Boise Boys & Girls Club Youth Receive 100 Bicycle Helmets, Safety and Health Tips From UnitedHealthcare Before the Downtown Boise Twilight Criterium

  • UnitedHealthcare Pro Cyclists and mascot Dr. Health E. Hound lead fun-filled afternoon with helmet giveaway designed to promote safe, active and healthy lifestyles

Six-year-old Cole Deyling receives a bike helmet from UnitedHealthcare Pro Cyclist Greg Henderson at a bike and helmet safety event at Hawthorne Elementary School in Boise, Idaho. UnitedHealthcare Pro Cyclists encouraged kids from the Boys & Girls club to be safe, stay active and participate in the upcoming Downtown Boise Twilight Criterium Kids’ ride event (Photo: Chad Case).

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BOISE, Idaho--()--More than 100 kids at the Boys & Girls Club at Hawthorne Elementary took part in a special event today, each receiving their own professional bike helmet donated by UnitedHealthcare.

UnitedHealthcare Pro Cycling team members Carlos Alzate, Greg Henderson, Tanner Putt and Daniel Eaton, who are participating in the Downtown Boise “Twilight Criterium” cycling race, helped lead bike/helmet safety lessons and provided stretching tips to encourage kids to be safe, stay active and participate in events like the Kids' Ride at the annual event. UnitedHealthcare’s mascot Dr. Health E. Hound was on hand to help kids decorate their helmets with decals and hand out healthy snacks.

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Contacts

UnitedHealthcare
Trevor Hayes, 702-308-9993

Release Summary

More than 100 kids at the Boys & Girls Club at Hawthorne Elementary received their own professional bike helmet donated by UnitedHealthcare.

Contacts

UnitedHealthcare
Trevor Hayes, 702-308-9993