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December 20, 2016
OCIPT NEWS: Oxford County residents invited to Touch-a-Plow!
OCIPT to host free events in Woodstock, Ingersoll and Tillsonburg to promote safe winter driving

Local residents are invited to attend one of three free Touch-a-Plow events being hosted by the Oxford County Injury Prevention Team (OCIPT). The events are intended to provide adults and kids alike with the opportunity to get up close, touch and even sit inside a real-life snowplow while raising awareness about safe winter driving practices. The three events will be hosted in Woodstock on January 3, Ingersoll on January 4 and Tillsonburg on January 5.

Residents are also encouraged to bring along their skates to take advantage of the free public skates that follow the Touch-a-Plow events in each location.

Touch-a-Plow events

WOODSTOCK

WHEN:


January 3, 2017

Touch-a-Plow: 10:30 a.m. – 11:15 a.m.
Free public skate: 11:15 a.m. – 12:05 p.m.

WHERE:


Woodstock Community Complex
381 Finkle St., Woodstock

INGERSOLL   

WHEN:


January 4, 2017

Touch-a-Plow: 10:00 a.m. – 10:45 a.m.
Free public skate: 10:30 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.

WHERE:

Ingersoll District Memorial Arena
97 Mutual St., Ingersoll

TILLSONBURG 

WHEN:


January 5, 2017

Touch-a-Plow: 9:00 a.m. – 9:45 a.m.
Free public skate: 9:30 a.m. – 10:30 a.m.

WHERE:


Tillsonburg Community Complex
10 Lisgar Ave., Tillsonburg

About Oxford County Injury Prevention Team (OCIPT)

OCIPT was formed in 1996 with the goal of reducing the risk for and the incidence of unintentional injuries in Oxford County. This includes work in the areas of safe and sober driving, pedestrian and cycling safety, ATV safety, car seat safety and pool safety.

The Oxford County Injury Prevention Team consists of members from the following organizations:

  • Canadian Red Cross
  • Community volunteers
  • Ontario Federation of ATV Clubs
  • Ontario Ministry of Transportation
  • Oxford County OPP
  • Oxford County Public Health and Emergency Services
  • Woodstock and Area Community Health Centre
  • Woodstock Fire Service
  • Woodstock Police Service
  • Young Drivers of Canada

Contact

Jenn Austin | Strategic Communication & Engagement

519.539.9800, ext. 3505 | jaustin@oxfordcounty.ca


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