Category Archives: Public Service Announcement

Fire Prevention Week

Fire Prevention Week is next week – October 9-15. With Fire Prevention Week, a number of local fire stations will have open houses. This year’s theme is “Don’t Wait Check the Date.” Everyone knows to replace batteries in their smoke detectors, but did you know that the smoke detectors themselves need to be replaced? Smoke Detectors I am so happy that smoke detector expiration […]

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Ann Arbor Food Contamination Incidents

Ann Arbor Food Contamination Incident

Have you heard about the attacks on the fresh food area at local grocery store? There were three confirmed attacks in the Ann Arbor area with a couple of other locations of possible attacks from mid-March through the end of April. This press release from Pittsfield Township gives the locations with definitive attacks and some possible locations. If you still have items that were purchased […]

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Child Passenger Safety Week – New PSA Campaign

This week is Child Passenger Safety Week. Have you reviewed the latest recommendations for kids in car seats? While the law is the minimum requirement for car seat usage, the actual recommendations call for longer rear facing, longer harnessing, and longer booster seat usage. See the press release below for  Car Seat Installation Inspections Did you know that many car seats […]

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PSA: FREE Household Hazardous Waste Disposal

Hazardous Household Waste Disposal

Note: This article was originally written in 2015, but has been verified for continued accuracy in April 2017. Over the last couple of years we have built a growing pile of spent batteries. We have also accumulated several Compact Fluorescent Light Bulbs as we have converted to LED bulbs in many locations. Earlier this week, my husband asked me to find […]

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Ann Arbor Parks to go Smoke Free!

This morning I was thrilled to see the announcement that 77 Ann Arbor Parks will be smoke-free beginning on February 1. The park includes 73 parks with playgrounds as well as 4 downtown parks.  It has always frustrated me when I saw people smoking on playgrounds. I always felt it was rude to be exposing kids to the second-hand smoke and […]

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CaringBridge WonderFull Donation Campaign

I participated in an Influencer Activation on behalf of Mom Central Consulting for CaringBridge. I received a promotional item to thank me for my participation. CaringBridge is a nonprofit that provides a tool for families with sick family members to start a free website to communicate with family and friends. The nonprofit organization CaringBridge is kicking-off its WonderFull themed year-end […]

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Fire Safety – Replacing Smoke Detectors

Fire Prevention - Replace Your Smoke Detectors

Last week was Fire Prevention Week. I hoped to post about Replacing Smoke Detectors then. However, my husband was out of town that week. We only changed our smoke detectors this weekend. Replacing smoke detector batteries with the time change is a well-known practice. And if you forget, modern units chirp when the battery dies. But, did you know that smoke detectors have a […]

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