October 17, 2003
FIRE SAFETY Jimmy Hoffer of the Meridian Fire Department talks to children at Wal-Mart on Thursday about fire safety in their homes and at school. This program was designed as a follow-up to in-school visits. Wal-Mart officials also presented three grants. Oakland Heights Elementary School received a $1,000 grant for school supplies and an awning for their drop-off and pick-up area. Crestwood Elementary School received a $1,000 grant for school supplies and computer equipment. The Meridian Fire Department also received a $1,500 grant from Wal-Mart.
PHOTO by Kyle Carter / The Meridian Star