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1. Regarding Helmets.
Tom Recktenwalt received this information in a safety briefing. The father is a Master Sergeant with they wear their helmets when blading, skate boarding or biking. If this message
Two Wheels, One Voice. A Story About a Boy,
A Bicycle And A Helmet Tom Recktenwalt received this information in a safety briefing. The father is a Master Sergeant with the Air Force stationed at Langley Air Force Base, Virginia. What happened to him and his boys could happen to any father and any sons.
Please read on... Regarding Helmets. The Sergeant wrote his First Sergeant telling him of his experience. "I'm passing to you my experience over the last couple of days in hopes that maybe it can be passed on to others and possibly prevent someone else's siblings from receiving life threatening injuries. "My two sons, 9 and 11, are usually pretty safety conscious. When they take off on their bikes or roller blades they almost always grab their helmets and throw them on. But, on the other hand, when they're in a hurry, they sometimes do not. Well, we as parents try to catch those incidents and immediately make the correction. Sometimes we get complacent and don't even notice. "Well, Wednesday evening right after school, we took off on our usual roller blading excursion around the neighborhood (Without helmets this time) and sure enough, my youngest, Trent, got his blades caught up with his brother's, got turned around and landed right on the back of his head. I'm amazed that he wasn't knocked unconscious. He was hurting pretty bad and had blood coming from his right ear and nose. Sure, kids fall and bump their head, but this was giving me a serious message to take him to the hospital.

2. Special Events
safety Week Each May for a week the Community Benefit Committee concentrates on promoting the use of helmets for biking, blading and boarding events.htm
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The Port Huron Hospital Foundation holds several events throughout the year. Two fundraising events: the Annual Golf Classic and Festival of Trees.
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- Since 1980, the Annual Golf Classic, which is held on the 2nd Tuesday in July, has raised more than $620,000 net to support a wide variety of programs and services at Port Huron Hospital. Festival of Trees - Held annually, the weekend following Thanksgiving weekend at McMorran Place Arena in Port Huron. With over 75 decorated Christmas trees and many activities for children Festival of Trees is a great way to kick off the holiday season!
  • Thursday evening - Preview Party. A gala event, optional black tie. The first opportunity to view the trees. Reservations are required. Sunday - Breakfast with Santa. Breakfast at McMorran with Santa and Mrs. Claus. Reservations are required.
There are many opportunities for involvement in addition to attending the event: sponsorships, designers, entertainment and volunteers. For more information or to make reservations call the Foundation office at 810.982.3776.

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the importance of wearing proper safety gear, which included helmets, knee elbow pads and gloves will recognize the safety risks of blading, boarding and biking and wear equipment
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The show consisted of doing stunts, jumps, grinds and also some freestyle skills. The crowd really got into Lee Brinkman's performance that attempted numerous high jumps ranging from 360’s to no arms and legs with very high air. At the end of the show all spectators were eligible for safety equipment door prizes paid for by Culver and Pizza Hut. KIKC radio donated on air advertising that also included an interview with Lee that was aired on Friday and Saturday mornings. Prizes won included six helmets and 4 sets of elbow and kneepads. In addition the performers handed out numerous stickers to the kids and even signed a few autographs. We are planning some more skate park events for next year and will be focussing on a skate board event for sure. The message was very clear that wearing safety gear is not only important but also cool. If nothing else occurs maybe more kids will recognize the safety risks of blading, boarding and biking and wear equipment which will minimize any serious injuries. Any promotion we do at Millennium Park will always be designed to promote and increase safety.

4. Bike Helmets Are "Ticket To Safety"
bicycle riders in King County wear a fastened, safetyapproved helmet. in $100 shoes to protect their feet yet biking, blading and boarding without helmets
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Law enforcement primed to enforce King County Bicycle Helmet Law Saturday, May 15, 2004
nd community partners came together for a "Ticket to Safety" event to stress bike helmet education and enforcement, given the expanded bike helmet regulations for Seattle and King County. King County Executive Ron Sims urges residents to enjoy local bike trails and always wear bike helmets "King County is home to extensive bike trails, many avid bicyclists and bicycle clubs, and numerous recreational cyclists like myself," said King County Executive Ron Sims. "Let's enjoy this great activity to the fullest, and this means always wearing a helmet." In King County from 1997 to 2001, over 850 people required hospitalization for bicycle-related crashes, and an additional 24 people died. Head injuries account for 60% of bicycle-related deaths.

5. Head Injuries. Think Safety. -Pediatrics
Think safety. Information about head injury, from your Guide Do you wear a helmet while rollerblading, snow-boarding, riding a bicycle require the use of helmets for biking and seatbelts while driving. Think safety. Teach children safe
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Dateline: 02/08/99 update Do you wear a helmet while roller-blading, snow-boarding, riding a bicycle? Do you wear a seatbelt? You should insist that your children do. Injuries kill more children and adolescents than all diseases combined. Biking, falls, cars, sports, and firearms can all be dangerous. Unlike many other pediatric emergencies, head injuries can sometimes be prevented by simply wearing a helmet or buckling a seatbelt properly. The most common type of traumatic brain injury results from accidents in which the head strikes an object. Other causes include whiplash and shaken baby syndrome. Many states have laws that require the use of helmets for biking and seatbelts while driving. Think safety. Teach children safe behavior.

6. Prevention - The Brain Injury Association Of Chatham-Kent
and promotion of helmet usage while biking, blading, boarding and scootering BIACK provides safety information and helmets through Smith s Cycle.
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"Use Your Helmet, Not Your Head": Timely Tips on Kids' Helmets from the Experts at and
DOVER, MA August 9, 2002
Boarding, biking, blading, - outfitting the kids has taken on a whole new dimension. Number one on the "to do" list should be "check out protective gear," particularly helmets to protect sensitive developing brains.
But use your head in choosing a helmet.
"Helmets have become an integral part of kids' day to day sporting activities," notes George Hall, co-founder of , the definitive website for all snow sport accessories. "We've even added a sister site to address the growing need for specialized gear in a variety of sports" adds co-founder David Laidman.
Headlining Helmets Worldwide, advocates for helmet use in children's sports have taken a strong stance in their effort to reduce head injuries. In the U.S. 20 states have bicycle helmet laws on the books for children, while the International Inline Skating Association supports legislation requiring persons under the age of 18 to wear helmets while inline skating, and strongly recommends voluntary use of helmets by all skaters. France recently launched a nationwide campaign to promote ski helmets for children and, back in the U.S., both the Aspen Skiing Company and Crested Butte have announced that all ski and snowboard students age 12 and younger are required to wear helmets while attending lessons. In another example of the growing emphasis on helmets, the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission also recommends using a bicycle helmet while on a scooter.

8. PRESS RELEASE: “Use Your Helmet, Not Your Head”
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But use your head in choosing a helmet.

9. Summer Safety
helmets, elbow and knee pads as well as wrist guards are good things to wear while biking, roller blading, or skate boarding to prevent injuries. Safety
Summer Safety Kids during all your summer fun please remember to be safe!! And remember these great tips!! Helmets, elbow and knee pads as well as wrist guards are good things to wear while biking, roller blading, or skate boarding to prevent injuries. While at the beach or pool don't forget the sunscreen and especially your water safety rules. How about some fun summer learning by taking swimming lessons. This is great whether your a beginner or an accomplished swimmer brushing up on your skills. While outdoors, especially at night ,watch out for those nasty mosquitoes ( which can carry diseases )by using repellents. Also, poison ivy runs rampant this time of year so learn what it looks like and ...Stay Away!! Lastly, watch out for those LICE lice site !! Remember what those friendly louse said on our video....No sharing hats, brushes/combs or scrunchies. Enjoy your summer!! Prevention is Powerful Summer Safety Site:

10. - News For You: Fun Rock, New Muppet, Helmet Heads - July 19, 2002
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  • What is "garage rock"? How does its style differ from other forms of mainstream music? Which bands play garage rock? Who is Little Steven Van Zandt? What is his opinion of the music options for today's youngsters? Group students and assign each group one of the following decades: 1970s, 1980s, 1990s, or 2000s. Instruct groups to conduct research to learn about the type of music that was/is most popular with teenagers during their assigned eras. After each group presents its findings, ask: To what extent did/does the music reflect the culture and politics of the era? Discuss. Discuss the following questions with classmates: How often do you listen to music? How important is music to your life? Why? In which of your classes is music discussed, and to what purpose? Do you believe that music should be incorporated into language arts and social studies curriculums? If so, in what contexts? If not, why not? In what ways can music help people study and understand culture?
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    14. Bicycling - Go Milpitas!
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    Looking for an online weight loss plan? Weight Watchers , a name you can trust. Go Milpitas! Your Community Website I am Ann Zeise, your guide to the best and most interesting and useful sites and articles about Milpitas and Silicon Valley on the web. Search This Site The Web for Home Shopping Events Community Forum ... Newsletter Site Index: A B C D ... Z Bicycling
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    California Bike Commute Week
    Held annually in May. Check here for exactly when. Local event usually announced on City Hall homepage. General Bay Area event here Hellyer Velodrome Calendar
    Event schedules for bike racing at Hellyer County Park. SBAY Geek Ride
    A monthly bicycle ride event (weather permitting) from March to October. It takes place on the Sunday 8 days after the monthly SBAY Pizza meetings at 3 or 4PM. PAST BIKE EVENTS Bike/Roller Fest 2000 GOMILPITAS ARTICLE
    The Sunnyhills Neighborhood Association sponsored this event on wheels June 3, 2000. Come see the photos of the fun everyone had.

    15. OBIA Review
    which encourages helmet use while biking, blading and boarding), and an awareness campaign that focuses on the Highway 401 and construction zone safety.
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    Mark this date...
    The Annual General Meeting of Ontario Brain Injury Association is scheduled for Saturday, June 24, 2000. This year the meeting will be held in Toronto from 1:30 - 3:30 p.m., although at the time of printing the location has yet to be finalized. As in prior years, the Community Association Advisory Council and the Survivor's Advisory Council will be meeting during the morning from 10:00 a.m. until 12 noon. Your proxy form, agenda and final details on meeting location, including a map, will be sent out mid-May. Please mark this date and come out and be a part of "Brain Injury Awareness Month" and make the goals of our organization heard throughout the province.
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    ANCHOR LEAD biking, boarding, blading. to protecting against serious head injury from biking or skating For more information on helmet safety, you can go to

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    Page 120-121 10 consejos para seguridad Mantente activo…. Pero sin peligro Jugar con inteligencia es jugar seguro. ¡Aquí te damos diez conse-jos importantes para la seguridad, no importa cuál sea tu verbo!
  • ¡Usa el equipo! Si haces una actividad que requiere equipo pro-tector, úsalo siempre—y revísalo con regularidad para asegúrarte de que te sienta bien y que fun-ciona apropiadamente. ¡Protégete el meollo! Usa casco para el ciclismo, patinaje en línea y andar en monopatín. Comprueba que llevas la talla adecuada y que está bien abrochado para que no se te caiga. Pídele a un adulto que te enseñe cómo te debe sentar y cómo abrocharte el casco. ¡Caliénta! Acuérdate de estirarte y de refrescarte—¡hablamos de los músculos! Es importante calentar y refrescarse después de cada actividad.
  • 19. Catalog - Traffic - Alcohol And Bicycle Safety
    injury. This video reviews important safety equipment, maintenance and procedures for biking, boarding and blading., Bike.html

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    ALCOHOLIC BLACKOUTS AND THE BRAIN 14 Minutes This program documents causes and consequences of alcoholic blackouts as a form of amnesia. During a blackout, an individual may retain his or her ability to function, though with poor cognitive skills. Later, he or she will not remember activities that occurred during this incident. Drinkers who experience blackouts are a considerable danger to themselves and others, and binge drinkers are particularly susceptible. A case study involving a drunk driver is examined. BRANDON TELLS HIS STORY 28 Minutes This program is designed to help prevent illegal underage drinking, particularly underage drinking and driving. This is Brandon Silveria's story, who as a junior in high school chose to drink illegally and then drive. The ensuing crash nearly ended his life and has had a devestating impact on Brandon, his family and friends. 31 Minutes The leading cause of death of Native American Indians is alcohol related. This is 3-7 times higher than the national average. Nine out of ten Native American Indian teens are killed in alcohol related crashes. This video features interviews from several victims of alcohol related deaths and injuries and how it impacted their life. It also discusses various ways to build awareness and prevent future deaths and injuries by using the following techniques: Community education, legislation, enforcement and treatment.

    20. Your Health 8/98 - (Safe In Sun, Food Preparation, Kid-safe Summer
    STRAP ON A HELMET WHEN biking, boarding OR blading. in association with the Los Angeles City School Bicycle safety and Transit Educational safety Program is




    Summer months are a time for water recreational activities. But where summer and water are combined, children are especially vulnerable. Drowning is the leading cause of death for Los Angeles County youngsters from one to four years old. Of the 117 drowning deaths last year, 21 were children less than five years old. Two-thirds of these children drowned in backyard pools. It takes just a few seconds for a child to drown or nearly drown. Leaving children unattended in a few inches of water can have deadly results. In recent years, we have also seen an increase in the number of elderly persons who drowned during warm weather months. Last year, 26 people over the age of 65 drowned, compared to 15 who drowned in 1996. Many of these deaths occurred in spas and swimming pools. Seniors with heart conditions, high blood pressure or who experience dizziness and equilibrium difficulties should use caution when wading or swimming. DON'T LET A POOL MISHAP DAMPEN YOUR SUMMER SPLASH
    Drownings and near-drownings are preventable!

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