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For Immediate Release:
May 19, 2016
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Orange County Task Force Launches Drowning Prevention Campaign
The Orange County Task Force on Drowning Prevention will launch a countywide messaging campaign using OCTA buses.
Wednesday, May 25 at 10:30 a.m.
Media staging begins at 10:15 a.m.
William Woollett Aquatic Center
4601 Walnut Ave, Irvine
The Orange County Task Force on Drowning Prevention will unveil the messaging used on OCTA buses with a large, wrapped OCTA bus. Speakers will address the importance of drowning prevention efforts and consistent messaging in Orange County. Children’s swim lessons will also be taking place in the outdoor pool.
• Todd Spitzer, Supervisor, Third District and OCTA Board Member
• Jeff Lalloway, City of Irvine Councilman and OCTA Board Member
• Stephanie Najera on behalf of Al Murray, Chairman of Drowning Prevention Task
Force and OCTA Board Member
• Assistant Sheriff Toni Bland, OCSD
• Julie Lopiccolo, Jasper Ray Foundation
One on One Interviews with Three Families who Tragically Lost Children to Drowning
- Julie Lopiccolo and Jonathan St. Clair (21-month-old son drowned in a backyardpool)
- Foster Parnell (18-year-old son drowned at the beach)
Ernie Susman (3 1⁄2-year-old daughter drowned in a community spa)
Video & Interview Opportunities Available in English and Spanish
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