Monte Vista Coop held there 16th Annual Progressive Agricultural Safety Day April 26.
Twelve Valley public schools and two Valley home schools participated with a total of 324 students, 35 teachers/bus drivers and 54 volunteers.
Safety topics presented this year included “4 Wheeler/Helmet Safety” presented by 4H and FFA students, “Chemical Look A Likes” presented by 4H and FFA students, “Home Alone/Stranger Danger” presented by Del Norte Police Department, “Electric Safety” presented by San Luis Valley Rural Electric, “Safe Digging” presented by Colorado 811, “Lawn Equipment Safety” presented by Monte Vista Coop/4H and FFA students, “Grain Safety” presented by 4H and FFA students, “Roadway Safety” presented by Colorado State Patrol and “Fire Safety” presented by Monte Vista Fire Department.
Thank you to all our presenters for you continued support and participation. Without you, this event would not be possible.
Monte Vista Coop would like to thank their coordinators for their hard work and dedication in putting together this Safety Day event: Nancy Sechrist, Denise Temple, Trish Archuleta, Jeanett Wacker and Joann Aguilar.
Monte Vista Coop and their Safety Day Coordinators would like to thank the following for their donation, participation and support:
All Participating Schools
Nazarene Church - Monte Vista
Progressive Agriculture Foundation
Colorado State Patrol
Rio Grande Cty Farm Bureau
Del Norte Police Department
Rocky Mountain Poison & Drug Center
Dr. Brian Roberts
Safety Day Coordinators
Saguache Cty Farm Bureau
San Luis Valley Rural Electric
Sandhill Inn & Suites
SLV Federal Bank
Sun Flour Bakery
Monte Vista Cooperative
Monte Vista Fire Department
Anyone we may have accidentally missed