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  • April is Distracted Driving Awareness Month

    Distracted driving has become a deadly epidemic on our roads. While drivers texting behind the wheel tops what seems like an endless list of distractions, other risky actions include talking — whether it be on the phone or to others in the car, setting your navigation, adjusting what you’re listening to, drinking coffee, applying makeup,…

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  • Black History Month, February 2022

    The observation of Black History Month dates back to 1915, when Carter G. Woodson, now known as the “Father of Black History” created an organization called the Association for the Study of Negro Life and History. In 1926, Woodson initiated the first Negro History Week in February. Also known as African American History Month, it…

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  • King County Diversity & Recruitment Workshop

    Join the King County Fire Chiefs Association in their first annual diversity and recruitment workshop held in Bellevue, WA on Saturday, December 11 from 8:15 am to 2:30 pm. This workshop is designed to help potential applicants navigate the hiring process. Fire service professionals will be discussing the ins and outs on preparation for written exams, acing…

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  • November is Movember – Supporting Men’s Health

    Movember is an annual event held in November, involving the growing of “mostaches” to raise awareness for men’s health issues, such as prostate cancer, testicular cancer, and men’s mental health and suicide prevention. The Movember Foundation aims at taking these men’s health issues head-on, through awareness, health initiatives and fundraising for research, outreach and providing support…

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  • Domestic Violence Awareness Month

    October was first declared as National Domestic Violence Awareness Month in 1989. Since then, October has been a time to acknowledge domestic violence survivors and be a voice for its victims. Domestic violence is prevalent in every community, and affects all people regardless of age, socio-economic status, sexual orientation, gender, race, religion, or nationality. Physical…

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  • Fire Prevention Week

    This week is Fire Prevention Week. Since 1922, the National Fire Protection Association (NFPA) has sponsored the public observance of Fire Prevention Week. In 1925, President Calvin Coolidge proclaimed Fire Prevention Week a national observance, making it the longest-running public health observance in our country. During Fire Prevention Week, children, adults, and teachers learn how…

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  • Back to school safety

    Kids are Back to School! School brings traffic congestion, whether it’s the buses picking up and dropping off students, parents in line to pick up students, and kids walking and riding bikes. School also means students on bikes and on the sidewalks.  Share the road with the kids! This means drivers need to slow down,…

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