GAINESVILLE - Safe Kids Gainesville/Hall County in partnership with the Hall County Sheriff's Office and Kohl's Cares Foundation in Flowery Branch will host <br />
a bike helmet giveaway next week.<br />
The helmets will be for children ages 5-10 (while supplies last, <br />
first come-first served) and the event will be held Wednesday, August 13 from 4:00-6:00 at Hall County Sheriff's Department North Precinct in Clermont. Children must be present to receive a bike helmet to ensure proper fit. <br />
Safe Kids will also be collecting expired, unused, and unwanted, medications <br />
at the event. Anyone dropping off medications will receive a free <br />
medication lock box (while supplies last, one per household). <br />
Acceptable items are expired, unused, and unwanted prescription drugs and <br />
over-the-counter solid medications. Intravenous solutions and hypodermic <br />
needles will not be accepted. All medications will be disposed of by law enforcement officers.
The Georgia Department of Natural Resources has released statistics on boating incidents for the Memorial Day Weekend and the Gainesville area has seen the most Boating Under the Influence incidents of any major waterway in the state.