Safe Kids donation will fund projects, purchase books

ROCK ISLAND — Chelan-Douglas Safe Kids donated $300 to Rock Island Elementary as part of its National Walk to School Day Celebration on Oct. 5.

During the event, Douglas County Sheriff Harvey Gjesdal and Sgt. Paul Downs escorted students to school to promote exercise and safe pedestrian practices.

The school plans to use the funds for school projects and to buy books for the library.