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But that didn't prevent a 12-year-old Middle Tennessee boy... From taking on the important challenge.
12 year old Daylen Fisher decided to organize a children's safety fair for his Eagle Scout project.
Fisher says more than completing an eagle scout project- he hopes this fair will save someone's life.
Inside the gym of Norman Binkley Elementary School more than two hundred people came to collect information about child safety.
The event was almost three months in the making.
Daylen Fisher a 12 year old Boy scout in pursuit of becoming an eagle scout organized the safety fair.
Daylen Fisher says, “I had to come up with the idea and once I came up with the idea I had to make it happen.”
And make it happen he did...
more than 10 organizations came to share information that can keep the community's children safe including - the police and fire department the red cross and the poison control center.
Shela Crisler says, “I was so impressed when I heard what he was doing I do know the young man from cub scout camps - but to find out what was driving him to do this and this is such a good idea and he is actually the same age as my oldest son- I was impressed.”
Daylen's father Kristopher says he is proud of his son's work... And as a parent he can see this project saving a child's life.
Kristopher Fisher says, “Maybe they will get a kit that might help an abducted child or get information from the fire department that might help them save their lives at their house.”
Daylen says he was excited about the community's response to his program... A program that he put his all into.
Daylen says, “I am just thinking I did my best and my best is all I can give.”
Fisher says if everyone who came picked up at least one new safety tip... His project was a success.
After this project...
Daylen will be just two merit badges away from becoming an Eagle Scout.
Sunday, November 18 2012, 10:28 AM CST
NHK Seating expanding Murfreesboro facility
May 24, 2013 08:06 GMT
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) -- State officials say that automotive seat manufacturer NHK Seating of America Inc. plans to expand its facility in Murfreesboro, adding 94 jobs in the process.
Department of Economic and Community Development Commissioner Bill Hagerty said Thursday that the company's expansion represents a $6.8 million investment in Rutherford County.
Fred Myers, plant manager of NHK's Murfreesboro facility, says the company is adding employees and capital equipment to support increasing production volume.
NHK also plans to add a robotic weld cell that will use robots to make automotive seat structures at the facility.
NHK completed its Murfreesboro plant in 2011. Currently, 81 people are employed there.
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