Photo/Story Gallery 2009

FHP Participates in Annual Kids Karnival

Many parents took an opportunity to get photos of their children in the patrol car.Troopers hand out safety education information to parents.Each year the University of Florida O’Connell Center holds the Annual Kids Karnival in the O’Connell Center and this year was no exception.

Lt. Pat Riordan along with Troop B Auxiliary was available to provide safety information and materials, as well as a demonstration of the rollover simulator. The event featured Nick Live!, SpongeBob SquarePants, a BMX Stunt Show, a Live Petting Zoo, and 6 fun-filled lands, FHP was in Safety Land, of course.

Approximately 18 local businesses were represented, and it was sponsored by Cox Media, Cox Communications and WKTK & WSKY radio stations. The event was a huge success with over 10,000 people attending.