CONTACT: ANGIE TRACHTA
Joint Office for Planning, Marketing and Communications
8788 John Pappajohn Pavilion
Iowa City IA 52242
Release: May 11, 2001
Bike rodeo to be held in Marengo June 2
IOWA CITY, Iowa -- Kids and parents are invited to attend a bike rodeo from
9 to 11 a.m. Saturday, June 2 at the Iowa Valley Elementary School parking
lot in Marengo. Bike safety information, interactive lessons on bike safety
and information on hand signals and appropriate riding attire will be available.
Bike helmets will be on sale for $5 each.
Co-coordinators of this year's bike rodeo are Galen Moser of the Marengo
Police Department and Michelle Malloy. Malloy, a pediatric nurse practitioner
at Marengo Medical Center and UI Family Care Center, Belle Plaine, received
a grant for this event from the Iowa Department of Public Health. The department's
Bureau of Emergency Medical Services awards grants to communities that are
committed to injury prevention for children.
In addition to Malloy and Moser, other Marengo police officers will help
facilitate the event. For more information, call the Marengo Medical Center
at (319) 642-5213.
University of Iowa Health Care describes the partnership between
the UI College of Medicine and the UI Hospitals and Clinics and the patient
care, medical education and research programs and services they provide.