RADIO DISNEY AND UL CULMINATE MULTIMARKET SAFETY SERIES BY SPREADING HOLIDAY SAFETY TIPS TO KIDS AND FAMILIES
--Safety Series Touches Nearly 2 Million Kids and Families Nationwide--
Radio Disney, the #1 radio network for kids, tweens and families and Underwriters Laboratories (UL), a global safety organization which works to promote safe living and working environments for people everywhere, culminate a multimarket safety series that reached nearly two million people in over 25 markets with holiday events that will help spread safety tips to kids and families.
Beginning SATURDAY, DECEMBER 1, local holiday events in Seattle, Portland, Orlando, Little Rock and Albany will offer interactive entertainment and safety-themed games to remind kids and families how to make Safety Smart decisions for the holidays with simple steps to help keep your family safe including: watering your tree daily; blowing out unattended candles; and always make sure your holiday lights and decorations bear the UL Mark of Safety.
Event details are as follows:
December 1 (11:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m.) - Big Jingle Jubilee Holiday Parade at East Rivermarket Pavillion with Radio Disney 99.5FM Little Rock
December 1 (4:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m.) - Kirkland Tree Lighting with Radio Disney AM 1250 Seattle
December 1 (6:30 p.m. – 8:00 p.m.) - Beaverton Tree Lighting in City of Beaverton with Radio Disney AM 1640 Portland
December 2 (11:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.) – The Annual Troy Victorian Stroll in Downtown Troy with Radio Disney AM 1460 Albany
December 8 (6:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m.) – Now Snowing Nightly in Celebration Town Center with Radio Disney AM 990 Orlando
· Water your tree daily.
· Blow out unattended candles.
Additional tips include:
1. Only plug in one plug per outlet
2. When online shopping, be aware of what personal information you are providing
3. Always log off a website before you close your browser
4. Stay at least 3 feet away from portable heaters
5. Keep stairways and pathways free of clutter
6. Remind your kids to dial in 9-1-1 in emergencies
7. Make sure your home has a UL listed Carbon Monoxide alarm, UL listed Fire Extinguishers and a home escape plan
About Radio Disney
Radio Disney is the #1, 24-hour radio network devoted to kids, tweens and families. Kids help pick the music that is played and are encouraged to interact via a toll-free phone line to the Radio Disney studio. The network's current playlist, driven by listener requests and representing major record labels, includes recording artists Selena Gomez, Justin Bieber, One Direction, Taylor Swift, Katy Perry, Cody Simpson, Mindless Behavior and Adele. The network is available on 31 owned terrestrial radio stations and is also available via RadioDisney.com, Sirius XM satellite radio on channel 79, iTunes Radio Tuner, mobile phones, the Radio Disney iPhone and Android Apps, and the Radio Disney Facebook page.
About Underwriters Laboratories (UL)
UL is a premier global safety science company with more than 100 years of proven history. Employing nearly 10,000 professionals in 46 countries, UL is evolving the future of safety with five distinct business units - Product Safety, Environment, Life & Health, Verification and Knowledge Services - to meet the expanding needs of customers and the global public. For more information on UL's family of companies and network of 95 laboratory, testing, and certification facilities, go to UL.com.