Medical Center Hosts Trunk-or-Treating Event

By WBKO | 

This afternoon the Medical Center hosted its annual "Heroes" event.

It gave parents the opportunity to let their children trick or treat in a safe environment.

However, the purpose of the event went beyond candy and fun.

It was a chance for children to interact with first responder in a calming environment.

"Fire departments, police officers, Warren County Sheriff's office, ambulances -- a lot of the times when they see us it's not a fun experience for them, so this is a more positive spin on things. So they can interact with us and know that we're safe -- they can trust us," said Kendra Messenger, a paramedic.

It was the third year for the event and 750 people were there.

Comments are posted from viewers like you and do not always reflect the views of this station.
powered by Disqus