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Students get free bike helmets

April 27, 2011

DA second-grader Griffin Shenfeld watches as Oxford firefighter Dan Adorjan adjusts his new bike helmet.
POH Regional Medical Center and the Oxford Fire Department teamed up last week to distribute 350 free bicycle helmets to second-graders at Clear Lake, Lakeville, Daniel Axford and Leonard elementaries.

POH received the helmets thanks to a grant from Priority Health. Dubbed the "Safe Wheels & Heels Program," the goal is to decrease the number of bicycle-related injuries in children. Editor C.J. Carnacchio