The Smokey Bear Association a nationwide association of friend,fans and collectors of Smokey Bear will hold it’s three day Smokey on the Lake convention in Coeur d’Alene April 18 – 20 at the Coeur d’Alene Resort.
On Tuesday April 19 from 3:30 – 7:00pm the SBA will hold a open house for the public in conjunction with the Greater Kootenai County Fire Prevention Cooperative and Shoshone County Fire Prevention Co-op. Highlighting the open house will be free give-aways, Facebook photos with Smokey Bear, Smokey Bear Cake Decorating awards and tasting, Smokey Bear Coloring Contest display & awards. Smokey Bear Collectors Road Show as well as exhibits and Smokey Bear items for sale. Shoshone County Fire Prevention Co-op will present the “Fire Safety Showdown”skit twice during the evening and the Greater Kootenai County Fire Prevention Cooperative will be handing out free Smokey Bear and Fire Prevention items, as well as displaying firetrucks and other apparatus.
Come and meet Smokey Bear, enjoy some free cake, have your picture taken with Smokey for posting on the new Idaho Smokey Bear facebook page and then check out some rare and one of kind Smokey Bear collectibles. Get to know and thank your local Fire Safety Professionals while learning how to keep your home and Smokey’s Forest safe. Bring your cherished Smokey Bear item and learn it’s history and value while you met and great Smokey Bear and all his friends.