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April 18, 2014

Water safety program held for Bethel students

Presentation featured a talking robot

MT. VERNON — — A water safety presentation was held for Bethel Grade School students Wednesday, sponsored by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers.

More than 100 pre-kindergarten through fourth grade students attended the program, which took place in the school's gymnasium. Mike Edwards, a ranger for the Army Corps of Engineers, was the main presenter, along with a talking robotic sea serpent named Uncle Si-moor.

The goal of the program was to teach kids the basics of how to stay safe in and around the water.

Find out more Saturday on this site or in the print edition of the Register-News.

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