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Safe Kids Anoka County Plans 2011 Bike Helmet Events


child in bike helmetFor people who live in or near Anoka County, Safe Kids Anoka County have announced the dates for their 2011 bicycle helmet sale and fitting events. Bike helmets will be available for both adults and children for a mere $12 each, cash or check only.

These clinics are a great place for new cyclists and cyclists who are getting back on the bike after a hiatus to get a quality helmet on the cheap, and to get expert help getting the straps and everything all proper so that the helmet actually protects your forehead and other notable parts. Kid and toddler helmets are also a great deal via these clinics, especially since kids tend to outgrow stuff or need refitting every spring even when they don’t outgrow the helmet.

Dates and locations for 2011 include:

  • Tuesday, April 12 — 4:00 – 8:00 PM, Blaine City Hall (10801 Town Square Drive, Blaine)
  • Tuesday, April 26 — 4:00 – 7:00 PM, Anoka County Sheriff’s Office (13301 Hanson Boulevard NW, Andover)
  • Tuesday, May 3 — 4:00 – 8:00 PM, Blaine City Hall (10801 Town Square Drive, Blaine)
  • Thursday, May 5 — 4:00 – 7:00 PM, Ramsey City Hall (7550 Sunwood Drive NW, Ramsey)
  • Wednesday, May 18 — 4:00 – 7:00 PM, Fridley Police Department (6431 University Avenue NE, Fridley)

Come on down and nab thyself a melon cover if you need one, or they make excellent gifts for all gift-giving occasions.

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Author: julie

Julie Kosbab is an online marketing consultant and active transportation advocate living in Anoka County, Minnesota. She was one of Minnesota's only League of American Bicyclists Certified Instructors when certified in 2005. She is a past member of the National Bicycle Tour Directors Association. She has 2 children and 4 bicycles. Find her on Twitter as @betweenstations.

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