Operation Bike Smart upcoming

  • May. 5, 2008 11:00 a.m.

Submitted article–The Queen Charlotte RCMP pleased to announce “Operation Bike Smart”. On June 6, a bike rodeo will be held at Sk’aadgaa Naay elementary school in Skidegate. On June 9, another will be held at Agnes L. Mathers in Sandspit. Events will include bike safety, rules of the road, hand signalling, proper safety attire, helmet fitting, bike mechanical checks, the law and theft prevention. Parents should ensure their children bring their bicycles to school so they may fully participate in the practical portion of the events which includes an obstacle course. All student participants will receive a brand new bike helmet and bike lock. In addition all students will be entered in a draw for their chance to win a brand new bicycle. Parents sponsors and community members wishing to participate should contact Constable Chris Chanin or Constable Andrew West of the Queen Charlotte RCMP 559-4421 on or before May 20. The RCMP would like to thank the following for their generous support: ICBC, Sk’aadgaa Naay PAC, Key West Insurance, Skidegate Band Council, Skidegate Inlet Lions Club, Skidegate Health Centre, Northern Savings Credit Union, Village of Queen Charlotte, QCI Hospital Day Foundation, Gwaii Trust and the Road Health Coalition. We hope to see you there!