Evangelical Community Health and Wellness to Hold Free Bike Helmet Giveaway and Safety Program in May

April 10, 2019


Wearing properly-fitted, Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) regulated helmets can reduce the risk of head injuries by at least 45 percent – yet less than half of children 14 and under usually wear a bike helmet. Evangelical Community Health and Wellness wants to educate kids and parents on the importance of wearing a helmet.

On Thursday, May 30, 2019, from 4-6 pm, a free bike helmet give-away event for children 12 and under is being held at Evangelical Community Health and Wellness, 3 Hospital Drive, Suite 120, Lewisburg. The event is being sponsored by the Kiwanis Club of Buffalo Valley in Lewisburg.

Children taking part in the event will be fitted with a CPSC regulated bike helmet and instructed on safe bike helmet use in exchange for a book that is new or in good condition. Children must be present to receive a helmet and to have it properly fitted. Supplies for this event are limited and will be given away on a first come basis.

All books received during the event will be donated to the Eastern Union County Food Bank and a local child care center.

 

PHOTO 1: Trinity Brennan of Linden received a new helmet, fitted properly at the 2018 Bike Helmet Safety event held by Evangelical Community Health and Wellness. Children are invited to come to the 2019 event at a new location to receive a properly fitted helmet to ride safely this summer.

PHOTO 2: Denise Haddon, Wellness Educator with Evangelical Community Health and Wellness, fits Aubrey Arrigonie with a helmet at the 2018 Bike Helmet Safety Event.

PHOTO 3:Ann Dzwonchyk, Wellness Educator with Evangelical Community Health and Wellness, carefully tightens straps on a helmet for Ainsley Richard of Milton at the 2018 Bike Helmet Safety Event. Children are invited to come to the 2019 event at a new location to receive a properly fitted helmet to ride safely this summer.

View All

Related News

Evangelical Community Hospital Granted Funds for PRIME in 2019

Evangelical Community Hospital Granted Funds for PRIME in 2019

May 22, 2019 - What’s Happening

Evangelical Community Hospital was recently awarded a grant of $50,000 from the Ralph and Josephine Smith Fund at the First Community Foundation Partnership of Pennsylvania (FCFP). The funds are designated to support the Hospital’s Enhancing the Evangelical Experience Campaign, a comprehensive campaign that will provide philanthropic support for the Patient Room Improvement, Modernization, and Enhancement (PRIME) project, as well as, support for vital community care programs.

Read More
Volunteers Recognized at Evangelical Community Hospital in 2019

Volunteers Recognized at Evangelical Community Hospital in 2019

April 17, 2019 - What’s Happening

For National Volunteer Week, celebrated from April 7-13, 2019, Evangelical recognized how volunteers make a difference to the patient experience every day through the giving of their time and talents. Volunteers reaching milestones in their contribution of time were presented special pins. On Thursday, April 11, 2019, a special reception was held to thank all volunteers for their contributions to the Hospital.

Read More
Talk with the Doc: Evangelical’s Experts Discuss Women’s Health

Talk with the Doc: Evangelical’s Experts Discuss Women’s Health

April 10, 2019 - What’s Happening

Evangelical Community Hospital is holding a Talk with the Doc panel discussion focusing strictly on women’s health. This FREE discussion is being held Thursday, May 23, 2019, in the Apple Conference Rooms located at the rear of the O’Keefe Dining Room, and is open to any woman, any age, who wants to learn more about conditions and issues that can impact their health and the resources available to address those issues.

Read More