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Spring Kick-Off in Photos

The April 7 Safe Routes to School Spring Kick-Off was AMAZING!  

If you joined us, re-live the day through the following photo collection.  If you missed the day and want to see why you should join our 2013 Kick-Off next April, scroll on.

- Learn to ride a bike class!

- Bike rodeo and bike skills course!

- Learn to fix a flat tire!

- Helmet Egg Drop teaches kids why it's important to protect your noggin!

- Helmet fitting and $5 helmet sales help families be able to protect their noggins!

- Sign decorating reinforces for kids why walking to school is cool, fun and a healthy choice!

- Signs and smiles accompany families as we simulate a "Walking School Bus" to lunch.

- The Kick-Off Passport encourages students to visit all 7 stations and is also the raffle ticket.

- Bike decorating helps prepare bikes for the celebratory community bike ride!

- The celebration is punctuated with a Community Bike Ride!

Axel wins the grand prize for the raffle, a NEW BIKE!  He and his family pick out his bike at their local bike shop, The Outer Rim.

 

Not displayed here in photos, but other amazing additions to the day included:

- Free Bike Repair (Thank you to The Outer Rim Bike Shop!)

- Free Lunch 

- Free bikes and helmets to borrow for the day's activities

Thank you to all who joined us and to all our wonderful volunteers who made this event possible!