BURRILLVILLE – “Hey Kids!”
Welcome to the brand new Buckleupallofus Kids Safety Zone radio show airing every Tuesday on WBLQ Radio Station after the 4:00 news and inspirational message of the day segments of the broadcast hour.
Every week, Buckleupallofus visits the radio station along with award-winning cartoon characters creator, cartoonist and child safety advocate, Jim Weicherding, radio station owner, Crazy Chris Dipaola and special guests that discuss important safety topics based upon Jim’s “Seasons Of Safety” Kids Coloring Campaign utilized by police officers, firefighters, pediatricians, grade school nurses, daycare educators, librarians and family clinics across America every day, week and month of the year as an educational vehicle that reaches out to kids everywhere about their safety.
This week’s safety topic had everyone talking about Kids Alone In Hot Cars. The new kids safety radio show has had special guests that included Westerly Police Chief Lacey, talking about car seat and buckle up safety with Jim, Buckleupallofus and Crazy Chris. Police officers, firefighters, pediatricians, grade school teachers and nurses, daycare staff and librarians are being added onto the schedule as special guests to talk about a wide variety of kids safety topics every week. We even have some New England sports athletes, race car drivers and celebrities appearing on Kids Safety Zone Radio Show as surprise special guests to talk to all of the listeners families about kids safety. It’s a lot of fun and also reaches a lot of kids and families about their safety. Tune in!
Jim Weicherding is a Burrillville resident, and the founder and creator of an award-winning traffic safety effort Seasons of Safety. Weicherding contributes kids’ coloring cartoons, which can be printed and used to help parents discuss safety issues with their children. He has a long list of police officers and firefighters in his family and has worked with law enforcement and firefighters in a creative public safety capacity for more than two decades.