October 7, 2009
(Red Deer, Alberta) – The City of Red Deer was recognized yesterday for a commitment to safety with the 2009 Ambassador for Safety – Community Agency Award.
Presented by Safe Communities Central Alberta, this award acknowledges those who lead the way in reducing injury and making central Alberta the safest place to live, learn, work and play. The City has been a sponsor and supporter of Safe Communities for the past several years as they bring together community partners in injury prevention.
“It reconfirms that we’re on the right track when it comes to collaborating on safety initiatives for the benefit our whole community,” said Mayor Morris Flewwelling. “We are one of many Red Deer organizations that work to promote a culture of safety in the region, and we do it from the inside out.”
Some City departments and initiatives noted by Safe Communities include Red Deer City RCMP – Traffic Services, Emergency Services, City Traffic Engineering and Better Biking Red Deer.
“Safety is a priority, and we will continue to champion programs and initiatives that align with the Safe Communities Canada mission to make our nation the safest place in the world to live, work and play,” said Flewwelling.
For more information about Safe Communities Central Alberta visit http://www.centralalberta.safecommunities.ca/
For more information, please contact:
Mayor Morris Flewwelling
The City of Red Deer