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Saturday May 23rd, 2015 12:34PM

Hall Fire Services schedules next life jacket giveaway, water safety program

By Ken Stanford Reporter
GAINESVILLE - Hall County Fire Services will host another life jacket giveaway/water safety event Friday at Bolding Mill Park. It will last from 1:00-3:00.<br /> <br /> In addition to free life jackets (while supplies last) and water safety information, there will also be refreshments - and a fire truck and ambulance will be on display. A number of firefighters will also be on hand.<br /> <br /> Bolding Mill Park is located at 4055 Chestatee Road in Gainesville.
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