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BayCare Clinic Bikes youth helmet giveaway is July 9

Tue, Jul 5, 2016

GREEN BAY – BayCare Clinic will give away free youth bike helmets and bike lights to the general public on the Fox River State Trail on Saturday morning, July 9.

 

The giveaway will take place on the trail behind Orthopedics & Sports Medicine BayCare Clinic’s location at 2020 Riverside Drive in Allouez (the former Eve’s Supper Club building).

 

Both items will be available on a first-come, first-served basis while supplies last, starting at 9 a.m.

 

“When kids wear a helmet while bike riding, they significantly lower their risk of serious head injury,” said Dr. Steven Schmidt, a plastic surgeon with BayCare Clinic and an avid cyclist.

 

“An avoidable head injury could negatively affect a child’s life forever. We want to remind the public that riding without a helmet, even for a seemingly harmless bike ride, is a huge risk that could have lasting consequences.”

 

The helmet and bike light giveaway is part of the BayCare Clinic Bikes community wellness initiative.

 

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BayCare Clinic, www.baycare.net, is the largest physician-owned specialty-care clinic in northeastern Wisconsin and Michigan’s Upper Peninsula. With its 100-plus physicians, BayCare Clinic offers expertise in more than 20 specialties, serving clinical locations in 13 regional communities. Based in Green Bay, Wis., BayCare Clinic is a joint partner in Aurora BayCare Medical Center.

 

About BayCare Clinic Bikes

BayCare Clinic Bikes promotes bicycling as a healthy, family-friendly activity. Efforts are aimed toward increasing bicycling and advocating for bicycling safety throughout northeast Wisconsin.

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