Live Demonstration includes victims, accident scene and Rescue Riders in Action
Who: Founder & President of Rescue Riders Allstate Agent Dean Akey, Founder & Director of Accident Scene Management, Inc. Vicki Roberts-Sanfelipo, and representatives from the Allstate Foundation.
What: The Allstate Foundation invites you to a live demo of the Rescue Riders! The Rescue Riders provide motorcyclists with first aid training and tools so they can help victims on the scene of an accident. The demo will walk through step-by-step what trained Rescue Riders can do as first responders to an accident scene. The Allstate Foundation will also be presenting a check for $15,000 to the nonprofit organization Accident Scene Management, Inc. to provide training for volunteers of the Rescue Rider program.
When: August 27, 2008, 1:00 p.m.
Where: The Allstate Garage at the Harley 105th Celebration
Temporarily located at the Italian Community Center (¼ mile from Summerfest entrance)
631 E Chicago Street, Milwaukee, WI 53202
Why: With an increased interest in motorcycles, states often times see the number of fatalities increase on roads. This is an opportunity to provide a real-life example of what Rescue Riders can do after a crash to help reduce injuries and fatalities for Wisconsin bikers and motorists.
Visual: Victims, accident scene, rescuers. Rescue Riders demo their role as first responders to a life-like crash scene, showing the PACT principles of Prevent, Assess, Call for help and Treat the injuries.
For more information about the Rescue Riders, please visit www.rescueriders.org. For more information about Accident Scene Management, please visit www.accidentscene.org.
About The Allstate Foundation – Established in 1952, The Allstate Foundation is an independent, charitable organization made possible by subsidiaries of The Allstate Corporation. The Allstate Foundation supports community initiatives to promote "safe and vital communities"; "tolerance, inclusion, and diversity"; and "economic empowerment." The Allstate Foundation believes in the financial potential of every individual and in helping America's families achieve their American dream. For additional information, visit www.allstate.com/foundation.