MIDDLEPORT – The FMC Corp. plant on Route 31 will host a Community Day from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday, offering plant tours and other educational, community and children’s activities. Free hot dogs and assorted snacks will be available.
Tours, including viewing of a packing line in full operation, will run every 20 minutes. Participants must wear long-sleeve shirts, pants and closed-toe shoes. Protective eyewear, gloves and a hard hat will be provided.
Activities for children include a Kids Discovery Zone, Kids Ultimate Fire Truck Races, free face painting and the chance to make a personalized first aid kit. Eleven prizes will be given away throughout the day.
Display booths will feature information from the Middleport village historian, Future Farmers of America, Pulse Occupational Health Clinic, Go Green and the Middleport Community Advisory Panel. FMC will also offer attendees information on its community programs and products.
Retired FMC employees will be able to visit a special area where they can reconnect with colleagues, share memories, celebrate, and receive a gift.