SafePassage Adolescent Services ® is pleased to announce that we are co-sponsoring with Eckerd Academy of the Blue Ridge a K-9 Demonstration and Cookout. The event will be held on Thursday June 24, 2010 from 1:00P until 5:00P at the Eckerd campus in Suches, GA.

K-9 trainers and handlers from the City of Griffin GA Police Department will be on hand to demonstrate how they use K-9 dogs in everyday law enforcement activities. These special dogs and their handlers will be present to demonstrate various techniques such as building and area searches; narcotics and explosives detection; criminal apprehension and more. The Eckerd facility will be available for tour and SafePassage Owner, Holly Hunter will be on hand to answer questions concerning the best ways to safely transport at-risk adolescents, and some SafePassage personnel will be on site as well.

The event is open to Educational Consultants, therapeutic boarding school, wilderness program and residential treatment center staff. Contact Mindy Heath at Eckerd Academy of the Blue Ridge: 800.245.2305 or SafePassage Adolescent Services ® 770.667.7467 to RSVP and get directions.