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By The MNFUIA Team

Make Your House a Haven for Trick-or-Treaters!
 

Halloween is one of the fall season’s most treasured holidays. Kids love to dress up, get together with friends, and go door-to-door in search of the biggest and best goodies.
 

If your neighborhood tends to be teeming with little ghosts, goblins, superheroes and princesses, you’ll want to be sure your yard and stoop are safe and welcoming. A little pre-planning can prevent unfortunate accidents that could turn out to be tragic for kids and trying for you.
 

Here are some pointers for ensuring your house is a safe place for trick-or-treaters on October 31.

  • Pets first. Many dogs, cats, and other furry family companions get scared when oddly dressed strangers approach their door in droves. Make sure your pet is in a safe and comfortable space or take them to a secure, relaxing offsite location for the evening.
  • Clean it up. If your yard gathers stuff - like toys, rakes and other yard tools, hoses, tree branches, you name it - take the time to clean it up. Make sure your yard is free of potential hazards and create a clutter-free walking path well before dusk falls this Halloween.
  • Light it up. Make sure you offer a well-lit path. You can do this using any type of yard lights, from solar, string, LED, existing outdoor lighting or glow-in-the-dark.
  • Turn it off. When you’re done for the night, make it obvious by turning any and all inviting lights off. However, if you’re still offering candy in a bowl outside, do make sure to keep the path well-lit until your sweet treats are tucked away inside the house.


At Farmers Union Insurance Agency, we hope you enjoy a safe Halloween devoid of tricks and full of treats!  Contact Us today!

Thanks to Safeco Insurance for contributing to the content of this blog.


This Day in History....


October 1: Walt Disney World opened in Orlando, FL (1971).
October 2: Peanuts comic by Charles Schultz first appeared (1950). 
October 3: The "Mickey Mouse Club" premiered on TV (1955).
October 4: Mickey Mantle hit grand slam in World Series (1953).
October 5: US performed nuclear test at Nevada Test Site (1958).
October 6: Thomas Edison showed first motion picture (1889).
October 7: Motion Picture Assn adopted film rating system (1968).
October 8: Ringo Starr took and passed his drivers test (1964).
October 9: American Humane Society formed in Cleveland (1877).
October 10: The US overtook Okinawa, Japan (1944).
October 11: Astronaut Kathryn Sullivan's 1st US female space walk (1984).
October 12: First Oktoberfest held in Munich, Germany (1810).
October 13: The US Continental Navy was created (1775).
October 14: Martin Luther King, Jr. awarded Nobel Peace Prize (1964).
October 15: "I Love Lucy" premiered on TV (1951).
October 16: Brigham Young Univ. founded in Provo, Utah (1875).
October 17: Al Capone convicted of income tax evasion (1931).
October 18: Walt Disney's "Jungle Book" released (1967).
October 19: The Revolutionary War ended (1781).
October 20: Walter Cronkite began hosting weekly show (1957).
October 21: 1st Americans fight in WWI (1917).
October 22: Thomas Edison invented filament light bulb (1879).
October 23: 25,000 women marched in NYC for right to vote (1915).
October 24: Anna Taylor 1st person over Niagra Falls in barrel (1901).
October 25: US forces invaded Grenada (1983).
October 26: The Erie Canal opened (1825).
October 27: Teddy bear named after President Roosevelt (1858).
October 28: France presented US with Statue of Liberty (1886).
October 29: NY Stock Exchange crash began Great Depression (1929).
October 30: Jesse James Gang robbed bank in MO for $2,000 (1866).
October 31: Halloween; Spanish Flu killed 21,000 in 1 week (1918).



 


 

With hunting season here, Cottage Grove, Minnesota Police Detective Shawn Ebeling and the MN DNR have some important safety tips.  
Video originally published on September 24, 2014 on YouTube.  www.swctc.org   www.dnr.state.mn.us





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