 am

Greater Cleveland Safe Kids/Safe Communities Coalition

Meeting Minutes

July 12, 2016

Executive Board Nominations – please send your Executive Board nominations to Mandy (mandy.nagle@uhhospitals.org)

Old Business

  • Safe Sitter – thanks to everyone that helped us host classes in June. We taught 95 students in June!
  • Click It For a Ticket – thank you to all the schools that scheduled and worked the successful events.
    • If you have not submitted your pre and post counts yet please send them in ASAP.
  • Click It or Ticket – thanks to all the members for another great Click It or Ticket mobilization.
    • Great attendance and media coverage for the Kick Off.
    • Widespread distribution of signage and materials.
    • Successful event at the Indians’ game on May 27 – very busy event!
    • Social media – around 38,500 were reached with the Click It or Ticket message
  • Teen ROADeo – thanks to everyone that helped with the event. Very successful but low attendance. Hoping to hold another event. Contact Jennifer if you are interested in hosting in your community in the fall or next year.

New Business

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July Safe Kids/Safe Communities Meeting Reminder

July 5th, 2016 at 10:11 am

SK SC meeting card July 2016

May Safe Kids/Safe Communities Meeting Minutes

May 23rd, 2016 at 3:33 pm

Greater Cleveland Safe Kids/Safe Communities

Meeting Minutes

May 3, 2016

Old Business

  • St Patrick’s Day Community Outreach – thanks to everyone that helped promote St. Patrick’s Day. We participated in the St. Malachi Race and saw thousands of people at the race and through the virtual good bag.
  • Distracted Driving Social Media – thank you to everyone that posted about distracted driving in April!
  • Motorcycle Safety – thanks to everyone that starting promoting motorcycle safety!

New Business

  • Safety Calendar – contact Mandy (mandy.nagle@uhhospitals.org) to order
    • May and June topics include bicycle safety, summer safety, water safety, Memorial Day/safe travel
  • Spring Walk to School Day – contact Mandy (mandy.nagle@uhhospitals.org) to order
    • Toolkits include lesson plans, parent handouts, idea for events and giveaways
  • Bicycle Safety – contact Mandy (mandy.nagle@uhhospitals.org) to order
    • Community Outreach – bike safety summer toolkits are available to order. Kits include bike rodeo instructions, helmets for sale displays, handouts and giveaways.
    • School Outreach – Bike to School Day kits are available. Kits include lesson plans, activities suitable for schools, handouts and parent packets.
  • Bulk Bike Helmet Sales – contact Mandy (mandy.nagle@uhhospitals.org) to learn more
    • Bell True Fit Helmets are $10.00. Orders must be a minimum of 12 helmets. Payment must be received with order.
    • Please allow 4-6 weeks for helmet orders.
    • Order form is attached. NOTE: helmet size change
  • Safety Towns – contact Mandy (mandy.nagle@uhhospitals.org) to learn more
    • Safety Town toolkits are available. Topics include bicycle safety, poison prevention and child passenger safety.
    • Toolkits come with everything you need to host, including scripts, giveaways and lending materials.
  • Hyperthermia prevention – contact Mandy (mandy.nagle@uhhospitals.org) to order
    • Hyperthermia postcard are available to order.
    • Looking for partners for a media pitch. Please let Mandy know if you have ideas.
  • Water Safety – contact Mandy (mandy.nagle@uhhospitals.org) to order
    • Materials available include handouts, brochures and curriculum.
    • Potential opportunity to do educational sessions with daycares and preschools.
    • Hoping to do a big media push around World’s Largest Swimming Lesson On Friday, June 24. Please contact Mandy if you are interested.
  • Summer Safety – contact Mandy (mandy.nagle@uhhospitals.org) to learn more
    • Summer Safety Series – series for four informational banners and accompanying activities focusing on water safety, playground safety, bike safety and sun safety. Each banner has clues that kids need to answer the questions. Materials available are banners, question cards and dart board. Need to sign materials out from our office.
    • Summer safety handouts are available too.
  • Summer Safety Squad – contact Carli (xarli.markiewitz) to learn how the Safety Squad can come to your summer event
  • Prom/Graduation – contact Jennifer (jennifer.walker@uhhospitals.org) to order
    • Safety reminder handouts available. Code on the bottom for teen driver safety. Currently being distributed at American Commodore stores.
  • Click It or Ticket – contact Jennifer (jennifer.walker@uhhospitals.org) to learn more and order materials
    • Enforcement period – May 23-June 6
    • Kick-off event planned for Wednesday, May 25 at Euclid High School. Need volunteers for human hashtag
    • Opportunity for outreach at Cleveland Indians’ Game on Friday, May 27
    • Materials available include banners, coasters, napkins, magnets, bags, posters. Seat belt yard signs and permanent seat belt signs are coming soon.
  • Click It For a Ticket – contact Jennifer (jennifer.walker@uhhospitals.org) to learn more
    • Still looking for high schools to participate. Schools must do pre and post seat belt counts and host the Click It For A Ticket event.
    • We will provide awards for students buckled up during intervention period.
  • Seat Belt Enforcement – contact Jennifer (jennifer.walker@uhhospitals.org) to learn more
    • Cooperative effort with ODOT. 90-day temporary deployment with pre and post evaluations to educate motorists. For use anywhere there is reasonable justification (crash data). Permanent and portable signs are available
  • Motorcycle Safety – contact Jennifer (jennifer.walker@uhhospitals.org) to order
    • Materials available include banners, yard signs, plastic bags, coasters, and magnets
    • Motorcycle Ohio is hosting a kick-off event on May 25 at Quaker Steak in Valley View. Volunteers needed.
  • Teen Driving ROADeo – contact Jennifer (jennifer.walker@uhhospitals.org) to learn more
    • Saturday, June 18 at Berea Midpark High School
    • Still need presenters for a few stations:
      • Station Title: Plenty of Fluids – Partner: Local auto parts store staff
      • Station Title: Make a Change – Partner: Local auto parts store staff
      • Station Title: Text Me– Partner: Local wireless provider
    • Registrations available online at: http://eventbrite.com/e/teen-driving-roadeo-tickets-22667434908?aff=eac2
  • SIDNE – contact Jennifer (jennifer.walker@uhhospitals.org) to learn more
    • Vehicle to teach drivers about impaired and distracted driving.
    • Available to rent for teens and adults
  • Memorial Day/4th of July – contact Jennifer (jennifer.walker@uhhospitals.org) to order
    • Materials available include coasters, table tents and posters

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May Safe Kids/Safe Communities Meeting Reminder

April 25th, 2016 at 1:22 pm

SK SC meeting card May 2016

March Safe Kids/Safe Communities Meeting Minutes

March 15th, 2016 at 3:58 pm

The Greater Cleveland Safe Kids/Safe Communities

Meeting Minutes

March 1, 2016

Old Business

  • Super Bowl – Thank you to everyone that posted our Super Bowl Drive Sober or Get Pulled Over messaging on your social media pages.
    • We also had an iHeart Media promotion with an email newsletter, radio spots, and online presence. Media exposure exceeded 500,000 impressions and 290 people entered the contest.

New Business

  • Safety Calendar – contact Mandy (nagle@uhhospitals.org) to order
    • Calendar includes topics for March and April including daylight savings/smoke alarm safety, Poison Prevention Week, playground safety and sports safety.
  • Smoke Alarm battery/daylight savings poster and JPEG – contact Mandy (nagle@uhhospitals.org) to get a copy of the poster or JPEG for your webpages
    Sports Safety – contact Mandy (nagle@uhhospitals.org) to order
    • We have sports safety activity books and concussion handouts available.
    • Also have sports safety social media posts, press release template and sports safety curriculum for elementary schools.
  • Playground Safety – contact Mandy (nagle@uhhospitals.org) to order
    • We have handouts available.
    • Also have playground safety social media posts, press release template and curriculum for preschools available.
    • If you have a playground in need of replacing, please contact Mandy to discuss opportunities for grants available.
  • Spring Walk to School Day Event – contact Mandy (nagle@uhhospitals.org) to learn more
    • Instead of a Bike to School Day Event, we will offer schools a Walk to School Day event. Participating schools will receive a toolkit and giveaways.
    • All schools in area will receive via mail but if you know of a school that is interested please let Mandy know.
  • Distracted Pedestrian Research Program – contact Mandy (nagle@uhhospitals.org) to learn more
    • NEEDED!! One middle school to participate in a distracted pedestrian research program! Minimal work from school plus a financial incentive.
  • Bicycle Safety – contact Mandy (nagle@uhhospitals.org) to order
    • School outreach – bike safety kits will be available. Kits have a curriculum, ideas for hosting events and other tools for events. We can also provide a limited quantity of giveaways
    • Community outreach – we have general bike safety handouts, helmet fitting guides, and helmet fitting tapes available to order.
  • Bulk Bike Helmet Sales – contact Mandy (nagle@uhhospitals.org) to learn more
    • Bell True Fit Helmets are $10.00. Orders must be a minimum of 12 helmets. Payment must be received with order.
    • Please allow 4-6 weeks for helmet orders.
    • Order form is attached.
  • Patrick’s Day – contact Jennifer (Jennifer.walker@uhhospitals.org) to order
    • Bar kits are available. Includes table tents, coasters, posters, taxi vouchers, bags, drink unit wallet cards.
    • We will be sponsoring the St. Malachi Race. Race participants will be invited to participate in a survey about their drinking and driving perceptions. On site presence will include passing out of shoe pockets and other materials.
  • Distracted Driving Awareness Month – contact Jennifer (Jennifer.walker@uhhospitals.org) to order
  • Simulated Impaired Driving Experience – grant from State Farm allowed us to purchase one.
    • To see what it can do, go to youtube.com/vugwMRNGaQc
    • We will be trained in March and can start opportunities in April.
  • State Farm Youth Advisory Board – grants available from State Farm for schools.
  • Click It Or Ticket – contact Jennifer (Jennifer.walker@uhhospitals.org) to learn more
    • National Click It or Ticket will be May 23-June 6. Working on kick off event.
  • Click It For a Ticket – contact Jennifer (Jennifer.walker@uhhospitals.org) to reserve your spot
    • Looking for 10 high schools to participate. Schools must do pre and post seat belt counts and host the Click It For A Ticket event.
    • We will provide awards for students buckled up during intervention period.
  • Rock Your Prom – partnering with KISS FM. Vote for your local school to win a deluxe prom package at kisscleveland.com/features/rock-your-prom-1911
  • Prom/Graduation – contact Jennifer (Jennifer.walker@uhhospitals.org) to order
    • Prom postcards designed for distribution at American Commodore Tuxedo. Extras are available.
    • Online survey as well. Participants can win Castaway Bay tickets.
  • Teen Driving ROADeo – contact Jennifer (Jennifer.walker@uhhospitals.org) to learn more
    • Parent/Teen Driving Education event on June 18 from 1p-3p at Berea Midpark High School.
    • Registration will be available soon. First 100 students that preregister receive $25 gas gift card.
    • Looking for help to run stations at the event, provide donations for goody bags, help us get the word out and volunteer at the event.
  • Healthy Kids Running Series – contact Jennifer (Jennifer.walker@uhhospitals.org) to learn more
    • New event sponsored by Rainbow at UH St. John Medical Center. It is a 5 week running series for kids pre-K through 8th Age appropriate running events.
    • Weekly races at Westlake Rec Center at 2pm on April 10, 17, 24 and May 1, 8. Cost is $35 for 5 weeks or $10 for one.
    • To register, go to healthykidsrunningseries.org/race_locations/cleveland-oh/
  • Safety Squad – contact Carli (markiewitz@uhhospitals.org) to book a show
    • Still have dates available for April and May for school performances
    • Contact for Spring/Summer event shows

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January Safe Kids/Safe Communities Meeting Minutes

January 19th, 2016 at 11:22 am

Greater Cleveland Safe Kids/Safe Communities

Meeting Minutes

January 5, 2016

Safe Kids/Safe Communities Meeting Dates and Locations

  • March 1 – Shore Cultural Centre, Euclid
  • May 3 – City of Parma Memorial Hall
  • July 12 – Parma Heights
  • September 13 – Annual Recognition Meeting (Location TBD)
  • November 1 – Westlake Recreation Center

Old Business

16th Annual Holiday Mocktail Party- Thank you to everyone that supported the Greater Cleveland Safe Kids/Safe Communities Annual Holiday Mocktail Party!

  • Congrats to all our winners from the Mocktail Mixoff contest! Big winners include:
    • Crowd Pleaser & Best Taste – Brooklyn Heights PD
    • Best Mock Cocktail – Maple Heights PD/Moreland Hills PD
    • Best name and Overall winner – Lake County Crime Prevention Task Force
    • Best presentation – Berea PD
  • After expenses, we raised $14,502.73! All the money raised goes into directly into programming, not overhead or salary.

Holiday Safe Driving – thanks to Ed Bonchak and Kate McLaughlin of Euclid PD for mixing up mocktails on FOX8’s weekend morning show.

Social Media Success – thank you out social media posters for the safe driving messaging over the holidays!

New Business

Our Town and All Around Books – contact Jennifer to order. Books are $28 ($11 goes to the Safe Kids/Safe Communities Coalition)

Super Bowl – contact Jennifer (Jennifer.walker@uhhospitals.org) to order your materials.

  • Materials include coasters, table tents, posters, taxi vouchers, wallet cards and bags.
  • Social media copy will be sent via emails.

Safe Communities Campus Initiative – contact Rachel (Rachel.farinelli@uhhospitals.org) if you are interested in partnering on a new program aimed at college students

Teen Driver ROADeo – contact Jennifer (Jennifer.walker@uhhospitals.org) for more information and to help plan.

  • Thanks to a generous grant from State Farm we will be hosting a teen driver ROADeo in June, which is a community event aimed at teen drivers and their parents to increase knowledge and skill. They will learn more about Ohio’s Graduated Driver License, auto insurance requirements, how to change a tire, check fluids and use jumper cables and the dangers of texting and driving.
  • Part of the grant includes a purchase of a Simulated Impaired DriviNg Experience (SIDNE).
  • We are looking for partners
    • Planning committee
    • Host location – need large parking lot
    • Police departments to cover legal stations
    • Auto parts/dealership to cover mechanical stations
    • Driver education to cover parallel parking
    • Wireless provider to cover texting and driving
    • Fire department to cover flooding and Jaws of Life
    • Day of event volunteers

2016 Car Seat Fitting Stations – contact Heidi (Heidi.dolan@uhhospitals.org) to get a list

Car Seat Distribution Classes – contact Heidi (Heidi.dolan@uhhospitals.org) to get fliers to learn more about Rainbow’s low income distribution programs on the east and west side

Child Passenger Safety Refresher – contact Tom (Thomas.vilt@uhhospitals.org) with immediate questions

 

Winter Sports Safety – contact Mandy (mandy.nagle@uhhospitals.org) to order materials

  • Materials include ski/snowboarding safety handouts, colorable stickers, ski/snowboarding safety posters, and sledding safety handouts.

Home Safety – contact Heidi (Heidi.dolan@uhhospitals.org) to order materials and to sign up for a talk

  • Materials include laundry pod information sheet, home safety checklist and medication safety checklist.
  • We need parents/grandparent or preschool/daycare locations to go for talks. We can incorporate other safety messages in the talk.

Burn Awareness Week – contact Mandy (mandy.nagle@uhhospitals.org) to get materials

  • Materials for Burn Awareness Week (Feb 1-7) include sample press releases, social media posts, handouts and a Learn Not to Burn Curriculum.
  • We will be pitching the media – so please let Mandy know if you are interested in helping.

Fire Safety – contact Mandy (mandy.nagle@uhhospitals.org) for more information

  • We are looking to apply for a fire safety grant to host free fire safety shows at schools. Please let Mandy know if you have any information about grants.
  • Play Safe, Be Safe is a preschool fire safety program. Safe Kids can host a train the trainer session for anyone interested. Please contact Mandy if you would like more information.

Safety Calendars – contact Mandy (mandy.nagle@uhhospitals.org) to order

  • Each meeting, we will be offering CDs with safety information on upcoming topics for the two months until the next meeting.
  • The content of the CD is a calendar of the safety observations, social media posts, handouts, sample press releases, etc.
  • This month’s CD includes home safety, winter sports safety, Burn Awareness Week, Super Bowl and childproofing.

Coalition Business

Safe Sitter – contact Mandy (mandy.nagle@uhhospitals.org) if you are interested in setting up a class

UH Rainbow Safety Squad – contact Carli (carli.markiewitz@uhhospitals.org) for more information

  • Assemblies available include seat belt safety, exercise, sports safety, bike/pedestrian safety, staying healthy with germs and swim safety. Free shows available.
  • They are looking for a school to host the “Get Up and Move” assembly for the Ride the Rainbow – Do What Moves You. The committee will chose a school to go to for free.

Activity Reports – the best way to let us know what you are doing is the fill out activity reports! You can fax it 216.983.1180, email it mandy.nagle@uhhospitals.org or go to our website at www.injurypreventioncenter.com/safe-kids/activity-reports

Social Media – please continue to send your social media posts to Mandy (mandy.nagle@uhhospitals.org) or Jennifer (Jennifer.walker@uhhospitals.org)

 

Thank you to the Berea Police Department for arranging the meeting and lunch!

Hope to see you all the March 1 meeting in Euclid!