August 12, 2013
SIU School of Medicine Offers Free Car Seat Inspection in Beardstown
A free car seat inspection event will be held in Beardstown, offered by Southern Illinois University School of Medicine’s ThinkFirst program. The event will be held from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m., Thursday, August 29, at the Team Knipmeyer, Inc. Dealership, 205 E. Fourth St., Beardstown.
ThinkFirst, an injury prevention program offered by SIU School of Medicine in Springfield, will have trained technicians on site to provide free car seat inspections.
This event is sponsored by SIU School of Medicine’s ThinkFirst program, Illinois Secretary of State’s Office, the Illinois Department of Transportation/Division of Traffic Safety, Team Knipmeyer, Inc. Dealership and Beardstown HS Operation Teen Safe Driving Program. For more information, contact SIU’sThinkFirst chapter Director Nancy Kyrouac at 217-545-9112.
Service to the community is an integral part of the mission of SIU School of Medicine. For more than 23 years, SIU School of Medicine’s Division of Orthopaedic Surgery has provided injury prevention education through its ThinkFirst program, reaching over 15,000 people across central and southern Illinois annually.
Established in 1970, SIU School of Medicine’s mission is to assist the people of central and southern Illinois in meeting their health-care needs through education, patient care, research and service to the community. Its website is www.siumed.edu and its main number is 217-545-8000.