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K.I.S.S. program comes to Discovery Center in Rockford


Keeping your kids safe and in your sights this Summer is becoming easier with the help of the Illinois Tollway and Illinois State Police District 15. 

K.I.S.S. stands for Kids Identification and Safety Seat.  The project gives parents and caregivers free ID cards and inspects child safety seats.

80-percent of safety seats in Illinois are installed improperly according to the ISP.  Certified child passenger safety technicians were on hand at the Discovery Museum Center in Rockford on Saturday to ensure seats were properly installed.

Also, 2100 children a day are reported missing in the U.S.  That's why having an ID card with updated height and weight of your child is so important.
K.I.S.S. events continue throughout the summer, including:
Friday, June 14                       Jewel-Osco, Alsip                                           2 p.m. to 6 p.m.
Tuesday, June 18                   Jewel-Osco, Villa Park                                    2 p.m. to 6 p.m.
Saturday, June 29                   IKEA Bolingbrook                                            10 a.m. to 2 p.m.
Friday, July 5                           Chicago Southland Lincoln Oasis                   10 a.m. to 2 p.m.
Saturday, July 6                      Kohl Children's Museum, Glenview                10 a.m. to 2 p.m.
Saturday, July 13                    Discovery Center Museum, Rockford             10 a.m. to 2 p.m.
Thursday, July 18                    Jewel-Osco, Glendale Heights                        2 p.m. to 6 p.m.
Saturday, July 27                    DuPage Children's Museum, Naperville         10 a.m. to 2 p.m.

Saturday, August 3                 IKEA Schaumburg                                          10 a.m. to 2 p.m.
Saturday, September 21         Tollway Family Safety Fair, Downers Grove   10 a.m. to 2 p.m.
For more information about K.I.S.S. events, visit the Tollway's web site at http://www.illinoistollway.com/state-police/safety-and-education/kiss-events
Tollway video of fingerprinting for kids' identification cards is available at http://youtu.be/Z7XLfDaFdqE

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