Children’s Bike Rodeo- Free Helmets

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Marquette General Women’s & Children’s Center to host Children’s Bike Rodeo

MARQUETTE- The Marquette General Women’s & Children’s Center, in conjunction with the Marquette Bike Jam, will be hosting a Children’s Bike Rodeo from 4 – 7 p.m., Friday, June 29, at the Marquette Commons, located on S. Third St. in downtown Marquette.

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Children’s Bike Rodeo

Through the Kohl’s Heads UP on Safety program, bike safety presentations will be given and children will be fitted for a free youth size bike helmet and goodie bag, provided by the Kohl’s Cares © Program.

Local bike shops in the community will provide free bike safety and fit checks and the City of Marquette will offer free bike licensing. There will also be a bike obstacle course set up for children to learn rules for safe biking and Jilbert’s Dairy and the Marquette Food Co-op have donated snacks for the participants.

The Children’s Bike Rodeo is part of the Marquette Bike Jam, which is weekend-long event filled with bike-related activities for both adults and children.

For more information on the Children’s Bike Rodeo, please call Marquette General Women & Children’s office at (906) 225-3081.

For more information on the Bike Jam, please visit www.mqtbikejam.com.

Source: Press Release

 

Photo from: Old Bicycle by Scott Meltzer

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