(HIGHLAND, IL) – HSHS St. Joseph’s Hospital Highland and Highland Police Department invite the community to attend their annual Bike Rodeo on Saturday, June 22 from 9 a.m. to 11 a.m. at Kloss Furniture parking lot. The first 100 participants will receive a free bike helmet.
 
This event will offer:

  • -   Free bike helmet fittings

  • -   Bike inspections and light maintenance for those who bring their bike

  • -   Highland Fire Station will be open for tours

  • -   Refreshments, drawings and giveaways
     

“With summer right around the corner, it is recommended to have bikes inspected and helmets properly fitted to avoid accidents or injuries,” said Barb Strieker, Community Benefits Facilitator at HSHS St. Joseph’s Hospital Highland and coordinator for the Bike Rodeo event. “We are thankful for the partnership with Highland Police Department and the support of all our sponsors who allow us to provide a fun-filled morning for our local community.”
 
This event is sponsored by HSHS St. Joseph’s Hospital PrimeHealth Partners: The Korte Company, Highland Machine and Oberbeck Grain Co.
 
Additional event sponsors include: The Cyclery, Tru-Buy, Korte Meats, Highland Optimist, Highland Moose Lodge, Highland Wal-Mart, Highland EMS, Highland Fire Department, Highland Pierron Fire Department, Highland Police Department, Kloss Furniture and Foppe Visual Communications.
 
In the event of rain on June 22, a rain date is set for June 29. For more information about the Bike Rodeo, call (618) 526-5378.

Media Contact

Ashley Gramann

Manager, Communications
HSHS Illinois
Office: (618) 526-5439
ashley.gramann@hshs.org

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