Bessemer event focuses on child safety

BESSEMER, AL (WBRC) – An event in Bessemer is looking to help keep children from going missing.

At the S.I.P. Kids event, children were be able to get free digital fingerprinting and photos. Several local organizations were there to teach children and families how to avoid unsafe situations. The American Red Cross, Legacy YMCA, United Way, Jamjev Gymnastics, and Tae Kwon Do Academy were all in attendance.

The event is free and takes place on Friday, April 9th from 3pm to 7pm and on Saturday, April 10th from 10am to 5:30pm at Town and Country Ford.