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First Lady, Tommy the Turtle to Visit Pierre Second Graders





FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE:  Friday, April 21, 2017

CONTACT: Tony Mangan, Department of Public Safety, 773-6196

 

 

First Lady, Tommy the Turtle to Visit Pierre Second Graders

 

PIERRE, S.D. – First Lady Linda Daugaard and South Dakota Emergency Management Office mascot, Tommy the Turtle, will discuss severe weather safety with second graders in Pierre on Tuesday, April 25.

 

First Lady Daugaard will read the Tommy the Turtle’s book “Tornado Alert: Don’t Get Hurt” to the students. The book’s author, Ken Alvine, also will be there to show students how to sketch cartoon characters.

 

Tuesday’s schedule has the group at Jefferson Elementary School at 8:30 a.m., Kennedy Elementary School at 10 a.m., and Buchanan Elementary School at 1 p.m. The school visits are in observance of Severe Weather Awareness Week which is being held next week in South Dakota.

 

Media is invited to attend. 

 

The Office of Emergency Management is part of the South Dakota Department of Public Safety.

 

 

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