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Yakima Valley Farm Workers Clinic Announces Safe Gun Storage Event

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June 6, 2016

Free lock boxes and trigger locks for firearm safety June 11
 

TOPPENISH – Would your home be safer with a lock box or trigger lock for your firearms?

Yakima Valley Farm Workers Clinic is partnering with Seattle Children’s Hospital, Yakima Health District, Safe Yakima Valley, Community Safety Network of Toppenish, Heritage University, Toppenish Community Hospital and Ideal Lumber & Hardware Supply, Inc. to give away free lock boxes and/or trigger locks to encourage safe gun storage in homes.

Join in on Saturday, June 11, 2016 from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. at Ideal Hardware and Lumber, 827 West 1st Avenue, in Toppenish to learn about safe gun storage and get a free lock box or trigger lock.

Supplies are limited and it’s first come, first served. There is no ID required to receive an item. Participants must be present to receive the items and be 18 years or older. Items are limited to one per person and two per household.

Attendees can also learn about the importance of safe gun storage, especially for homes with children and teens and receive hands-on training on how to use a lock box and trigger lock.

To learn more visit www.seattlechildrens.org/gunsafety

Event Sponsors include Yakima Valley Farm Workers Clinic, Seattle Children’s Hospital, Yakima Health District, Safe Yakima Valley, Community Safety Network of Toppenish, Heritage University, Toppenish Community Hospital, Ideal Lumber & Hardware Supply, Inc. and Lok-It-Up.

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About Yakima Valley Farm Workers Clinic: The Yakima Valley Farm Workers Clinic is a nonprofit 501(c)(3) organization that provides comprehensive medical, dental, and social services for more than 139,000 people throughout the Pacific Northwest. Yakima Valley Farm Workers Clinic employs 1,390 full-time staff and more than 600 part-time staff, medical residents, dental residents, students and volunteers. Facilities: 19 medical clinics, 10 dental clinics, 57 programs. Locations: Washington State clinics are located in Grandview, Prosser, Pasco, Spokane, Sunnyside, Toppenish, Yakima, Walla Walla and Wapato. In Oregon, clinics are located in Hermiston, Portland, Salem and Woodburn. Visit: www.yvfwc.com

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