KidsSafetyFest 2017 City of Essexville

Touch a Truck Area

Thanks to Triple R Trucking, Essexville-Hampton Schools, Waste Management, the Essexville Coast Guard Station, Mitchell Motorcoach, and our DPW staff.

U.S. Coast Guard

Safety Vehicles

Thanks to the Life Net Helicopter Crew, Bangor Fire Safety House, McLaren Bay Region EMS, Great Lakes Mobile Dental, our Essexville Public Safety Department. A special thank you to our Public Safety Officers and our Volunteer Fire Fighters!

Life Net
Bangor Fire Safety House
Great Lakes Bay Mobile Dental Bus!
Bay County 911 practice calls
Thanks to the DPW for building our flame house and to our volunteer firefighters and Council Member Bob Mantei for helping the kids put out the flames!

Petting Zoo and Pony Rides

Thanks to Chamberlin's Petting Zoo


Special thanks to Anna for the balloon hats!

Rain Gutter Regatta and Tattoos

A chilly day for the Dunk Tank!

Thanks to the Gutzwiller Family for face painting!

The Saginaw Valley State University Cardinal Marching Band

Thanks to Dr. Norm Wika for his help getting the band to Essexville!


Nose to Tails Cat and Dog Grooming, Standish
Thanks, Molly!
And Ashley!

Bike Rodeo

Public Safety Officer Gokey and Mary Kunz, from the Field Neurosciences Institute, led the Bike Rodeo and distributed bike helmets. Thank you!!!

Our own Essexville Garber Marching Band!

bounce houses!

Moonwalk Man of Mt. Morris

Hay Rides throughout town

Thanks Bay Landscaping, Heinz's Farms of Hampton Township, and our drivers, Pat and Dave

Lou E. Loon of the Great Lakes Loons Baseball team!

Thank you, Lou E. Loon for choosing raffle winners! And thank you to the many local companies that donated prizes. The winner of girls bike, donated by Meijer's, was a 3 month old baby!

Thanks to Judy, Lisa, and Kim for making the lucky winners happy! And thanks to Chief Gutzwiller for getting so many wonderful prizes from our generous businesses in the community.

Our wonderful Hot Dog Crew!

Thanks Bill, Roger, Dan, and Jerome.

And thanks to the several students who volunteered from Ms. Gradowski's Honors U.S. History class!

Thanks to American Gourmet of Snacks right here in Essexville. We gave away nearly 900 bags of their delicious popcorn!
Thanks to the Essexville Lion's Club for their generous donation of ice cream. We went through 24 gallons!
Thanks to McDonald's for their donation of orange drink. Everyone loves McDonald's!!!
And a very special thank you to Brady Kenniston, whose photos are absolutely wonderful. Thank you for volunteering your time!

A final thanks to EVERY city employee and elected official who gave their time to make this event successful! See you next year!


Brady Kenniston Jennifer Gradowski

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