Posted by Nicholas Montoya
MESQUITE, NV (Dept. of Athletics & Leisure Services) - The Mesquite Police Department (MPD), the Department of Athletics and Leisure Services along with the Virgin Valley Elementary School PTO is hosting a Bicycle Rodeo.
On Thursday, May 16, 2019 the City of Mesquite Police Department, Department of Athletics & Leisure Services along with in coordination with the Virgin Valley Elementary School Parent Teachers Organization (PTO) will be conducting a 5 station bicycle safety course (rodeo). This special event will help our children in the community know the do’s and don’ts of riding their bicycles on and off the roads. To develop the needed skills necessary to survive when a potential hazard exists. “Summer break is right here and we want our kids to be as safe as possible when riding through the City,” said Shannon Hughes, PTO President.
The information below is provided to assist in educating our children on the rules of the road.
Working with the State of Nevada and The RTC of Southern Nevada the Department of Athletics and Leisure Services has received a Donation/Grant of around 750 helmets to hand out to each participants of the Bike Rodeo on May 16, 2019. “We want to thank the State of Nevada (NDOT) Nevada Department of Transportation and especially the (RTC) Regional Transportation Commission of Southern Nevada for the Helmets, the Mesquite Police Department and the PTO for allowing us to be involved, the Mesquite Police Department will teach and guide the children to be as safe as possible for bicycle safety during these summer months”, said Nicholas Montoya, Director of Athletics & Leisure Services.
Location: Virgin Valley Elementary School
Date: May 16, 2019
Time: 9:00 A.M. – 11:00 A.M.
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