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Kids Asset Carnival set

The 10th annual Kids Asset Carnival is scheduled for Saturday, Oct. 4, from 10 a.m. until 1 p.m. at the New Richmond Middle School.

Many local businesses will have booths set up with fun activities for kids that promote the 40 Developmental Assets as identified by the Search Institute of Minneapolis, Minn.

Sample activities include the milk carton piggy bank booth by First National Community Bank, karate demonstrations by AKF Martial Arts and fitness activities and castle jumper by the YMCA.

The Asset Carnival is organized by the YMCA YOUth and Families Initiative in partnership with the New Richmond School District and in cooperation with support from local businesses and organizations.

The mission of the carnival is to promote the 40 developmental assets identified as necessary to grow healthy and resilient children.

For more information, contact Kristen Latzig at 715-243-0843 or at Kristen.Latzig@