DMCOC will host the Safety Over the Horizon fundraiser for Anna Waters Head Start on August 25, 2017 at New Horizon Family & Child Developmental Center on 275 E. Condit St. in Decatur.
The fundraiser will help raise $100,000 to build a needed safety bus driveway at the New Horizon facility. Presently, buses have had to use the street for picking up and dropping off students, leading to a significant amount of traffic congestion on the street before and after school. The driveway would allow buses to park off the street, increasing the safety of students.
The event, which will run from 4-8 p.m., is open to the public and will include family oriented games for all ages, arts and crafts vendors, and a dunking tank. The Decatur Police Department will also have their K-9 unit demonstrate their skills at the event.
To help make this event fun for all ages, DMCOC is also having a friendly competition between Chicago fans and St. Louis fans to see how much money each side can raise.
Donations can be made at the event, at the DMCOC office on W. Marietta, and on the DMCOC website.