Safe Kids Upstate Day is Thursday

First 300 kids through the gates receive a complimentary bike helmet

By Greenville Drive | May 28, 2013 11:13 AM ET

Safe Kids Upstate is an organization whose mission is to prevent accidental childhood injury, a leading killer of children 14 and under. Led by the Children's Hospital of Greenville Health System, Safe Kids Upstate and its Safety Patrol members will be celebrated Thursday at Fluor Field.

Prior to the game members of Safety Patrol from across the Upstate will participate in a "Parade of Champions" around the Fluor Field warning track.

Safe Kids Upstate will also be providing complimentary bike helmets to the first 300 children through the gates at the ballpark. Each child receiving a helmet will be properly fitted for one their size.

First pitch for Thursday is set for 7:05 PM, with gates to Fluor Field opening at 6 PM. To purchase tickets visit the Fluor Field Box Office, call charge-by-phone at (864) 240-4528, or by logging onto

This story was not subject to the approval of the National Association of Professional Baseball Leagues or its clubs.

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